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Mental Health & Addictions Service, Kaupapa Māori

Description

We are a Ngāti Whātua organisation, characterised by diversity and committed to achieving meaningful health and social outcomes for everyone. 

Our Vision

Me akiaki i te mana ō ngā tāngata i te rohe ō Ngāti Whātua.

We are a Ngāti Whātua organisation committed to providing manaakitanga to all people within the rohe.

Our Services

We are contracted to provide a range of mental health, advocacy and social housing services.

We embed our organisational values in the delivery of these services:

  • Manaakitanga: enhancing the mana of the tangata receiving our services;
  • Rangatiratanga: supporting people's self-determination of the tangata receiving our services;
  • Whakawhanaungatanga: establishing relationships, a sense of belonging, family connections and kinship for the tangata receiving our services.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

Our services are provided free of charge.

Languages Spoken

English

Programmes

Respite Services

Respite Services provide a safe place to reduce risks associated with a crisis or relapse of mental illness. It is an alternative to being admitted to hospital or an option for earlier discharge from hospital. Trained staff are always present. We provide the following mental health crisis respite services: Adult (Tūmanako & Te Aroha, Manurewa); Maternal (Awhi Rito, Manurewa); Youth (Mā te Huruhuru, Grey Lynn).

Programme Areas

Mental health, Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions

Programme Type

Maternal mental health - community support, Respite

Regions

South Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

People may self-refer or refer whānau members. Referrals also come from GPs, DHB clinicians & government agencies. Please phone 09 5314040 or 0800 678 323 for further information on how to access services. 

Description

Respite Services provide a safe place to reduce risks associated with a crisis or relapse of mental illness. It is an alternative to being admitted to hospital or an option for earlier discharge from hospital. Trained staff are always present.

We provide the following mental health crisis respite services:

  • Adult (Tūmanako & Te Aroha, Manurewa);
  • Maternal (Awhi Rito, Manurewa);
  • Youth (Mā te Huruhuru, Grey Lynn).
Residential Services

We deliver 24/7 residential support for people who need long-term care at Kahurangi (Papatoetoe) and Māpuna (Onehunga).

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support

Regions

South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals come from DHB clinicians. 

Description

We deliver 24/7 residential support for people who need long-term care at Kahurangi (Papatoetoe) and Māpuna (Onehunga).

Mobile Mental Health Support

Mobile Mental Health Support provides a range of services to people who have experienced mental illness and who would benefit from support with their recovery. The service is mobile, visiting people wherever they live in the community. Our services are specific to different population groups, recognising the importance of cultural strengths to wellbeing, and matching staff to different language needs. Kaupapa Māori (Te Korowai ō Te Aroha); Pasifika (Ola Manuia); Asian; Muslim; General Mobile Support; Housing & Recovery Support (Te Rangimarie); Community Living Service; Cultural Support; Awhi Ora (working within medical centres); Peer Support.

Programme Areas

Mental health, Kaupapa Māori, Pacific People

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health, Pacific People - mental health, Refugee / migrant

Regions

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

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Process

People may self-refer or refer whānau members. Referrals also come from GPs, DHB clinicians & government agencies. Please phone 09 5314040 or 0800 678 323 for further information on how to access services. 

Description

Mobile Mental Health Support provides a range of services to people who have experienced mental illness and who would benefit from support with their recovery.  The service is mobile, visiting people wherever they live in the community. Our services are specific to different population groups, recognising the importance of cultural strengths to wellbeing, and matching staff to different language needs.

