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Penina Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

186 Russell Road, Manurewa, Auckland

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Penina was first registered in March 2001. Penina formally began operations in June 2001 with its Family Support Service. Since its humble beginnings, Penina has developed to provide a wide range of services including;

  • Family Support Service
  • Level IV Forensic Residential Rehabilitation Service
  • Youth Community Living Services 
  • Adult Community Living Services
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Learning & Development Programme
  • CSW - Cultural Support Services
  • Transitional Housing

Programmes

Adult Community Living Service (CLS)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals are made via Faletoa Counties-Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB), Pacific Mental Health Service.

Description

This service has a strengths-based, recovery orientation. It assists people who would previously have stayed in inpatient services or residential rehabilitation, or who could no longer remain in their accommodation,…

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Youth Community Living Services (YCLS)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals to YCLS are via the Vaka Toa and/or Whirinaki Clinical Teams. The referrals are directed to Penina YCLS team and are allocated according to appropriateness of staff, caseload levels…

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Description

This service provides intensive community support for clients aged up to 20 years with high and ongoing mental health requirements.

The unmet needs of our young people are priority health…

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Family Support Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referral to Family/Whanau Service is open to organisations, family/whanau and self referrals.

Description

Services provided include:

  • supplying information about mental illnesses, the mental health service system, community resources and supports that are available
  • assistance with strategies for coping with the client’s illness and…
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Residential level IV Step- Down Facility

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

East Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Description

Stepping out of a hospital environment, like Regional Forensic Services (where people have been looked after for significant periods of time), and stepping out into the community is not an…

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Cultural Support Service

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Smoking cessation, Pacific Island people

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Pacific Island people (AOD), Community based support - mental health, Pacific Island people - smoking cessation, Pacific Island people - mental health

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals to the CSW service are via Faletoa Counties-Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB), Pacific Mental Health Service and via ACLS

Description

Similar to our other support services, this service works on recovery goals and aspirations. The service works on a one to one basis with service users to understand their recovery…

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Peer Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

East Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Description

This service provides clients with support from people who have lived experience of mental illness or addiction (peers). The support is individualised to each person’s needs and helps them to…

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Penina Transitional Housing

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Process

All referrals are from the Ministry of Social Development

Description

Transitional Housing is Penina’s newest service in a contract with MSD. We work with referrals from MSD to get individuals or families into long term sustainable houses. We have 2…

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Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

186 Russell Road, Manurewa, Auckland

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Please note we run with minimal staff over the Christmas break period only in our Residential and Housing services. No Community Services will be available during the Christmas period. 

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Closed 23 Dec — 3 Jan.

Languages Spoken

Cook Islands Maori, English, Niuean, Samoan, Tongan, Tuvaluan, Sinhala

Fees

Our services are provided free of charge.

Staff

Name
Position
Roine Lealaiauloto Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Anura Jayasekara Finance and Accounts Manager
Nina Faitalia Service Delivery Manager
Ioane Lealaiauloto Property & Assets Manager
Catherine Ioane Quality Assurance Officer
Faith Esoto Peer Support and Reporting Service Leader
Emily Davidson Executive Assistant

Public Transport

The Auckland Transport website is a good resource to plan your public transport options.

Parking

Parking available behind the building and around the surrounding streets (OSP).

Contact Details

186 Russell Road, Manurewa, Auckland

South Auckland

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1 Beach Rd, Weymouth, Auckland

South Auckland

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This page was last updated at 10:45AM on November 13, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Penina Trust.