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Mental Health & Addictions Service


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


Nelson’s Peer-Led  Mental Health and Addiction Day Support Service.

Peers supporting peers


The White House - Te Whare Ma is a Peer-Led Day Support Service staffed by others that have lived experience of mental distress, with a Support Manager

Some paid work and volunteer work with some training is available

How do I access this service?

Contact us


Or drop in for a coffee and a chat!

Walk in

We are open between 10am and 3pm every day!


Membership is free.

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10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Sun10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..


Community Group Activities

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health, Respite


Nelson Marlborough

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Self-referrals can be made by people with experience of mental distress or who are using/have used, mental health services.


The White House - Te Whare Ma provides peer support, an activities and events programme that includes wellbeing groups/workshops, individual and group peer support, day and respite trips and an opportunity to participate and share your skills in supporting others and the house.

We provide subsidised home cooked meals either at the house or via Te Whare Ma frozen takeaway meals.

As a whānau, we pride ourselves  in peers supporting peers, having a place to be, to learn, to share, to develop friendships that support wellbeing.

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Public Transport

Located in The Wood, we are 10 minutes walk from Nelson CBD.

We also have a van which can pick up and drop off members, as required.


Some off-street parking.

Contact Details

11 Wainui Street, Nelson

Nelson Marlborough

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

11 Wainui Street
The Wood
Nelson 7010

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Street Address

11 Wainui Street
The Wood
Nelson 7010

This page was last updated at 10:57AM on May 16, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by The White House.