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Description

Pathways is a leading national provider of community-based mental health and addiction services operating in communities across New Zealand. 

By providing a range of support services around housing, practical daily living, employment and being healthy, we help people to live well in the communities of their choice.

Charges

Our services are funded by Te Whatu Ora.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Mobile and Community Living Support Services

Our mobile wellbeing support services provide regular support to people in their home, or somewhere else in the community if they prefer. Find more information about Pathways mobile support services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, Hutt, Waikato, Canterbury, Taranaki, Wellington, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Whanganui, Wairarapa

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Our mobile wellbeing support services provide regular support to people in their home, or somewhere else in the community if they prefer.

Find more information about Pathways mobile support services

Residential Service

Our residential based recovery services provide homes in the community with staff onsite during the day and night, to support people in whatever ways they need it. Find out more about Pathways residential based recovery services.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Forensic, Residential support

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, Wellington, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, Waikato, Canterbury, Whanganui, Wairarapa, Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Our residential based recovery services provide homes in the community with staff onsite during the day and night, to support people in whatever ways they need it. 

Find out more about Pathways residential based recovery services.

Respite Services

Pathways’ wellbeing respites offer welcoming, home-like environments where people can have a short break when they need to rest and focus completely on their wellbeing. Supportive staff are on hand to help them get back on their feet. Find out more about Pathways wellbeing respite services.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Respite

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, Waikato, Canterbury, Taranaki, Wellington, Lakes, North Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Whanganui, Wairarapa

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Pathways’ wellbeing respites offer welcoming, home-like environments where people can have a short break when they need to rest and focus completely on their wellbeing. Supportive staff are on hand to help them get back on their feet.

Find out more about Pathways wellbeing respite services.

Peer-led Support Services

Pathways believes peer support specialists offer a unique understanding and relationship with people using services and is dedicated to growing the peer workforce across all services. Tupu Ake in Papatoetoe is the first mental health and wellness service of its kind in the country and provides a real alternative to hospital admission. Similar to respite Tupu Ake provides a peaceful, friendly environment where staff offer support during the day and night. Staff at Tupu Ake come from a variety of backgrounds including registered nurses, peer support specialists and counsellors. Tupu Ake caters for up to 10 guests overnight, plus an additional five during the day. Find out more about our peer services.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Respite

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, North Auckland, Central Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Pathways believes peer support specialists offer a unique understanding and relationship with people using services and is dedicated to growing the peer workforce across all services.

Tupu Ake in Papatoetoe is the first mental health and wellness service of its kind in the country and provides a real alternative to hospital admission. Similar to respite Tupu Ake provides a peaceful, friendly environment where staff offer support during the day and night. Staff at Tupu Ake come from a variety of backgrounds including registered nurses, peer support specialists and counsellors. Tupu Ake caters for up to 10 guests overnight, plus an additional five during the day.

Find out more about our peer services.

Housing Co-ordination Service

Pathways provides some support with housing co-ordination services directly. Pathways also works with our sister organisation LinkPeople to provide more extensive housing co-ordination services. Find out more about Pathways housing support services.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Residential support

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, Wellington, North Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Pathways provides some support with housing co-ordination services directly.

Pathways also works with our sister organisation LinkPeople to provide more extensive housing co-ordination services.

Find out more about Pathways housing support services

Supported Employment Co-ordination Service

Pathways works closely with Workwise employment agency if people need support to find or keep a job that’s right for them. Transitional employment opportunities Established in 2002 Hamlin Road Farm in Auckland offers people the chance to work as a farmhand for up to six months, gaining valuable paid work experience while they prepare for permanent employment elsewhere. During their time at Hamlin Road Farm workers work with an employment consultant to develop a CV. They also have the opportunity complete a National Certificate in Horticulture. Find out more about Pathways employment support services.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Supported employment

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, Wellington, Lakes, North Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, Waikato, Canterbury, Whanganui, Taranaki

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams. 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Pathways works closely with Workwise employment agency if people need support to find or keep a job that’s right for them.

Transitional employment opportunities
Established in 2002 Hamlin Road Farm in Auckland offers people the chance to work as a farmhand for up to six months, gaining valuable paid work experience while they prepare for permanent employment elsewhere.

During their time at Hamlin Road Farm workers work with an employment consultant to develop a CV. They also have the opportunity complete a National Certificate in Horticulture.

Find out more about Pathways employment support services.

Sub Acute Service

This recovery-focused service provides care for people who require supervision and support in a structured environment. The service is for people who are experiencing deterioration in their mental health or who are recovering from an acute occurrence and require a high level of supervision and support. Care is residential for those who require 24-hour supervision and who may otherwise be admitted to hospital. A day programme is available for those requiring supervision for some part of the day. This service focuses on the development of skills that will help the person to become more independent and able to reintegrate into the community. Pathways offers a range of residential-based support solutions. Please refer to the Support Services page of the Pathways website for more information.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Non-acute specialist mental health community services, Residential support

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, North Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

This recovery-focused service provides care for people who require supervision and support in a structured environment. The service is for people who are experiencing deterioration in their mental health or who are recovering from an acute occurrence and require a high level of supervision and support. Care is residential for those who require 24-hour supervision and who may otherwise be admitted to hospital. A day programme is available for those requiring supervision for some part of the day. This service focuses on the development of skills that will help the person to become more independent and able to reintegrate into the community.

