District Wellbeing Support Services 

Sometimes it's easier to reach out in person to people in our community to get the support we need for our wellbeing. Check out the local providers in your district to see what help is available where you are. Click the images to follow the link to their websites.


Youth Pathways

Youth Pathways supports and guides young people in finding a path in life that reflects their potential as an individual, member of their whānau, culture, and community, offering mentoring, social services, education, and development and transitional programmes

Phone: 021 270 2511

Email: [email protected]

The Canterbury Men’s Centre

Supporting the holistic wellbeing of males in Canterbury, offering counselling, support for those who have experienced sexual trauma, and supporting Dads to be the best they can be

Phone: 03 365 9000

Text 022 302 4966

Purapura Whetu

A kaupapa Māori health, wellbeing and social service provider, combining clinical, cultural, and community support that embraces the Māori view of wellbeing. Services are provided to all ages at no cost and include mental, social, spiritual, and physical support

Phone: 03 379 8001

Email: [email protected]

Tangata Atumotu Trust

Health and social services for Pasifika communities, including mobile nursing, healthy lifestyles support, and programmes for physical and an social wellbeing

Phone: 0800 PASIFIKA (727 434)

Email: [email protected]

Address: Level 2, Knox Centre, 28 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch

298 Youth Health Centre

Physical, mental, social, spiritual, and sexual health support for youth aged 10-24 from qualified doctors, nurses, youth workers, and counsellors

Youth Development support available to help with transitions and things such as planning, budgeting, navigating community services, and social and cultural connection

Phone: 03 943 9298

Email: [email protected]

Address: 1/25 Churchill Street, Christchurch Central

Etu Pasifika Canterbury

Free primary physical health care (physical health), mental health and holistic wellbeing support by Pasifika for Pasifika. Services include doctors, nurses, physios, heath coaches, and navigators to help Pacific people live healthy well-balanced lives

Phone: 0800 388 727

Email: [email protected]

Address: 31 Tuam Street, Christchurch Central

Te Kīwai Sports Funding

Available funding to support the wellbeing of Māori tamariki and rangatahi through providing financial support to enable participation in sport and active recreation

Visit their website for more info and how to apply


Ngā Kete Mātauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust

Kuapapa Māori focused wellbeing organisation with resources and services available to whānau

Free Phone: (0800) 925 242 

email: [email protected]

Southern Trauma Centre

Therapy and skilled interventions delivered by qualified psychologist and counsellors foe mental health support. Therapy services includes mental heath, addiction, trauma, relationships

Phone:03 218 2929

Address: Upstairs, Unit 7, Courtville Place, 101 Dee Street, Invercargill 

Pacific Island Advisory Charitable Trust

Support services for Pacific people which includes free nurse clinic, green prescription, social workers, mental health navigators, whānau ora

Phone: 03 214 6089

Email: [email protected]

Address: 135 Bowmont Street, Appleby, Invercargill

Awarua Whānau Services

​​​​​​​Kaupapa Māori services that support whānau wellbeing by servicing their social, health and educational needs. This include counselling, health clinics, whānau ora, Rongoā Māori

Phone: 0800 292 782

Email: [email protected]

Address: 190 Forth Street, Invercargill


Student Health

Primary health care provider for all wellbeing needs of University of Otago students. Access to doctors, mental health clinicians, pharmacist, and physiotherapist

Phone: 0800 479 821

Email: [email protected]  

Address: Cnr Walsh and Albany Streets

Pacific Trust Otago

Health and holistic wellbeing, social, education and cultural support services. Engage with and support activities to improve the well-being of Pacific people

Phone: 03 455 1722         Email: [email protected]

Otago Mental Health Support Trust

Provide advocacy, peer support, education, and planning to help people navigate through whatever is complicating people’s lives

Phone: 0800 364 462      Email: [email protected]

Te Kāika

Health hub providing medical, dental, physio and nursing services, being responsive to the Dunedin and wider Otago region with support for our local Māori, Pasifika, low-income and Refugee communities. 

Phone: 03 471 9960

Email: [email protected]

Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora

Integrated health hub with Te Kāika providing social, employment, education, and whānau services all in one place.

Phone 03 471 9960:

Email: [email protected]

Address: 25 College street, Caversham, Dunedin (same as Te Kāika)

Te Roopu Tautoko Ki Te Tonga - Community Health & Social Services

Kaupapa Māori centred health and social service provider offering Whānau Ora, Rongoā Māori (Māori healing), educational hui/wānanga and other services

Phone: (03) 477 4670 or (03) 477 4681

Email: [email protected]

Address: 6 Wolseley Street, Dunedin



Health Info is a trustworthy health information website specific to the Aoraki region, written and approved by Doctors, Nurses and Healthcare professionals. Can find a wide range of information for all types of wellbeing

The Mental Health Brief Intervention Service

Support for mental health provided for free through a GP referral

Phone: 03 687 7120

Address: 18 Woollcombe Street, Timaru

Family Works South Canterbury

Services include counselling, social work, family support and educational programmes,

Phone 03 688 5029

Address: 26 North St, Timaru

Arowhenua Whānau Services

Māori health provider offering Marae based health clinics, mental health services and education and social services across the Aoraki district

Phone: (03) 615 5180

Email: [email protected]

Address: 94 King Street, Temuka

West Coast

West Coast PHO - Primary Health Counselling Programme

Intervention and counselling programme available to support the mental and emotional wellbeing, woring alongside local GP’s.

Phone: (07) 768 6182

Address: 163 Mckay Street, Greymouth

Poutini Waiora Counselling Services

Nursing, mental health and social services available. Provide a holistic counselling service for whānau, with a focus on a broad range of issues including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship and family violence counselling, all with a Kuapapa Māori focus

Phone: 0800 333 170 or (03) 755 6572      Email: [email protected]

Hokitikia: 12 Revell St.     Greymouth: 62 Shakespeare st.    Westport: 98 Brougham St


Life Linc

Affordable, professional counselling for individuals, couples & families in need in Nelson Tasman.

Phone: 03 548 2400

Email: [email protected]

Nikau Hauora Hub

Support service that can connect you with other services and providers for all your wellbeing needs

Phone: 03 539 3760

Address: 88 Selwyn Place, Nelson  

Nelson Tasman Pasifika Community Trust

Offering guidance and support to Pasifika in Tasman in the areas of health, education, and social services

Health Action

Peer Support services for mental health, addictions and health promotion for the Tasman area

Te Whare Mahana Trust

Mental health and addiction services and social support in the Tākaka Golden Bay area

Tahunanui Community Hub

Comprehensive list of available community support services in the Tasman district