Community Groups Community Living Service Kaupapa Māori Support Mobile Support The different mobile support teams are: Muslim Liaison & Training Support Stream – www.supportstream.co.nz Te Rangimarie – Housing & Recovery Support
We run a variety of groups for different population groups. Some groups provide recovery support, others provide community mental health education or family/whānau support.
Service Manager: Marion Gordon-Flower
Daily groups are provided for adults who have experienced mental illness and are either self-referred or referred by Auckland DHB or General Practitioners. The programme focuses on health and wellbeing, arts and pre-employment pathways.
Programme Leads: Sobia Asim, Sobia Zarrar, June Lee
We are authorized to provide Mental Health First Aid, a 2-day workshop to empower community members to provide support to one another when experiencing mental health issues. We are delivering these workshops primarily to Asian and Muslim communities, or groups seeking to better understand the mental health needs of these communities.
Programme Lead: Wynnis Schmahl
We provide monthly support groups to family/whānau members of people experiencing mental health issues. The groups are facilitated by trained professionals and provide skills in supporting their family/whānau member’s recovery and reducing the impact of mental illness on the family/whanau. The groups are funded by Halfmoon Bay Rotary, and the Howick and Manurewa Local Boards. Five groups are held in Highland Park and south Auckland, including a sibling support group.
Service Manager: Margaret Sianipar
We provide support to people who are receiving services from the Intensive Community Team of Counties Manukau DHB.
Programme Lead: Tina Kaiawe
We support people who have experienced mental illness to reunite with their iwi, hapū and whānau, recognising the importance of cultural wellbeing to their recovery.
We provide a range of services to people who have experienced mental illness and who would benefit from support with their recovery. The service is mobile, visiting people wherever they live in the community. Our services are specific to different population groups, recognising the importance of cultural strengths to wellbeing, and matching staff to different language needs. We welcome self-referrals.
Service Manager: Matekitawhiti Chase
Service Manager: Ana Maria Sio-Nielsen
Service Manager: Zainab Hoosenally
Service Manager: Lorraine Bailey
Service Manager: Sheri Marander
Service Manager: Zainab Hoosenally
We provide mental health education to the Muslim community, individual mental health support, and advice/education to DHB Mental Health and Addictions staff. We welcome self-referrals.
Location: Auckland DHB region
Primary Care Support Service
We provide mental health support for people referred by identified medical centres:
Service Manager: Shelley Southgate
We provide consultations with a Wellness Coach for people with mild to moderate mental health issues. Wellness Coaches are Registered Health Practitioners. Consultations occur either in the person’s home or at our Greenlane or Henderson offices. The person is either funded by their Primary Health Organisation (PHO) or pays directly. We welcome self-referrals. The service is provided in Auckland.
Service Manager: Tipelu Tipelu
This service is for people who have had a severe mental illness and who need both housing and recovery support for an average of 9 months before moving into independent living.
Location: Manurewa and Pakuranga
Community Living Service
Kaupapa Māori Support
The different mobile support teams are:
Muslim Liaison & Training
Support Stream – www.supportstream.co.nz
Te Rangimarie – Housing & Recovery Support