Whānau Support

"The consultant was really interested in what my mum had to say, and sat down and spent 4 hours speaking with her, and that made a difference for mum bringing me in for treatment"
AYA patient


Support Directory

The following non-governmental organisations (NGOs) can provide a range of support services to whānau. These include counselling, financial assistance, peer support, parental, sibling and partner support


Hospital support services i.e. Social Workers, psychology teams, chaplaincy team, Kaiatawhai, The Pacific family support team and Community and social services
(i.e. Whānau Ora tpk.govt.nz/en/whakamahia/whanau-ora/find-a-whanau-ora-provider-andor-initiative).

Social workers and NGOs will likely have knowledge of a range of these services within the whānau’s community.

He Ara Takahinga Directory – A Directory of Services in Auckland to Support Whanau Ora healthpoint.co.nz/public/other/auckland-dhb-maori-health/im:339208/

Work and Income – can provide a range of benefit options and financial assistance www.workandincome.govt.nz