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The Salvation Army Bridge Centre (Alcohol and Drug Support) - Taranaki

Mental Health & Addictions Service



We are part of the wider Salvation Army, therefore we have many services that support us such as budgeting advice, food banks, social work, parenting courses, childcare, early education centres and emergency housing. See the Salvation Army website for more information.


Residential Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Residential alcohol & other drug treatment



Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you are concerned about your own alcohol or drug use or someone else’s, then please contact us today.


This service provides residential support and treatment for people who are experiencing significant harm as a result of their own alcohol and or other drug use and cannot be treated in less structured or supported settings. A range of options are available dependent on your needs.

Our purposeful, whole of life, person-centred, caring approach combines four key elements;

  1. Partnership: You will be in a purposeful relationship with the treatment team as you move along your own personal path to recovery.
  2. Community Reinforcement Approach: We go beyond education and advice to coaching and practice. Where practical, family and friends are encouraged to participate in your treatment plan.
  3. 12 Step Recovery Journey: The 12 Step approach suggests that the recovery includes a distinctly spiritual journey from a life of confusion and grief to a place of serenity and peace.
  4. The Salvation Army: The Salvation Army in Aotearoa New Zealand seeks to offer an evidence-based, best practice treatment for people moderately to severely affected by their harmful use of, or dependency on alcohol and / or drugs as a practical expression of its Christian based love and concern for all people in the community.


Staff are health and allied health professionals experienced in the field of AOD.


No fees apply.


Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (13 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Contact Details

  • National Freephone

    0800 530 000

118 Powderham Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

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Street Address

118 Powderham Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki 4310

Postal Address

PO Box 8328
New Plymouth Central
New Plymouth 4342

This page was last updated at 7:59AM on May 13, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by The Salvation Army Bridge Centre (Alcohol and Drug Support) - Taranaki.