  • Kaupapa Māori (Te Korowai ō Te Aroha);
  • Pasifika (Ola Manuia);
  • Asian;
  • Muslim;
  • General Mobile Support;
  • Housing & Recovery Support (Te Rangimarie);
  • Community Living Service;
  • Cultural Support;
  • Awhi Ora (working within medical centres);
  • Peer Support.
Social Housing

Social Housing provides support for people in the Auckland and Whangārei region who are experiencing difficulties with their housing. Housing First for people who are chronically homeless (Whare Taupua, Fale ko Lata'anga, Central & West Auckland & Whangārei); Transitional Housing for those who are transitionally homeless (Ara Whakawhiti, South, East, West & Central Auckland & Whangārei); Youth Transitional Housing (Aka Matua, Ōtara, Māngere & Manurewa); Sustaining Tenancies (Whare Toko, Auckland & Whangārei); Supported Accommodation for people receiving mental health services; Public/Permanent Housing (South & West Auckland & Whangārei); Residential Tenancies in individually leased properties (Auckland & Whangārei); Supported Accommodation for rangatahi transitioning from state care (Māhuri); Creating Positive Pathways for people exiting long-term prison sentences (Hiki Mana, Hiki Ora, Auckland & Whangārei); Emergency motel accommodation (Auckland only); Rapid rehousing for people experiencing homelessness (Kāinga Āhuru); Supported accommodation for Takatāpui who are homeless (Āhuru Pūmanawa, Mt Eden);

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health, Residential support

Regions

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

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

People may self-refer or refer whānau members. Referrals also come from GPs, DHB clinicians & government agencies. Please phone 09 5314040 or 0800 678 323 for further information on how to access services. 

Description

Social Housing provides support for people in the Auckland and Whangārei region who are experiencing difficulties with their housing.

  • Housing First for people who are chronically homeless (Whare Taupua, Fale ko Lata'anga, Central & West Auckland & Whangārei); 
  • Transitional Housing for those who are transitionally homeless (Ara Whakawhiti, South, East, West & Central Auckland & Whangārei);
  • Youth Transitional Housing (Aka Matua, Ōtara, Māngere & Manurewa);
  • Sustaining Tenancies (Whare Toko, Auckland & Whangārei);
  • Supported Accommodation for people receiving mental health services;
  • Public/Permanent Housing (South & West Auckland & Whangārei);
  • Residential Tenancies in individually leased properties (Auckland & Whangārei);
  • Supported Accommodation for rangatahi transitioning from state care (Māhuri);
  • Creating Positive Pathways for people exiting long-term prison sentences (Hiki Mana, Hiki Ora, Auckland & Whangārei);
  • Emergency motel accommodation (Auckland only);
  • Rapid rehousing for people experiencing homelessness (Kāinga Āhuru);
  • Supported accommodation for Takatāpui who are homeless (Āhuru Pūmanawa, Mt Eden);

Other Services

Our other services include: Consumer Advocacy & Leadership (Mental Health & Addictions); Refugee settlement (Auckland); Community Groups (Kupenga Ora); LGBTTQIA+ Liaison & Training (Central Auckland); Regional coordination and advocacy for family harm services (Whāngaia Ngā Pā Harakeke, Waitematā district); Rainbow Tick - supporting organisations in making their workplaces safe and inclusive for LGBTTQIA+ employees; Counselling Service (PHO-funded).

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD), Refugee / migrant, Training - mental health

Regions

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

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

People may self-refer or refer whānau members. Referrals also come from GPs, DHB clinicians & government agencies. Please phone 09 5314040 or 0800 678 323 for further information on how to access services. 

Description

Our other services include:

  • Consumer Advocacy & Leadership (Mental Health & Addictions);
  • Refugee settlement (Auckland);
  • Community Groups (Kupenga Ora);
  • LGBTTQIA+ Liaison & Training (Central Auckland); 
  • Regional coordination and advocacy for family harm services (Whāngaia Ngā Pā Harakeke, Waitematā district);
  • Rainbow Tick - supporting organisations in making their workplaces safe and inclusive for LGBTTQIA+ employees; 
  • Counselling Service (PHO-funded).

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi

Contact Details

650 Great South Road
Ellerslie
Auckland 1051

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Street Address

650 Great South Road
Ellerslie
Auckland 1051

Postal Address

PO Box 74270
Greenlane
Auckland 1051

This page was last updated at 5:06PM on December 1, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Kāhui Tū Kaha.