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The Salvation Army Bridge Centre (Alcohol and Drug Support) - Kaitaia

Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


As part of the wider Salvation Army we have other services that support us such as budgeting advice, food banks, social work. See the Salvation Army website for more information.

COVID-19 response: during COVID-19 Levels 3 & 4 all support to help manage drug and alcohol use is being offered by phone and text. Please phone the Bridge as usual during office hours, and we will work on ways to support you by phone or text during this time.

We expect that by the time the country moves to alert Level 2 more face to face support will become available.


Staff are health and allied health professionals experienced in the field of AOD.


No fees apply.

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8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Northland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

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Alcohol and Other Drug - Day Programmes

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)



Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Referrals can come via self-referral, GP or agency referral.

This service is for individuals over 18 years of age based in the Kaitaia area.


We provide a safe, integrated, high quality treatment service to people whose lives have been affected by the harmful use of, or dependency on alcohol or drugs. You will be supported, challenged and encouraged to make positive changes in your life so that you can find hope, direction, peace and stability.

A Drug & Alcohol Assessment will be carried out, followed by confirmation of a treatment pathway. Treatment options include:

  • Up to six one-to-one individual sessions
  • Referral to a Choice one day workshop to address methamphetamine misuse, if appropriate
  • An eight week Alcohol & Drug Day Programme, running Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings
  • Whānau support group, Thursday afternoons
  • After care support group, Thursday afternoons


Parking is available on the street close by the Bridge centre.

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

  • National Freephone

    0800 53 00 00

40 Commerce Street
Northland 0410

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Street Address

40 Commerce Street
Northland 0410

Postal Address

PO Box 495
Kaitaia 0441

This page was last updated at 10:59AM on February 10, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by The Salvation Army Bridge Centre (Alcohol and Drug Support) - Kaitaia.