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Young Persons’ Support Services

Young Persons’ Support Services

Services Referral Process & Criteria Contact
Child, Youth and Family FREE service. Support services for children and young people who are abused, neglected, or are in need of care and protection. Open, under 17 year olds. Ph: 0508 326 459
CAMHS – Child & Adolescent 
Mental Health
FREE service supporting mental health. Self-referral or health professional.
17 years and under.
Ph: 07 579 8380
Family Works – Hillier Centre  FREE service. Counselling, social worker, WAVE – Women Against Violence Education. Self-referral or health profressional.
Up to 17 years old. 
31 Gloucester Road
Mt Maunganui
Ph: 07 575 9709 
Youth Clinic Weekly service.
FREE doctor, relationship issues, alcohol & drug issues, advocate for WINZ, legal and budgeting issues, health assessments, social worker or counsellor referrals.
Self-referral or health professional.
10-25 years old. 
Impact NZ Counselling (nominal charge), accommodation. CYFS or health professional.
For 12-16 year olds.
Limited positions available.
62a Millers Road
Ph: 07 576 7527
or 07 576 0652
Nga Kakano FREE educational programme, counselling, asthma service, early intervention for mental health, diabetes programme. Self-referral or health professional.
For youth in Te Puke area, mild to moderate.
50 Jellicoe Street
Te Puke
Ph: 07 573 0660
Waihi Community
FREE service. Social work, counselling, Bay-wide community law service, AA meetings. Self-referral or health professional.
13-17 youth – mentorship
Adults free
4 Mueller Street
Ph: 07 863 7555
Papamoa Family
FREE service. Counselling, youth and family social workers (Papamoa area only), youth service, foodbank, budgeting, parenting, young parents who are pregnant. Self-referral. All ages. 95 Hartford Ave
Ph: 07 574 7170 
Te Manu Toroa FREE service. Doctors, mental health, counselling, social support, youth health, drop-in centre, alcohol and drugs service, CAMHS – Child & Adolescent mental health service, needs assessment, Maori counsellor. Referral from health professional. Please use referral form in Health Centre. 777 Cameron Road
Ph: 07 577 4911

Karen Smith


Social worker, Ngai te ranginui.


Referred from health professional.


Ph: 07 571 0934


About Vector Group

Vision: A community where diversity is celebrated, and every person feels included. Mission: To create opportunities for healthy connections and self-expression. To support people who work with young people, and thereby enhance youth engagement and development and creatives so that young people thrive.