FREE Counselling for:

✚ All tamariki/children from 7 to 17 years old
✚ Adults who have experienced Family Harm/Family Violence
✚ Adults who have experienced Sexual Harm/Sexual Violence
✚ Parenting Sessions - 6 one to one parenting sessions

Mission Statement: To provide a free professional counselling service to the Mid North community to improve the wellbeing of tamariki/children, whanau/families and individuals who have experienced trauma, family harm or sexual harm.

Our Counsellors are located in Kerikeri and Kaikohe. To be eligible you need to reside in the Mid North area. The area we cover in the Mid North is from Totara North to Towai, South Hokianga and Bay of Islands. The towns include: Kerikeri, Kaikohe, Kawakawa, Moerewa, Paihia, Russell, Waitangi, Kaeo, Okaihau, Opononi/Omapare, Rawene, Ohaeawai, Oromahoe.

Phone: (09) 407 7511 to self refer

About us

Mid North Family Support, Rape Crisis & Youth Services are a Charitable Trust, established in 1996, with the head office located in Kerikeri. We are affiliated to the National Collective of Rape Crisis and Related Groups Aotearoa (Nga Whatiki Whanau Ahuru Mowai O Aotearoa).

We are committed to and honour the principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi.

At Mid North Family Support we abide by a strict Code of Ethics and professional conduct. This includes a strong commitment to client confidentiality and the provision of quality services. All personal information collected by us is kept confidential within our agency as per the Privacy Act, agency ethics and guidelines, and our constitution.

Our Counsellors are registered, qualified and experienced with each one bringing their own strengths to our organisation.

Call us on (09) 407 7511.

 

Events & Projects

Latest Projects and Upcoming Events

Find out more about our Parenting Support sessions and our latest project – Keeping Safe.

Parenting Support

Do you need support with parenting? Would you be interested in 6 x 1 hour sessions of FREE one on one support with one of our trained counsellors? Or perhaps joining in a group situation which runs as a FREE 20 hour programme?

Topics covered are:
- Behaviour Management for children and teenagers
- Abuse Prevention - what, why, when, how
- Anger Management - for yourself and your children
- Effects of Alcohol and Drugs on your parenting
- Family Violence and its effects on your children
- Communicating with your children
- Things that will make a difference
 

Keeping Safe - Sexual Abuse Prevention Interactive iOS app

 
The fun and interactive way Kiwi kids can learn about keeping safe from sexual abuse. Keeping Safe is for tamariki between the ages of 7 and 10 years old.

Find out more on the Keeping Safe website.
 

Keeping Safe - Witnessing Family Harm App Upcoming iOS app

 
The latest app in the Keeping Safe series is launching soon in 2019.

Get in touch

For General Enquires, or to make a Counselling Referral please phone (09) 407 7511 during office hours of 9am to 2pm, Monday to Friday.

To request our Emergency Afterhours Sexual Harm Support Number please phone (09) 407 7511 and listen to the recorded message for an after hours emergency cell number. The cell phone number is changed weekly.
 

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Office Hours - Upstairs Kingston House, 123 Hone Heke Rd, Kerikeri. Monday to Friday 9:00am-2:00pm. Counselling sessions can be held outside of these hours.

Upstairs Kingston House
123 Hone Heke Road
Kerikeri
New Zealand