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Pou Whakaaro

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Community Health

Programmes

Innovative Employment Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Supported employment

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

You are welcome to call us and find out how we can help.

Description

Our team assists people who have a disability and/or experience mental illness to find paid employment through Vocational Support and Microbusiness.

Vocational Support offers:

  • A pre-employment course
  • Career planning
  • Developing a CV
  • Sourcing employment opportunities
  • Ongoing support for those who gain employment

Microbusiness is an innovative programme teaching self-employment skills for the people we partner. It allows people to:

  • Identify their skills and passion
  • Learn business skills
  • Establish plans and goals
  • Work at their own pace
  • Identify gaps in our market
  • Develop products or services
  • Build confidence
  • Contribute to the community

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:17AM on February 10, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Pou Whakaaro.