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People Relying on People (PROP)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

We support people in the Thames / Coromandel and Hauraki Districts, who have a loved one experiencing mental illness and/or addiction.

Charges

Free

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan).

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Support and Advocacy for Caregivers

We offer face to face support or are happy to meet you via video conferencing whenever the situation warrants. We also offer phone support, advocacy and connection to other local services as needed.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

For self-referrals, please contact us in the first instance by email, or by using the online contact form on our website.

Referrals from health professionals should be made via email using the PROP referral form (available on request).

Description

We offer face to face support or are happy to meet you via video conferencing whenever the situation warrants. We also offer phone support, advocacy and connection to other local services as needed.  

Support Group Meetings for Caregivers

We run support groups for existing PROP clients. We meet in Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga, Tairua, Whangamatā, Waihi, Paeroa and Te Aroha. As carer/support person for your loved one, you will gain encouragement from others who understand the impact of having a loved one living with mental illness and/or addiction.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Description

We run support groups for existing PROP clients. We meet in Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga, Tairua, Whangamatā, Waihi, Paeroa and Te Aroha.

As carer/support person for your loved one, you will gain encouragement from others who understand the impact of having a loved one living with mental illness and/or addiction. 

Adult Caregiver Retreats and Youth/Family Days Out

We can organise adult caregiver retreats and youth/family days out for existing PROP clients and whānau. Caregiver Retreats We organise day and overnight retreats to give adult caregivers time out to: have fun, relax and unwind in a safe and friendly environment be amongst others who understand and are available to talk whenever you need take a break and be spoiled Youth/Family Days Out We organise recreational outings to give younger family members some time out to: relax, have fun, be made to feel special and enjoy just being kids make new friends, reconnect with siblings/adult family members and enjoy each other's company

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Description

We can organise adult caregiver retreats and youth/family days out for existing PROP clients and whānau. 

Caregiver Retreats
We organise day and overnight retreats to give adult caregivers time out to:

  • have fun, relax and unwind in a safe and friendly environment
  • be amongst others who understand and are available to talk whenever you need
  • take a break and be spoiled


Youth/Family Days Out
We organise recreational outings to give younger family members some time out to:

  • relax, have fun, be made to feel special and enjoy just being kids
  • make new friends, reconnect with siblings/adult family members and enjoy each other's company

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Child / Tamariki friendly

Parking

Free parking at rear of building (Brown St)

Website

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

503 Queen Street
Thames
Waikato 3500

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Street Address

503 Queen Street
Thames
Waikato 3500

Postal Address

PO Box 330
Thames 3540

This page was last updated at 4:59PM on November 7, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by People Relying on People (PROP).