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Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Auckland)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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Description

We aim to inspire and equip families and whānau to restore themselves by supporting their journeys from a place of distress to one of mental wellbeing. Positive change is our singular focus.

Ages

Child / Tamariki

Youth / Rangatahi

Adult / Pakeke

Older adult / Kaumātua

Charges

All our services are free and completely confidential.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (29 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct).
Christmas: Open 18 Dec — 22 Dec. Closed 23 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 29 Dec. Closed 30 Dec — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 5 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Family/Whānau Support

Yellow Brick Road provide information about mental illness, and actively help family and whānau safely navigate their way through mental health services to get the support they need. It does not matter if your family member does not have a current clinical diagnosis, or want to accept support for themselves. Parents, partners, siblings, children and friends can all have different questions about what is happening, and need different kinds of support and information. Our services are: Free Mobile Independent Confidential Cover the Auckland regions including North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, South Auckland and West Auckland (including West Rodney). We can arrange a time and place to meet that suits you. In addition to our family support services, we support an initiative to advocate for children and young people affected by parental mental health and addiction issues. Refer to our Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

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

Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

We accept any self referral by email or telephone. 

Referral form available for agencies by emailing admin.auckland@yellowbrickroad.org.nz or click here

Description

Yellow Brick Road provide information about mental illness, and actively help family and whānau safely navigate their way through mental health services to get the support they need.

It does not matter if your family member does not have a current clinical diagnosis, or want to accept support for themselves.

Parents, partners, siblings, children and friends can all have different questions about what is happening, and need different kinds of support and information.

Our services are:

  • Free
  • Mobile
  • Independent
  • Confidential
  • Cover the Auckland regions including North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, South Auckland and West Auckland (including West Rodney).

We can arrange a time and place to meet that suits you. 

In addition to our family support services, we support an initiative to advocate for children and young people affected by parental mental health and addiction issues. 

Refer to our Support Groups

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone

Document Downloads

  • Brochure (PDF, 467.6 KB)

    A guide to our services in Auckland

Public Transport

Parking

On and off street parking available.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:22AM on October 16, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Yellow Brick Road (formerly Supporting Families Auckland).