Our Wellbeing service is a free, confidential, primary care mental health service for people 12 years and over with mild to moderate mental health and addiction problems.

What we offer

Depending on need, our services may include:

  • assessment of needs
  • brief counselling or other talk therapies
  • information about other counselling and support services – if we can’t help, we may know who can
  • resources and information about different mental health conditions and managing symptoms, and about recovery, resilience and wellbeing
  • phone support and encouragement
  • referrals to our services.

Who can use the Wellbeing service?

Anybody enrolled with Te Awakairangi Health Network and Ropata practices (if the capacity allows) with priority to people who:

  • are Māori or Pacific
  • live in a low income (Q5) area
  • are aged 12-19

What problems can we help with?

We help people struggling with a variety of mental health concerns including:

  • depression and anxiety
  • feeling overwhelmed by stress or hopeless about the future
  • stress management
  • panic attacks
  • anger
  • problems with drug and alcohol use
  • problems adjusting to change or loss.

Need someone to talk to without feeling judged? The Wellbeing team may be able to help.

Our team

Our team of Mental Health Professionals and Counsellors offer a range of skills and experience in assessment and talking therapies.


General Practice doctors or nurses and other agencies can make a referral.  People can also self-refer by phoning us on 04 566 5320.


We are based in Lower Hutt and also offer part-time clinics in Upper Hutt, Stokes Valley and Wainuiomata. Home visits can be arranged when it is very difficult to get to appointments.

 Clinic Address Phone Number Opening Hours
Te Awakairangi Health Network Level 4, 330 High Street, Lower Hutt  04 566 5320
Whai Oranga O Te Iwi health Centre  7 The Strand, Wainuiomata 04 564 6966 Monday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
 Queen Street Medical Centre   37-39 Queen Street, Upper Hutt 045283048 Monday 8:00am – 6:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 7:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Koranunui Clinic, Tui Glen School,  126 Stokes Valley Road (gate by the school office), Stokes Valley  04-939 6661

More information

For more information please contact the Primary Mental Health Team Leader:
Phone: 04 566 5320
Email: [email protected]

Counselling and support services directory. 

Information on the counselling and support services in the Hutt Valley and Wellington are provided in this directory, as well as links to web resources.