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Counties Manukau

Support Services & Helplines

Counties Manukau Health Maternal Mental Health Service

7 Springs Road
East Tamaki

p. 09 265 4000
f. 09 265 4199
e. [email protected]
w. www.countiesmanakau.health.nz

Hours – Monday to Friday: 8am – 5pm
If you need urgent help outside these hours please ring 0800 775 222

Well Women Franklin

Well Women Franklin is a Peer Support Group. We support women and their families in Franklin and Papakura who are experiencing Antenatal or Postnatal Distress and Anxiety. We focus on wellness and resilience, using a holistic approach. Any women who feels they need some support is welcome to get in touch with us.

The core services that we offer are peer support, 24-hour telephone support, childcare (while the women attend group), in home support & home visiting. We also offer movement workshops, counselling and an individualized goal-setting programme.

Our weekly peer support groups are a safe environment for women to connect with others who may be experiencing similar feelings. Our services help women on their journey to becoming well again and empower them to take back their lives.

If you feel that you need our support then please contact us:

p. 021 1588 134
e. [email protected]
w. www.wellwomenfranklin.org.nz
fb. www.facebook.com/wellwomenfranklin

Kāhui Tū Kaha – Mental Health Respite & Residential Services

Awhi Rito: Crisis respite for maternal, Manurewa

Women can be referred to Awhi Rito by a midwife or GP, unlike other Kāhui Tū Kaha services, which can only be accessed through a DHB clinical referral.

w. kahuitukaha.co.nz
e. Contact form
p. 0800 678 323 (On-call 24/7)
p. 09 531 4040 (office)
f. 09 520 4068

Mothers Helpers

Provide support to mothers experiencing ante-natal and postnatal anxiety and depression, throughout the wider Auckland region.
Also offer a Perinatal Depression Recovery Course and a 10 week online course.

p. 0800 002 717 or 022 093 1822
e. [email protected]
w. http://www.mothershelpers.co.nz

PND Recovery Course – Mothers Helpers provides a 10 week Perinatal Depression/Anxiety Recovery Course. All mums who have completed the course can go on to have therapy with your facilitator – a registered/qualified counsellor, social worker, life coach or mental health nurse. Click here for more information about the course

South Auckland & Papakura: spaces available now for individual and group work
Course facilitator: Hadiyyeh Zohoori-Dossa