Support services in the Taranaki Region

Nau mai – haere mai – welcome. This is a locally-maintained list of wellbeing / support services in Taranaki.

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Mā tōu rourou, mā taku rourou ka ora te iwi – With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive.

Taranaki Young Peoples Trust

98 Liardet Street PO Box 448 New Plymouth Taranaki 4310 New Zealand Work Phone: (06) 7587182 Work Phone: 0800 002288

Biographical Info

Taranaki Young People’s Trust offers up to date information, advocacy, referrals, education, counselling, and support, for the well-being of young people and their families/whanau.
It is safe, culturally sensitive, non-judgemental place where Youth and their whanau can make positive and healthy changes to their lives. Our dedicated, professional team can mentor, support, and advocate for you. We also run educational workshops, these range from Stopping violence, Grief and Suicide, Personal Awareness, Stress Management, Health and Personal Hygiene to Learner Licence Workshops.
We have two trained counsellors and social workers on site. YPT has also run a successful Alternative Education Programme for the past 18 years. The YPT has been in the community for over 29 years offering a safe, effective service to anyone in our community.
Our target age is 10–25-year-olds and their families but no-one is ever turned away. We have an open-door policy – so no appointment needed. If you are another service

Flick us an email and we can email you a referral form. Anyone can give us a call on the numbers above.

Categories: Whānau, Children and Young People