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Te Whānau Pataka

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

Te Whānau Pataka (formerly Rostrevor House) a service arm of Te Awhi Whānau Charitable Trust, is a non-government organisation that serves children, youth and families who are struggling with disruptive behaviour and/or experiencing significant impacts in their life because of moderate or severe mental health.

The Te Whānau Pataka Administrative team is based in Hamilton and provides support for the Hamilton based Whānau Team and the Te Awamutu Southern Waikato Cluster based Team.

Charges

Free

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:00 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

Family/Whanau Services (Hamilton)

The Hamilton based Whānau Team provides services for families of children with difficult behaviours, including diagnosed and undiagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and related challenging and disruptive behaviours. Te Whānau Pataka provides social work support for parent/caregivers who are experiencing difficulties managing their child's behaviour. Service includes intake & assessment, whaanau goals with individualised family plan. Whaanau gain skills that will lead to a stronger whaanau.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referral is open to self-referral and community referrals for parents with children with difficult behaviour.

Description

The Hamilton based Whānau Team provides services for families of children with difficult behaviours, including diagnosed and undiagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and related challenging and disruptive behaviours.

Te Whānau Pataka provides social work support for parent/caregivers who are experiencing difficulties managing their child's behaviour.

Service includes intake & assessment, whaanau goals with individualised family plan.

Whaanau gain skills that will lead to a stronger whaanau.

Child & Youth Mental Health & Addiction Services (Southern Cluster - Te Awamutu Based )

Te Whānau Pataka is a Cluster member of the Southern Waikato Cluster (Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health & Addictions Services). Our service is here to help infants, children and young people in the Southern Waikato who have moderate to severe mental health and/or addiction issues. The Southern Waikato Cluster provide specialist services, assessment and treatment programmes, support and advocacy and Kaupapa Māori services to infants, children, young people and their families who are experiencing significant impacts in their life due to mental health and/or alcohol or drug addiction. Te Whānau Pataka provides case-management and family/whānau support. Our case-manager works alongside the child / youth and their family, in collaboration with specialist Cluster services, from initial consent/assessment/treatment plan through to discharge. Our family/whānau worker works alongside families providing support, education and advocacy, as required, to support family wellbeing within the clinical treatment plan.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health

Regions

Waikato

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To make a referral, please contact the Te Awamutu ICAMHS team on 0800 154 973 or (07) 871 3671.

Referrals can be made by a variety of people including a GP, school, family or a young person themself.

Referrals are triaged by ICAMHS and then referred to Te Whaanau Pataka, Southern Cluster Social Worker for case management.

Description

Te Whānau Pataka is a Cluster member of the Southern Waikato Cluster (Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health & Addictions Services). Our service is here to help infants, children and young people in the Southern Waikato who have moderate to severe mental health and/or addiction issues.

The Southern Waikato Cluster provide specialist services, assessment and treatment programmes, support and advocacy and Kaupapa Māori services to infants, children, young people and their families who are experiencing significant impacts in their life due to mental health and/or alcohol or drug addiction.

Te Whānau Pataka provides case-management and family/whānau support.

Our case-manager works alongside the child / youth and their family, in collaboration with specialist Cluster services, from initial consent/assessment/treatment plan through to discharge. 

Our family/whānau worker works alongside families providing support, education and advocacy, as required, to support family wellbeing within the clinical treatment plan.

Additional Details

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

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

386 Peachgrove Road
Fairfield
Hamilton
Waikato 3214

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Street Address

386 Peachgrove Road
Fairfield
Hamilton
Waikato 3214

Postal Address

Te Whānau Pataka
PO Box 9451
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3240

This page was last updated at 1:09PM on November 30, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whānau Pataka.