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This list is used regularly by WALSHtrust staff and our clients; it is not a comprehensive list. For any other community resources you may need, please phone 0800 211 211

INFORMATION - Managing your own withdrawal (a guide for people trying to stop using drugs)
INFORMATION - Psychosocial strategies to managing substance withdrawal


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Activities

Te Ata (Henderson) 
A Place to Learn, Share and grow
West Auckland’s mental health support centre
Open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm and classes, workshops and programs run during school term time
Where people over 18 years of age who experience mental illness, can come and be supported in social, educational and recreational ways.  For a timetable or more information please feel free to contact the staff on 09 837 0671 or email te-ata "at" xtra.co.nz


Violence Free Waitakere 

 

Addictions

24/7 Support & Counselling

Lifeline telephone counseling 09 5222 999

(within Auckland) 0800 111 777

(outside Auckland) 0800 543 354

Lifeline face-to-face counseling 09 524 3080

National Depression Line 0800 111 757

Community Resource Info line 0800 211 211

Phobic Trust Helpline 0800 14 ANXIETY

Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 229 6757

Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 787 797

Alcohol Hotline . 0800 787 797

CADS (Alcohol & Drug) 09 845 1818 www.cads.org.nz

Gambling Helpline 0800 654 655

 

Adult Community Mental Health

8.30am-4.30pm, Paramount Drive, Henderson

Waitakere 1 09 822 8501
Waitakere 2 09 822 8601
Acute / Crisis teams 09 822 8600
Rodney Mental Health 09 837 0671
Helensville Mental Health 09 420 9450
Hibiscus Coast (Red Beach) 09 427 0630

If the number you require is not listed, contact the North Shore Hospital (Operator) 09 486 8900

 

Smoke Free

A link for health service workers looking at becoming smokefree themselves, or when they are supporting people to consider smoke free options; also helpful for an organisation as a whole to consider its position around smoke free practices.

 

Books

The Strengths Model, Case Management with People with Pyschiatric Disabilities

Second Edition

Charles A Rapp and Richard J Goscha

Oxford University Press

 

  

Budgeting

Henderson Budget Services 09 836 4141

C.A.R.E. Waitakere Trust (Te Atatu) 09 834 6480

Presbyterian Support (Henderson) 09 838 1426

NZ Ethnic Budget Service (Te Atatu) 09 834 3668

Helensville/Waimauku 09 420 7740

Ranui Baptist Church 09 833 7815

Western Districts (Massey) 09 827 5773

 

Community - general

Police (Emergency) 111

Henderson (24 hours) 09 839 0600

Beneficiaries Advocacy & Info Service 09 376 4760
Providing free advocacy services since 1979: advocacy and support for those on benefits and low income. Advocates take cases through the Review and Appeal Courts of Income Support, ACC and other government agencies. Personal grievance and advocacy also provided.


 

Freestuff - the website where everything is free! 

 

Useful Numbers

 

Community - houses

Local information, courses, activity groups, advice, budgeting services and more.

Massey 09 833 9220

Ranui 09 833 6280

Glen Eden  09 818 2194

Titirangi  09 817 7448

Green Bay 09 827 3300

Sturges West (Henderson) 09 837 1938

Te Atatu 09 834 5827

Baptist Home Care (Glen Eden) 09 813 0133 Mob. 027-487 8556
Home care and assistance.

 

Employment

Assistance for people with mental illness or disability to find work and stay in employment.

EmploymentWorks! WALSHtrust 09 837 5240

Workbridge (Henderson) 09 302 2836

Factsheet WINZ
 

Disability Support Services

A helpful booklet in English, provided by Le Va (Pasifika within Te Pou), the Ministry of Health and Faiva Ora (Pasifika Disability Action).

 

Foodbanks

  

Healthcare

Healthline 0800 611 116
24-hour telephone advice and assistance from registered nursing staff

Antara (Te Atatu) 09 834 7987

Free Natural Health Clinic for those unable to afford natural health care.

ACC 0800 101 996

Epilepsy Association 09 837 2530

Green Prescription 0800 ACTIVE
Low cost, community-based fitness programme. GP or self referral.

Hearing Voices Association 021 1024151 adrienne5 "at" woosh.co.nz

Man Alive 09 835 0509
Support for men/fathers; counseling, programmes

 

Hospitals

Waitakere Hospital 09 834 6480, 8am-6.30pm, 7 days

North Shore Hospital 09 486 8900, 24 hours

 

Peer Support

One-to-one and/or group support for people affected by mental illness, supported by those who have experienced mental illness.

 

Resource Centres

Working Women's Resource Centre's 'One in Five: A Guide for Representing & Supporting Workers with Experience of Mental Illness'
The Guide provides information on representing and supporting workers with experience of mental illness. It also provides information on changing attitudes in workplaces in relation to workers with experience of mental illness. The Guide has been produced primarily for use by paid and elected Union officials.

Support Groups

Jigsaw 09 837 5240 (WALSHtrust Henderson & New Lynn)

Waitakere Women’s Mental Wellness support group 818 3723 (Debra)

GROW 09 846 6869
One-to-one support

Connect Two 09 837 5240

Mind & Body 09 838 3204

 

Tenancy Advice & Information

Tenancy Advice 0800 836 262

Bond Advice & Information 0800 737 666

Waitakere Community Law Service Tenancy Advice (09) 835 2130
Free advice for people renting a home; will also assist in dispute resolution, drop-in Wed. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Run by Dept Building & Housing

Waitakere Law Centre 09 835 2130
Free legal advice, Mon-Thurs 1.30pm-3.30pm 0800 529 463

Walk-in Legal Clinics Mon-Thurs 9.30am-11am

West Auckland Women’s Centre 09 838 6381 Monday 9am-12.30pm, Tuesday-Friday 9am-2pm.

WINZ 0800 559 009

Recycling of Printer/Photocopier Toner Cartridges

WALSH Trust is proud to support Toner Express - collection of empty toner cartridges.

www.tonerexpress.co.nz