Mental health support and counselling for Children and young people
The Lowdown – is a website to help young New Zealanders recognise and understand depression or anxiety.
SPARX – is an interactive self-help online tool that teaches young people skills to help combat depression and anxiety.
Aunty Dee is a free online tool for anyone who needs some help working through a problem.
Common Ground –Through its website, phone line, text counselling and a information pack services, Common Ground provided easy access to information, tools and advice about how to support a young person.
Health Navigator – A great source of information and links to support Mental Health Services For Youth
Kidsline- information and telephone counselling for children age 9 to 13 years old
Whatsup – counselling phone line for children and young people 5 – 18 years old, available 7 days a week between 1pm to 11pm, staffed by trained counsellors.
No Bully – info for kids and parents about bullying
If you are hunting for a service in your area go to a service directory to find the service you need.
Disability SUPPORT services
CCS Disability Action -disability support and advocacy organisation
Enable NZ – working to assist disabled people, families/whanau/hapū, employers, health professionals and disability support organisations
Carers NZ – info and support for carers
Parent to Parent NZ – offering support and networking for parents across NZ whose children face disability or health issues, as well as sibling support