Youthline Auckland

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Youthline’s vision is to create communities, which relate to the needs of young people, respond to them, and support them to achieve their

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  Auckland Youth Family Support Treatment

Youthline has been supporting young people and working with communities for over 49 years. We are a “with youth, for youth” organisation and the first point of contact for many young people accessing youth development and support services across Aotearoa New Zealand. Youthline is recognised as “the number one organisation for youth to reach out to for help” with 71% being aware of Youthline alone (Colmar Brunton 2019). We are a respected and trusted frontline service which has changed the lives of many people who have reached out in their time of need.

The Youthline Helpline is at the heart of the work we do. Youthline Auckland is the backbone organisation for the national, free Helpline working in collaboration with the five other Youthline organisations operating across the country. Our Helpline is staffed by over 250 volunteer counsellors supported by paid Triage and Clinical Support staff. We managed over 270,000 contacts to our Helpline in 2019. 25% of young people and their friends have contact us (Colmar Brunton 2019). 1 in 4 texts we receive from young people continue to be around depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicide with 1 in 5 texts being around suicide.

The direct cost of the Helpline is $792,000 per year. We receive $90,000 from Oranga Tamariki and have to fundraise the balance, $1million, each year to keep it running.

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Youthline has been supporting young people and working with communities for over 49 years. We are the first point of contact for many young people accessing youth development and support services across Aotearoa New Zealand. Our 24/7 Helpline is staffed by over 250 trained volunteer counsellors supported by paid Triage and Clinical Support staff. We managed over 270,000 contacts to our Helpline in 2019. Youthline is recognised as “the number one organisation for youth to reach out to for help” with 71% being aware of Youthline alone and 25% of young people and their friends contacting us for support (Colmar Brunton 2019). We are a respected and trusted frontline service which has changed the lives of many people who have reached out in their time of need.


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Peter
Peter 2 days ago    For a better day
Hi Robert, You certainly have set yourself a challenge! I look forward to updates on your progress and wish you well in your fundraising for this worthy cause.
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Thomas
Thomas 5 days ago    For a better day
Good luck Rob! May you exceed all your goals and expectations for adventure. This will be living! Best wishes Thomas
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Neil - Festo
Neil - Festo 5 days ago    For a better day
Good work Rob :)
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Shane - Festo 5 days ago    For a better day
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Rose
Rose on 31 Dec 2020    Youthline Auckland
Go Doug
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