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The White House

Mental Health & Addictions Service


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


Nelson’s Peer-Led  Mental Health Day Support Service.


Community Group Activities

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Respite, Supported employment


Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Self-referrals can be made by people with experience of mental distress or who are using/have used, mental health services.


The programme of community group activities available at The White House includes a Monday morning cafe visit, a weekly outing, a weekly peer support discussion group and a weekly women's group. Intermittent activities are also offered such as respite trips away from Nelson, social evenings, Breakfast Club and others.

Home-cooked meals can also be bought by members three days a week.

The White House provides some access to employment and training opportunities, computer and phone, TV and games.


The White House is a Peer-Led Day Support Service managed and staffed by its members with the assistance of a Support Manager. 

Paid work is available for Peer Support Workers as activities co-ordinator, cooks, dishwashers, admin staff, a gardener and committee work.


Membership is free.


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Sun10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 7 Jan.

Public Transport

Located in The Wood, we are 10 minutes walk from Nelson CBD.

We also have a van which can pick up and drop off members, as required.


Some off-street parking.

Contact Details

11 Wainui Street, Nelson

Nelson Marlborough

11 Wainui Street
The Wood
Nelson 7010

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Street Address

11 Wainui Street
The Wood
Nelson 7010

This page was last updated at 9:42AM on June 2, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by The White House.