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Children & Young People

Children & Young People

Alateen

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0508 425 266
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Young people can come together to:• Share experience, strength and hope with each other• Discuss their difficulties• Learn effective ways to cope with their problems• Encourage one another• Help each other understand the principles of the Al-Anon programVisit their website or give them a call to find a group close to you.

Barnardos New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 0800 227 627
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Barnados provide Child & Family Services, including:• 0800 What's up - free counselling helpline and web chat service for children and teens • Children's Supervised Contact

Big Buddy Mentoring

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 828 1358
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Big Buddy matches kind-hearted men with boys who do not have a father in their lives, so they can enjoy male friendship, guidance, someone to look up to and maybe even kick a ball round with. Their Big Buddies are thoroughly screened and then matched with a Little Buddy of 7-14 years of age. This commitment makes a huge positive difference...to both lives!

CanTeen Aotearoa

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 226 8336
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 81 Grafton Road, Grafton, Auckland, 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CanTeen supports rangatahi aged 13-24 impacted by cancer across Aotearoa, whether it's their own diagnosis or that of an immediate family member. CanTeen provides individual support and therapy, peer-to-peer support, and access to 24/7 online support through CanTeen Connect.

CARE Waitakere Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 834 6480
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 64 Waipani Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
CARE Waitakere Trust has a team of passionate professional Counsellors, Budget Advisors and a Family Support Worker working to provide services that effectively address disadvantage and promote community well-being. Free budgeting, advocacy and family support services are available, as well as affordable counselling and therapy groups for children, adolescents and adults.

Caring Families Aotearoa

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 693 323
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Caring Families are there to support caregiver families who open their homes and hearts to children and young people in need of care and protection. They do this by providing training, encouragement, advocacy, information, publications & support services to caregiver families, so that the placement has the best possible chance of success.

Child, Women & Family Services

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone [Rodney]
    (09) 427 0300
    [North Shore]
    (09) 486 8900
    [Waitakere]
    (09) 839 0000
  • Address [North Shore]
    124 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, North Shore, 0622
    [Waitakere]
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Child Health Services:• These include pediatrics, the Home Care for Kids (HC4K) service and child disability services.Community Child Health Services:• This service provides such resources as Public Health Nurses, Ear Nurse Specialists, Vision Hearing Technicians and Social Workers.Auckland Regional Dental Service (ARDS):• Free dental care for children aged 0-18.

Coast Youth Community Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 027 310 5981
    09 972 5759
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 733 Whangaparaoa Road, Whangaparoa
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Coast Youth Community Trust is an independent charitable entity established to work with 11-18 year old and their families on the Hibiscus Coast. The objective is to provide leadership, direction and management of resources to nurture, support, mentor and coach young people, their caregivers and their families. They run FWD, a year long Youth Guarantees course designed to provide 16-19 year olds with an opportunity to study towards their NZQA level 2 qualifications aligned with Vocational Pathways. Free to families.

Community Child Health

Overview
The Community Child Health Service can provide specialised support to help a child with support needs develop and grow. They believe that family is the constant in a child's life and that families want what's best for their child. They will:• Support you to develop goals which work toward your child and family's hopes/aspirations• Where possible, see your child at home, pre-school or in the community• Help you apply for funding if your child needs specialised equipment • If needed, provide access to clinical psychology support• Have interpreting services available for parents who need it

Crescendo

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 021 076 1182
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1975 Great North Road
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Empowering rangatahi (age 15-24) with further education and vocational pathways in the music, radio and sound industries as well as wellbeing resources and toolkits to lead resilient lives in any industry.

Diabetes Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 622 0551
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 55 Hugo Johnston Drive, Penrose 1061
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Diabetes Youth Auckland helps young people who have diabetes to live every day bravely. Their aim is to build confidence and independence and provide inspiration for youth and their families living with diabetes. Diabetes Youth Auckland run a programme that encompasses support, education, events, and camps. They are part of the Auckland Branch of Diabetes NZ.

Ease Up

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 432 738
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
EaseUp is a mobile community-based service that supports youth who are experiencing challenges with their mental wellbeing and/or alcohol and other drug issues. EaseUp is made up of Peer Support Workers and Clinicians who work in partnership with the young person. The service provides holistic support to fit the needs of young person, which is delivered where the young person feels most comfortable.

Empowerment Trust

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 0800 543 769
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Empowerment Trust is a charitable organisation which aims to teach people of all ages and abilities the skills to keep themselves physically and emotionally safe with people they know and don't know.

Essentially Men Education Trust

  • Cost of Service Other
  • Telephone (09) 376 2386
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address PO Box 62, Tokoroa 3444
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Essentially Men provide a 5 day residential rite-of-passage programme for boys aged between 14 - 16 years & their father (or significant male figure).Your teenage boy is engaged in the most exciting & challenging time of his life. He is forging his own identity at the same time entering into a territory of risk involving peer pressure, loneliness, drugs, cars, alcohol, sexual relationships & violence. There is a void around what masculinity is and this programme clarifies that. ​

Family Information Service - Starship

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 307 4955
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 3, Starship Children's Health, Park Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023 (opposite Outpatients)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Family Information Service is a free service that provides families/whanau/caregivers with up-to-date, easy-to-read consumer health information on children's medical conditions and disabilities, including support group contact details.

Graeme Dingle Foundation

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 477 6237
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 6 Triton Drive, Albany, North Shore 0632
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Dingle Foundation is a leading organisation managing proven youth development programmes, aimed to inspire school aged children to reach their full potential. Programmes include:• Kiwi Can• Stars• Career Navigator• Mentoring Youth New Development (MYND)• Project K

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ (GRG)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 418 3753
    0800 472 637
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Unit C, Chelsea Business Park, 162 Mokoia Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
GRG Trust NZ's purpose is to provide specialised advocacy services, support, information and education programmes that empower full time grandparent and whanau caregivers to raise resilient and healthy tamariki and rangatahi (children and youth) and to strengthen their whānau. Advocacy services cover income support, care and protection, parenting and guardianship, housing. Caregiver education workshops are trauma informed care focused and specifically designed for the grandparent and whanau care relationship.

HealthWEST - Te Puna Manawa Community Health Services

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 839 7480
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is an NGO with Māori provider status. Passionate about improving health and social outcomes, through free, innovative primary care and community services focusing on Māori, Pacific, tamariki, rangatahi, whanau and other high needs populations. They provide the following services for young people: Youth Health Hub, Specialist Youth Health Clinic, Enhanced School Based Health Services, Your Choice – Youth Primary Mental Health Programme (Mentoring/Counselling), Young Dads Programme, Child Health - Outreach Immunisation Service. Youth Health Hub 0800562023.

Homebuilders Family Services (North Rodney)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 425 7048
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 5 Hexham Street, Warkworth 0910
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Homebuilders Family Services provide a free Youth Counselling service for people aged 18 years or younger. Free one to one children's Chrysalis programme for children aged 6 to 12 years.

I Am Hope

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
I AM HOPE aims to promote positive attitudinal societal change around mental health throughout New Zealand, and fund private care and counselling for young people stuck-in-the-mud on waiting lists. They offer hope and a voice to young people in NZ through various projects including school tours, practical courses such as a barber and barista course, allowing people to share their own journeys through their podcast series 'HopeCast' and much more.Gumboot Friday Counselling services are free to anyone aged 5 - 25 in Aotearoa
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