Family and Whanau Fieldworker Service

We have two Family and Whanau Fieldworkers who provide support, education and advocacy. Confidentiality is guaranteed and the Fieldworkers are available to meet with you either at our offices at the Historic Village, or at a place of your choosing e.g. a cafeteria or your home.

Our Fieldworkers facilitate educational workshops and support groups.

We provide assistance, where appropriate, to identify suitable services to support the best outcome for your family and whanau.

We provide assistance to navigate mental health services.

Support Zone

Support Zone is about meeting others around your age who also have somebody important to them that lives with mental unwellness or addiction. You will learn about what mental unwellness and addiction are and how it affects your loved ones life.

We can assist you to find the answers to any questions you may have.

You will learn useful tools that will help you get through the tough times.

Services available include:

  • Advice and Education

  • Support Advocacy

  • Facilitated Support Group

  • Education Workshops

  • Monthly newsletter

  • Library

  • Website

Referral Process :

Referrals to our services can be made by anyone including :

  • Self referrals

  • Hospital services

  • Community services

  • Doctors

  • Schools



We facilitate a program for family members who have a loved one experiencing Borderline Personality Disorder (B.P.D.). The program named Family Connections is held for twelve weeks, one evening a week  for 2 to 3 hours. Family Connections was developed specifically to educate families. We facilitate two programs a year if funding permits. To register your interest in attending the program give us a call (07 577 1457) ans speak to Brian or Trish

Helpful website link for Borderline Personality Disorder:

 Download Forms :


Supporting Parents Healthy Children Referral Form