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Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.


Piki Programme

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - addictions (AOD), Helpline / self-help - mental health, Peer support (AOD), Community / social support (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based support - mental health


Wellington, Wairarapa, Hutt

Age Groups


Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

If you or someone you know is 18-25 years old, lives in the Greater Wellington region, and would like to access free support, the Piki programme may be helpful.

You can self-refer directly through the Piki website.

You can also be referred by your GP, other health providers and other agencies who can help to refer you via this website too.


Piki’s vision is to enhance young people’s quality of life by equipping them with tools to overcome adversity and strengthen their wellbeing.

Piki is available to young people aged 18-25 living in the Greater Wellington region. We have therapists and support options located across Kapiti, Wairarapa, Hutt Valley, Porirua and Wellington City.

Piki offers free access to:

  • Multiple sessions with a trained Mental Health Therapist, at a place and time that works for you
  • An emotional wellbeing app that helps keep your progress on track
  • Links to 24/7 support through phone and web services
  • Peer support options


8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Piki is closed from the 23rd of December 2019 and will reopen on the 6th of January. If you would like to talk to someone about getting support through Piki, please go ahead and fill out the website self-referral form or talk to your GP but be aware that you will not be contacted until the week starting 6th of January. If you need support now you can call or text 1737 any time 24/7 for free, confidential advice and support from a trained counsellor.

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


No fees apply.


Contact Details

This page was last updated at 11:11AM on November 13, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Piki.