We provide affordable professional counselling which empowers and encourages healthy positive and engaged community members.
Manawatu / Whanganui
Our quality counselling strengthens individuals and families by increasing: resilience, coping skills, sense of belonging, hope, meaning and overall well being. We enable low income & vulnerable community members access to professional affordable care. Clients work at their own pace to achieve their goals. 40% of our clients are male & 20% are Maori
Since 1990 we have seen over 6000 clients! In 2019 we saw 199 clients. Feedback from clients: 98% say they are satisfied or very satisfied with the service; 94 % say they achieved all or most of their goals. 40% of our work is with vulnerable families or youth. Currently, we have four qualified and four student counsellors.
During these unprecedented times we are available and accessible to our local community to support them through these difficult and turbulent times.
2014 Stats 18 June 2015
thanks to generous donations from all around the country via trusts, friends, contracts and give a little, we were able to see over 350 people in 2014. 23% of our clients were Maori and 40% male. over 1300 face-to-face counselling hours were delivered to people in our community struggling with life issues.
The primary presenting issue was relationships, stress and anger. Feedback from a male client: "i see things differently now and can move on."