Community Mental Health Support

We provide support to people who have experienced mental illness and who are living in the community housing.


Community Living Service

Service Manager: Margaret Sianipar

We provide support to people who are receiving services from the DHB’s Intensive Community Team of Counties Manukau DHB.

Location:  Manukau


Kaupapa Māori Support

Programme Lead: Tina Kaiawe

We support people who have had mental illness to reunite with their iwi, hapū and whānau, recognising the importance of cultural wellbeing to their recovery.


Mobile Support

We provide a mobile service to people who have had serious mental illness, receiving referrals from DHBs or from GPs, and 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 providing staff to meet different language needs.

  • Māori mobile support, Auckland DHB, Service Manager: Matekitawhiti Chase;
  • Asian mobile support, specialising in non-English speaking clients in both Auckland and Counties Manukau DHB, Service Manager: Zainab Hoosenally.
  • Ola Manuia – Pasifika mobile support, Auckland DHB, Service Manager:  Ana Maria Sio-Nielsen;
  • General mobile support, Auckland DHB, Service Manager: Lorraine Bailey;
  • Peer Support (youth), Auckland DHB, Manager: Sheri Marander;


Muslim Liaison & Training

Service Manager: Zainab Hoosenally

We provide education to the Muslim community on mental health; individual mental health support, and advice/education to DHB Mental Health and Addictions staff.

Location: Auckland DHB region


Te Rangimarie – Housing & Recovery Support

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


Zainab Hoosenally


Margaret Sianipar


Lorraine Bailey