8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


Skylight’s services and programmes are built on trauma informed practice, with a focus on building resilience. Skylight delivers counselling and support services directly to tamariki, rangatahi, and their whānau.

Skylight builds capability in the wider sector by providing professional development training. 

Skylight is here to help through difficult times. We can assist you in a variety of ways with information appropriate for your situation. You are welcome to visit or contact us and receive free information and an e-support pack. We also operate a Resilience Hub and you can borrow books from our specialist library. 

Skylight also offers a variety of support groups and programmes for people facing tough times including:

  • Waves - an eight week programme supporting adults who have been bereaved by suicide. 
  • Heart Song - a support group in Wellington for parents who have been bereaved by the loss of a child of any age.
  • Parenting Through Separation - an information course for parents who have separated or are contemplating separation
  • Travellers - an eight week, in school-based programme for young people to build resilience in changing times.


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in, Website / App


Some programmes and groups are free. 

Counselling is usually charged at $120 a session. There are some options for funded or subsidised counselling, please contact us for more information.


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (23 Jan), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Services Provided


  • Support for bereaved children
  • Support for family/whānau/partners
  • Support groups
  • Heart Song is a facilitated support group in Wellington for parents who have been bereaved by the loss of a child of any age. See here for more information and…



  • Parenting education

Parenting Through Separation is a free information course for individual parents who have separated or who are contemplating separation. See here for more information and course dates.


Abuse and violence

  • Information & support


  • Grief counselling
  • Trauma

We offer counselling for adults, children, young people, and family/whānau who are experiencing any kind of grief, loss and trauma. Note - counselling does have a charge


Waves is an eight week programme that aims to support adults 18+ years old who have been bereaved by suicide. See here for further information.


Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Hutt, Lakes, MidCentral, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Level 3
5-7 Vivian Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011

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Street Address

Level 3
5-7 Vivian Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011

Postal Address

PO Box 7309
Wellington 6242
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 2:54PM on February 9, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Skylight Trust.