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Please note:

LINC does not provide a crisis service. In the event of an emergency where you feel you or someone else is at risk of harm, dial 111.

For listings of New Zealand advice services and support providers see below:

WHERE YOU CAN GET HELP


LIFELINE

0800 543 354

Telephone counselling service providing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week counselling and support.


SUICIDE CRISIS HELPLINE

0508 828 865

Provides a 24/7 confidential and free telephone counselling and support service for those who may be thinking about suicide, or for those who are concerned about friends or whanau. This helpline is staffed by highly experienced helpline counsellors with training in suicide prevention and intervention.


 YOUTH SERVICES

(06) 355 5906

Offers guidance and practical support to young people. Aims to get young people into education, training or work-based learning.


YOUTHLINE

0800 376 633

Counselling for young people, families and individuals of all ages, with a focus on youth aged 12-25 and families supporting young people.


KIDSLINE

0800 543 754

Lifeline’s near-peer telephone support service for children aged up to 18. Available 24/7, children are also able to speak with specially-trained and supervised telephone counsellors aged 16-24 between 4pm and 9pm, Monday to Friday.


WHATSUP

0800 9428787

Counselling helpline for children and young people available from 1pm to 11pm.


DEPRESSION HELPLINE

0800 111 757

A free Depression Helpline with trained counsellors who can discuss your situation and find you the right support. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


RAINBOW YOUTH

(09) 376 4155

An organisation providing support, information, advocacy for young queer and trans people up to the ages of 28. Available weekdays from 11am to 5pm.

SUPPORT PROVIDERS


HOUSING NEW ZEALAND

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need.

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WORK AND INCOME

Work and Income provides employment services and financial assistance throughout New Zealand.

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WORKBRIDGE

Workbridge is a professional employment service for people with all types of disability, including people who have lived with the long-term effects of injury and illness.

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SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army is an international movement and an evangelical branch of the Christian Church, which expresses its ministry through a balance of spiritual and social programmes.

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RED CROSS

Red Cross New Zealand is part of a large international humanitarian movement providing emergency and development aid and programmes, social services and education throughout the world. In New Zealand the organisation provides a wide range of programmes such as Meals on Wheels, First Aid Training and Pathways to Employment.

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Hanmer Clinic

Based in Tauranga, Hanmer Clinic provides a treatment service for alcohol and other drug dependences.

Tel: (07) 579 6470


Bay of Plenty Addiction Service

The BOP Addiction Service (formerly the Community Alcohol & Drug Service) is a specialist addiction service based at Tauranga Hospital and Whakatane providing services across the Bay of Plenty at a variety of outreach clinics.

Tel: (07) 579 8391

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