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Hawke's Bay DHB - Te Ara Manapou - Pregnancy and Parenting Support

Mental Health & Addictions Service



Te Ara Manapou - Pregnancy and Parenting Support

Programme Areas

Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal alcohol & drug addiction


Hawkes Bay

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referral can be made by any agency and self-referrals are welcomed by contacting us directly on (06) 873 2111 or freephone 0800 234 556.

This service is for parents who are:

  • Pregnant and/or have children under three years of age
  • Experiencing difficulties with alcohol or other drugs
  • Poorly connected to services

Te Ara Manapou is a non-judgmental intensive support service for pregnant women or parents with children under three years of age, who are experiencing problems with alcohol or drugs.

The team provides support to help mums and dads regain control of their lives by:

  • Meeting where you feel safe
  • Helping you to reach recovery and parenting goals to improve outcomes for your children
  • Working on your behalf to reduce stigma you might experience from other services
  • Provide education on the effects of alcohol and other drug use during pregnancy and on parenting


No fees apply


Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

For urgent mental health support outside of these hours, please contact the Emergency Mental Health Service on 0800 112 334.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Hawke's Bay Anniversary (21 Oct), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Public Transport

Hawke's Bay DHB offers free bus free bus transport for outpatients and their caregiver/support person to and from scheduled appointments at Hawke’s Bay Hospital and at Napier Health.

Click here for more information, including bus timetables.


Paid parking is available at Hawke's Bay Hospital. Click here for parking map and prices.

Contact Details

Freephone: 0800 234 556

398 Omahu Road
Hawke's Bay 4120

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398 Omahu Road
Hawke's Bay 4120

This page was last updated at 1:27PM on August 17, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Hawke's Bay DHB - Te Ara Manapou - Pregnancy and Parenting Support.