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The White House

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Nelson’s Peer-Led Day Support Service.

Programmes

Community Group Activities

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Self-referrals can be made by people who have used, or who are currently using, mental health services.

Description

The programme of community group activities available at The White House includes a Monday morning cafe visit, a weekly music group, a baking group and a walking group. Intermittent activities are also offered such as social evenings, Breakfast Club and others.

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

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

Day and overnight respite trips have begun and are organised by members.

Hours

Mon – Sun 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Open Good Friday (30 Mar), Easter Sunday (1 Apr), Easter Monday (2 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (4 Jun), Labour Day (22 Oct), Nelson Anniversary (4 Feb), Waitangi Day (6 Feb).

Fees

Membership is free.

Staff

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-ordinators, cooks, dishwashers, admin staff and a gardener.

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.

Parking

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 12:57PM on February 16, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by The White House.