Support for Young People

Supporting rangatahi to overcome life’s challenges

New Start

Young Person

If you’re a young person experiencing difficulties with your own or others use of alcohol and drugs you can see our New Start service for specialist alcohol and drug support.

Refer yourself here: DOWNLOAD FORM

Parent or Caregiver

If you’re a parent or caregiver you can make a referral on behalf of your rangatahi here:

DOWNLOAD FORM

GP or Agency

If you’re a GP or other agency please use this referral form: DOWNLOAD FORM

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Community Wellbeing is part of a network of free service providers supporting the mental health and wellbeing of rangatahi in North Canterbury, so when you fill out a referral form you may hear back from us or you might be contacted by someone from another organisation within our network. This is how we work together to get you the support you need as quickly as possible.

Young Person

You can refer yourself for mental health and wellbeing support using this referral form:  DOWNLOAD FORM

Parent or Caregiver

If you’re a parent or caregiver you can make a referral on behalf of your rangatahi here:

DOWNLOAD FORM

GP or Agency

If you’re a GP or other health professional you can make a referral here: DOWNLOAD FORM

Community Parenting Programmes & Other Support for Whānau

Parenting Resources

Contact Us

Phone

PHone Support

1737 Text or call to speak to a trained counsellor for free 24/7

​Youthline 0800 376 633 24/7 free support line

Mana Ake

STRONGER FOR TOMORROW 

Promoting wellbeing and positive mental health for tamariki in primary school.

All referrals for Mana Ake are made through your child’s school.