Whanau Advocacy - Rangatahi

Rangatahi - Whanau Advocacy

Arahi Whanau - Whanau Advocacy & Peer Support Child & Youth is a non-clinical service available to Whanau seeking support for their Tamariki or Rangatahi (aged 0 - 18 years) experiencing mental illness.

This service provides Advocacy Support, Transport Assistance and regular face-to-face contact.

Advocacy Support includes working with the following agencies:

  • Accommodation providers including Housing New Zealand
  • Work and Income New Zealand
  • Community Social Worker providers
  • The Police and Justice System
  • Child Youth & Family services
  • Voluntary groups
  • Probation

Key criteria for eligibility to access this service include:

  • Be of any ethnic background
  • Has a Whanau member or relative (aged 0 - 18 years who is currently receiving clinical treatment from a South Auckland Mental Health or Alcohol and Other Drug Service

Referral to this service maybe via the following means:

  • Any Community Alcohol and Drug Service
  • Any Community Mental Health Service
  • Self Referral
  • Health Worker
  • Community Support Worker

The cost of accessing this service is FREE and completely confidential.

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