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We’re here to support your health and wellbeing.

We can help you find an appropriate agency for:

  • Accommodation
  • Budgeting advice
  • Counselling
  • Drug and alcohol problems
  • Gambling problems
  • Health services
  • Spiritual guidance

Support services

Community services

Community Link Aotearoa

For useful services that exist in your local community.

Sexual health

Family Planning

Family Planning clinics provide confidential and non-judgemental sexual and reproductive health care for people of any gender, age, nationality or sexual orientation.

New Zealand Aids Foundation

New Zealand Aids Foundation provides good information on HIV and related illnesses and a practical guide on safe sex practices.


LifeLine New Zealand

LifeLine New Zealand is free counselling service and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All calls are confidential and non-judgemental.

Suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand

Suicide Prevention Information provides good resources on suicide prevention.

Alcohol and drug addiction


CareNZ understands how difficult it is to find freedom from addiction and we will support you every step of the way on your journey toward recovery.

Addictions Treatment Directory

Addictions Treatment Directory contains a regionalised database of all the publicly funded addiction treatment and advice services available anywhere in New Zealand.

New Zealand Drug Foundation

The Drug Foundation has been at the forefront of major alcohol and other drug policy debates for more than 20 years. During that time they have advocated strongly for policies and practices based on the best evidence available.


Gambling Helpline

Gambling Helpline is a 24 hour free-phone service that you can call to receive immediate support, as well as referral and information services for gambling problems.

Problem Gambling Foundation

The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand is a national non-profit organisation predominantly funded by the Ministry of Health with funds received from the gambling levy.

Mental Health

Mental Health Foundation

Provides free information and training, and advocate for policies and services that support people with experience of mental illness, and also their whānau (families) and friends.


Ministry of Health

Provides a wealth of information on health and wellbeing issues affecting the peoples of New Zealand and the Pacific.

Māori Health

Māori-related health initiatives provided by the Ministry of Health.

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