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Te Tohu O Te Ora O Ngāti Awa

Mental Health & Addictions Service, Community Health, Kaupapa Māori, Social

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Description

Ngāti Awa Social & Health Services Trust is one of the largest integrated Māori providers is the Eastern Bay of Plenty offering a range of services including Education, Health and Social Services.

We are also providing COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, see here

Ages

Child / Tamariki

Youth / Rangatahi

Adult / Pakeke

Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral

Charges

No fees apply.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Programmes

Alcohol & Drug Service (Co-Existing Problems)

Recovery focused service for those people affected by mental illness and alcohol and/or drug misuse. The service works with individuals aged 18 years or older who have mental illness and alcohol and/or drug misuse. This service is for those who have a mental health problem that is worsened by the misuse of substances or substance abuse issues. Services are delivered in a manner that is culturally appropriate. They are holistic addressing all issues affecting one’s wellbeing. Referrals will be made with the individuals consent to other services for specialised or other services. Services are community based and include home based delivery. Whānau involvement is encouraged wherever possible.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you would like information about this service, please reach out to our friendly team

Referrals will be accepted from addiction and mental health providers, Community Probation, government agencies, GPs and self.

Description

Recovery focused service for those people affected by mental illness and alcohol and/or drug misuse.

The service works with individuals aged 18 years or older who have mental illness and alcohol and/or drug misuse. This service is for those who have a mental health problem that is worsened by the misuse of substances or substance abuse issues.

Services are delivered in a manner that is culturally appropriate. They are holistic addressing all issues affecting one’s wellbeing. Referrals will be made with the individuals consent to other services for specialised or other services.

Services are community based and include home based delivery. Whānau involvement is encouraged wherever possible.

Kaupapa Māori Alcohol & Drug Clinical Community Support Service

This service centres on supporting you and your whānau to reduce alcohol and drug misuse and abuse. This service works with individuals and/or whānau using a kaupapa Māori approach that aims to reduce alcohol and drug related to individuals and/or their whānau. It promotes healthy lifestyle and healthy choices for individuals and their whānau. Education is provided to support individuals and/or their whānau achieve optimum wellness. The service is available to anyone who identifies they need support to reduce alcohol and drug related misuse. The service will also work with whānau to support them to better understand what their whānau member is going through, the impact this may have on them, ways to cope and where to seek help.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD), Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you would like information about this service, please reach out to our friendly team 

Referrals can be made from any source including self, whānau, carers, community, service providers, hospital services and primary services.

Description

This service centres on supporting you and your whānau to reduce alcohol and drug misuse and abuse.

This service works with individuals and/or whānau using a kaupapa Māori approach that aims to reduce alcohol and drug related to individuals and/or their whānau. It promotes healthy lifestyle and healthy choices for individuals and their whānau. Education is provided to support individuals and/or their whānau achieve optimum wellness.

The service is available to anyone who identifies they need support to reduce alcohol and drug related misuse. The service will also work with whānau to support them to better understand what their whānau member is going through, the impact this may have on them, ways to cope and where to seek help.

Community Action on Youth & Drugs (CAYAD)

The aim of Community Action on Youth & Drugs (CAYAD) is to reduce alcohol and drug related harm in and to young people. CAYAD uses a community action approach to engage communities to address the conditions and environments in which young people live that increase the risk of their harmful use of alcohol and other drugs. The focus of the work CAYAD does is on increasing informed community discussion and debate about issues related to alcohol and other drugs; working with others to adopt effective policies and practices to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm; increasing local capacity to support young people in education, employment and recreation; and reducing supply of alcohol and other drugs to young people. CAYAD works with populations in communities so is able to work with hapū, marae, Iwi, schools, Sports Clubs, and other groups in our community.

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

If you would like information about this service, please reach out to our friendly team

Description

The aim of Community Action on Youth & Drugs (CAYAD) is to reduce alcohol and drug related harm in and to young people.

CAYAD uses a community action approach to engage communities to address the conditions and environments in which young people live that increase the risk of their harmful use of alcohol and other drugs.

The focus of the work CAYAD does is on increasing informed community discussion and debate about issues related to alcohol and other drugs; working with others to adopt effective policies and practices to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm; increasing local capacity to support young people in education, employment and recreation; and reducing supply of alcohol and other drugs to young people.

CAYAD works with populations in communities so is able to work with hapū, marae, Iwi, schools, Sports Clubs, and other groups in our community.

Services Provided

Tamariki Ora - Well Child

A free service to all New Zealand children from 0 to 5 years of age that supports whānau to improve, promote and protect the health of their tamariki.

A free service to all New Zealand children from 0 to 5 years of age that supports whānau to improve, promote and protect the health of their tamariki.

Community nursing

Kaupapa Māori Community Based Nurse-Led Service: A kaupapa Māori approach to care primarily offering support and education to individuals and whānau who are affected by a long term illness. The Kaupapa Māori Nurse Led Community Based Service focuses on clients who have long term conditions, have high risk factors, and are diagnosed at a young age adults or children. It provides support and education to those affected by a long term illness such as diabetes type 1 and 2, respiratory conditions (asthma and COPD), and cardiovascular conditions.

Kaupapa Māori Community Based Nurse-Led Service:

A kaupapa Māori approach to care primarily offering support and education to individuals and whānau who are affected by a long term illness.

