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WALSH trust (West Auckland Living Skills Trust)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Description

West  Auckland  Living  Skills  Home Trust (WALSHtrust) is a non-government organisation located in Henderson, West Auckland.

We are an independent charitable trust, with funding coming from contracts with the Ministries of Health and Social Development and the Department of Work & Income, and charitable donations from organisations and individuals.

Programmes

Housing & Recovery

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Residential support

Regions

Central Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Clients are referred by local co-ordination services.

Description

We provide housing and recovery based services in West Auckland and Auckland City.

The aim is to provide a safe and supportive home-like environment that lets you plan for your…

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Mobile Community Support Teams

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

See our Application Form if you are interested in accessing this service.

Our service supports those aged between 18 and 65, and is free to all New Zealand residents.

Description

Mobile Community Support assists people in West Auckland who live in the community with an experience of mental unwellness.

Our staff work with a person’s strengths, resources and natural supports…

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Peer Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service is via GP, self-referral or local DHB co-ordination services.

Description

Our Peer Support Services offer people living in the community the opportunity to increase their knowledge and resources by sharing experiences, strengths and information. It is not a clinical service.…

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Employment Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Supported employment

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

The Supported Employment service is for job seekers who have been referred to EmploymentWorks! from WINZ or self-referral. 

Description

Our professional team of employment specialists will support each individual using a partnership approach to pursue their employment goals for as long as it takes; this is not sheltered work,…

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Life Skills Group Workshops & Outdoor Programmes

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service is via GP, self-referral or local DHB co-ordination services.

Description

independent ENDEAVOURS is a free service for those aged 16-65 with a significant barrier to accessing employment or engaging with the community. 

independent ENDEAVOURS offers group workshops and outdoor programs…

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Older Persons Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support, Respite

Regions

North Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Older adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals for Te Whare Rata are received from either the community or from Ward 12 North Shore Hospital, WDHB Mental Health Service for Older Adults.

Description

Te Whare Rata ('the house of wisdom') currently provides five beds for older people who require short term support with their mental health. There is a sixth bed used for…

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He Kakano Ora

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health - community support

Regions

North Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Our referrals come from maternal mental health services in the Waitemata DHB and Auckland DHB areas.

Description

He Kākano Ora (‘seeds for life’) offers  residential respite support for mothers to recover from mental health difficulties between the first trimester of pregnancy through to their baby turning one…

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Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Fees

No fees apply

Public Transport

Within walking distance to Henderson Rail Station.

For public transport information visit www.at.govt.nz

Contact Details

8 Hickory Avenue
Henderson
Auckland 0612

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Street Address

8 Hickory Avenue
Henderson
Auckland 0612

Postal Address

PO Box 21865
Henderson
Auckland 0650

This page was last updated at 1:25PM on September 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by WALSH trust (West Auckland Living Skills Trust).