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Programmes

Corrections Improving Mental Health Service (IMH) – Whanau Wraparound Support

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Forensic

Regions

Dunedin - South Otago, Southland

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Corrections

Referral Process

Eligibility:
This service is for whanau/family of offenders who are engage with an IMH service, either in prison or in community probation through Community Corrections Dunedin Central and South.

Referral Process:
Referral can be made by all Corrections staff via an online referral process. Informed consent must be gained.

Description

Provides support to the families/whanau of offenders who are engaged in mental health services during their imprisonment or while serving a sentence or order in the community.

Holistic assessment with a plan to help navigate families towards the existing community services, to improve their social, health and education outcomes.

Families will be supported to reunite with offenders following a term of imprisonment or stay united while the offender is in the community, in turn, supporting the progress made by the offender whilst in prison or with Community Corrections.

This service operates from Community Corrections Dunedin Central and South.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:42AM on July 10, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by WellSouth - Mental Health Services.