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Papakura Support & Counselling Centre

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Social


9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


We offer a very welcoming and safe environment to help those needing support and encouragement through difficult issues.  Our team of caring professionals will guide you to find solutions to improve self belief and promote well-being.  

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please contact us for non judgemental support and advice.

Make an appointment


Walk in

Website / App


We provide low-cost services and they may vary depending on individual circumstances.  Funding may be available for those who meet the criteria.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Fees apply, Free


9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Victim support

Stopping violence services


Support & Counselling

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment, Community based support - mental health


East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We operate as a drop-in service for crisis and support during office hours (9am - 3pm).

Individuals can walk-in or call us directly.

We work with all ages, from 8 years up. Referrals for children must come from a parent and an assessment will be completed first.

Low to moderate Mental Health, moreso Anxiety & Depression.


Counselling is a process to enable you to find solutions that are right for you. Counselling can improve your knowledge about yourself and your relationships. Your Counsellor will support and encourage you as you challenge ideas and beliefs that may no longer be helpful in your life.

We can help with Grief and Loss, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Burn out, Anger, Trauma, Relationships, Couples, Self-Esteem, Parenting, Sexual Abuse, Adolescents, Decision Making, Sexuality.

Services include:

  • Personal and Professional Development Courses 
  • ACC Counselling by a private ACC registerered counsellor
  • Clinical Psychologist - both private and ACC: work related injury, pain work, anxiety, & depression
  • Children and Adolescent Counselling
  • Telephone Support
  • Crisis Intervention & Support Work
  • Walk-in Services for crisis and support
  • Information and Referral Services

 Personal and Professional Development Courses include:

  • Liking Who I Am - Self-Esteem Course
  • Parenting Courses - for all guardians, including Grandparents for children aged 1 - 11
  • Parenting of Teenagers - for all guardians, including Grandparents for children aged 11 - 18
  • Exploration Course of Anger for Women - how do Women cope with their Anger, the impact it has on them, their loved ones, workplace & socially. Anger to losses in their lives - death of a loved one, loss of a dream, job, relationship, a marriage.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Quiet, low sensory environment, Support to make decisions, Assistance to move around

Public Transport

Visit the Auckland Transport website here for more information.


There is 90 minute parking available on Chapel Street. 


South Auckland

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Online / virtual / app, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Email: (main correspondence)

4 Opaheke Road
Auckland 2110

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Street Address

4 Opaheke Road
Auckland 2110

Postal Address

PO Box 72 909
Papakura 2244

This page was last updated at 10:23AM on July 28, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Papakura Support & Counselling Centre.