The Kaupapa Māori Nurse Led Community Based Service focuses on clients who have long term conditions, have high risk factors, and are diagnosed at a young age adults or children. It provides support and education to those affected by a long term illness such as diabetes type 1 and 2, respiratory conditions (asthma and COPD), and cardiovascular conditions.

Te Oranga Kaumatua

Te Oranga Kaumatua Ensuring our kuia and koroua maintain optimum health and wellbeing is fundamental to the service we provide.

Te Oranga Kaumātua

Ensuring our kuia and koroua maintain optimum health and wellbeing is fundamental to the service we provide.

Asthma Management Service

Maintaining good respiratory health is a crucial part of achieving optimum health and wellbeing. This service will support you to achieve and maintain good respiratory health.

Maintaining good respiratory health is a crucial part of achieving optimum health and wellbeing. This service will support you to achieve and maintain good respiratory health.

Pregnancy and parenting

Family Start Family Start is a free voluntary home based service that offers support to whānau expecting new pēpi (babies) or whānau already caring for pēpi. Kaupapa Māori Antenatal & Parenting Programme Holistic hands on antenatal and parenting programme for hapū wāhine, parents, expectant fathers and partners, and caregivers. Incredible Years Parent Programme Incredible Years Parent Programme (IYP) is a 14-session programme for parents of children aged 3–8, which provides parents with skills to better manage children with behavioural problems, creating a home environment that is conducive to positive social and educational outcomes.

  • Parenting education
  • Parent wellbeing

Family Start

Family Start is a free voluntary home based service that offers support to whānau expecting new pēpi (babies) or whānau already caring for pēpi.

Kaupapa Māori Antenatal & Parenting Programme

Holistic hands on antenatal and parenting programme for hapū wāhine, parents, expectant fathers and partners, and caregivers.

Incredible Years Parent Programme

Incredible Years Parent Programme (IYP) is a 14-session programme for parents of children aged 3–8, which provides parents with skills to better manage children with behavioural problems, creating a home environment that is conducive to positive social and educational outcomes.

Family / whānau support
Whānau Ora

Kaupapa Māori

  • Kaupapa Māori
Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Physical Activity & Nutrition Service Optimum health and wellbeing is the vision for our Nutrition and Physical Activity Service. Delivery centres on whānau, hapū, Iwi and the wider community making positive changes that lead to healthier lifestyles.

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating

Physical Activity & Nutrition Service

Optimum health and wellbeing is the vision for our Nutrition and Physical Activity Service. Delivery centres on whānau, hapū, Iwi and the wider community making positive changes that lead to healthier lifestyles.

Bay of Plenty Facilitation Service

This service is specifically for former sawmill workers who may have been exposed to PCP and other hazardous chemicals, and who are living in the Bay of Plenty.

This service is specifically for former sawmill workers who may have been exposed to PCP and other hazardous chemicals, and who are living in the Bay of Plenty.

Accommodation and housing support

Supported Housing Supporting whānau in emergency accommodation to move into permanent accommodation, be financially stable and make appropriate decision is the focus of this service. Support is available up to 3 months after you have left emergency accommodation*

Supported Housing

Supporting whānau in emergency accommodation to move into permanent accommodation, be financially stable and make appropriate decision is the focus of this service. Support is available up to 3 months after you have left emergency accommodation*

Social work

Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) is a service in partnership with schools to help improve health, social and education of tamariki. Family Wellbeing service aims to ensure tamariki and rangatahi are safe and socialised with a strong sense of identity and wellbeing. At the same time the service works with whānau to ensure they are equipped to care for and protect their tamariki and rangatahi.

Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) is a service in partnership with schools to help improve health, social and education of tamariki.

Family Wellbeing service aims to ensure tamariki and rangatahi are safe and socialised with a strong sense of identity and wellbeing. At the same time the service works with whānau to ensure they are equipped to care for and protect their tamariki and rangatahi.

Shared Care

Shared care services focuses on placing tamariki referred by Oranga Tamariki into an environment that is safe, supportive and loving. At the same time the service supports tamariki to maintain their relationship with whānau. The priority for the service is ensuring tamariki are safe and in an environment where they are nurtured, loved, wanted and valued.

Shared care services focuses on placing tamariki referred by Oranga Tamariki into an environment that is safe, supportive and loving. At the same time the service supports tamariki to maintain their relationship with whānau. The priority for the service is ensuring tamariki are safe and in an environment where they are nurtured, loved, wanted and valued.

Home support

Home visits

  • Home visits
Education and training

Early Childhood Centre Providing quality care and education to tamariki from six months to five years of age. Highly qualified teachers and experienced support staff ensure your tamariki receive the best start in life.

  • Pre-school education

Early Childhood Centre

Providing quality care and education to tamariki from six months to five years of age. Highly qualified teachers and experienced support staff ensure your tamariki receive the best start in life.

Kaupapa Māori

Additional Details

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

Region

Bay of Plenty

Website

Contact Details

15 Golf Links Road
Whakatane
Bay Of Plenty 3191

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Street Address

15 Golf Links Road
Whakatāne
Bay Of Plenty 3191

Postal Address

15 Golf Links Rd
Whakatāne 3191

This page was last updated at 2:08PM on July 11, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Tohu O Te Ora O Ngati Awa.