Pathways offers a range of residential-based support solutions. Please refer to the Support Services page of the Pathways website for more information.

Day Programme

Our wellbeing programmes are based around activities and learning opportunities. They are designed to help people with experience of mental health issues develop skills to manage their own wellbeing. Find out more about Pathways wellbeing programmes.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, Wellington, North Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Our wellbeing programmes are based around activities and learning opportunities. They are designed to help people with experience of mental health issues develop skills to manage their own wellbeing. 

Find out more about Pathways wellbeing programmes.

Youth Services

Real is aimed at supporting young people to grow confidence, realise their potential and achieve their dreams. At Real, we want to play a part in supporting all young New Zealanders to feel great about their futures. Real provides a range of services to youth in different regions. Find out more about the services available in each region here.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - other, Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Respite

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland, Nelson Marlborough, Lakes, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Whanganui, Wairarapa, Taranaki

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams, however if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Real is aimed at supporting young people to grow confidence, realise their potential and achieve their dreams. At Real, we want to play a part in supporting all young New Zealanders to feel great about their futures.

Real provides a range of services to youth in different regions. Find out more about the services available in each region here.

Addictions and Recovery

Pathways offers a variety of addiction and recovery services in the wider Wairarapa region including: Comprehensive assessment and treatment planning Referral to other services Harm minimisation and education around risk Drug and alcohol health screening Withdrawal support and detoxification management Psychosocial support Individual and family counselling Group programs Specific addiction services are also available in some other regions. Find out more about Pathways' addiction and recovery services.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Opioid substitution treatment, Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Lakes, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Wairarapa

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Our referrals may come from the District Health Board's mental health teams, community support services, primary health services, loved ones or self referrals.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Pathways offers a variety of addiction and recovery services in the wider Wairarapa region including:

  • Comprehensive assessment and treatment planning
  • Referral to other services
  • Harm minimisation and education around risk
  • Drug and alcohol health screening 
  • Withdrawal support and detoxification management
  • Psychosocial support
  • Individual and family counselling
  • Group programs

Specific addiction services are also available in some other regions.

Find out more about Pathways' addiction and recovery services.

Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST)

Funded methadone and Suboxone programme for people with an opioid dependency. Find out more about Pathways' addiction and recovery services.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Opioid substitution treatment, Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Wairarapa

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Most of our referrals come from the District Health Board's mental health teams.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Description

Funded methadone and Suboxone programme for people with an opioid dependency.

Find out more about Pathways' addiction and recovery services.

Hamlin Road Organic Farm

While we're passionate about organic produce, the reason we exist is to help people. As part of Pathways, Hamlin Road Organic Farm's core purpose is to support people with mental health challenges into employment. Our trainees have the opportunity to gain valuable paid work experience, learn skills and build confidence while they prepare for permanent employment elsewhere. Transitional work experience We support our trainees to identify and pursue their employment goals so they can look for other work opportunities with confidence, knowing they have skills and work experience on their CV. Training While trainees are working on the farm, they can also study towards NZQA horticulture standards, through our partnership with Primary ITO. They may also complete other courses like a driving, health and safety or first aid course. Support We want our trainees to get as much as possible out of their time with us. So, our Hamlin Road Organic Farm team are always there alongside our trainees, providing lots of support and checking in to see if their needs change. Find out more here.

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Supported employment

Regions

South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

If you think you, a loved one or someone you are supporting might benefit from hands-on work experience and training at Hamlin Road Organic Farm, we’d love to hear from you!

To be eligible to become a trainee, you need to:

  • live in Counties Manukau
  • be between the ages of 18 and 65, and
  • have lived experience of mental health and addiction challenges.

You can apply to be a trainee here.

Description

While we're passionate about organic produce, the reason we exist is to help people. As part of Pathways, Hamlin Road Organic Farm's core purpose is to support people with mental health challenges into employment. Our trainees have the opportunity to gain valuable paid work experience, learn skills and build confidence while they prepare for permanent employment elsewhere.

Transitional work experience

We support our trainees to identify and pursue their employment goals so they can look for other work opportunities with confidence, knowing they have skills and work experience on their CV.

Training

While trainees are working on the farm, they can also study towards NZQA horticulture standards, through our partnership with Primary ITO. They may also complete other courses like a driving, health and safety or first aid course.

Support

We want our trainees to get as much as possible out of their time with us. So, our Hamlin Road Organic Farm team are always there alongside our trainees, providing lots of support and checking in to see if their needs change.

Find out more here.

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This page was last updated at 9:56AM on December 4, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Pathways Health.