Information For Young People“When I was 17 it wasn’t even in my mind to think about trying to flat. Trying to buy my own groceries and stuff like that…”
What are we about?
We are a group of personal advisors who work with young people leaving care. We will support and motivate you to map out your journey towards independence.
What does that look like?
You will be paired with your own personal advisor. If you chose to work with us, your journey could involve:
- life skills
- somewhere to live\managing on our own
What we want to see from you!
- To take responsibility for achieving your goals
- To keep appointments and communication with your personal advisor
- To treat others with respect by listening and valuing other peoples views and opinions
Youth Resources Auckland
- Headspace.org.nz (information on health issues and where to get help)
- Youthline (Multitude of youth services)
- Rainbow Youth (LGBT youth)
- Supporting Families in Mental Illness (For young people who have a sibling or family member with a mental illness and they are struggling to understand what this is)
- The Lowdown (Information on mental illness)
- Urge (Urge/Whakamanawa is a youth (health) and information service designed to assist young people find useful information or resources to help them regarding a variety of youth related topics)
- Youth Horizons Trust
- Youth Providers (Youth Payment applications and how to access Youth Providers)
- Vibe – Youth Transition Service (for young people leaving school without a plan)
- The Charter for Children and Young People in Care
- CADS – Altered High: Youth Drug and Alcohol Service
- Marinoto Youth DHB Mental Health Service (WDHB)
- Kari Centre – Youth Mental Health Service (ADHB)
- Whirinaki – Youth Mental Health Service (CMDHB)
- Auckland Council: Youth Services (Connecting youth with education and employment opportunities)
- Connecting young people to their communities
- Child Youth and Family website – information for teenagers
- Care Café website