Te Awakairangi Health Network

Wellbeing Services

Supporting Your Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Support
Mental Health and Addictions
Community Health and Social Workers
Outreach Nursing
Healthy Families Lifestyle Support

Wellbeing services

Supporting Your Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Support
Mental Health and Addiction
Community Health and Social Workers
Outreach Nursing
Family Lifestyle Support

Wellbeing Services

Supporting Your Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Support
Mental Health and Addiction
Community Health and Social Workers
Outreach Nursing
Family Lifestyle Support

Our Health and Wellbeing Services

We offer several free health and wellbeing services to Hutt Valley people.  Priority is given to Māori, Pasifika and low income patients.  

Learn more about the services we offer below.

Health and Wellbeing Support

Through Access and Choice, our Health Improvement Practitioners and Health Coaches provide a free service to support you and/or your whanau to improve your health and wellbeing.

Who is this service for?

Currently, you must be enrolled with one of the following general practices:

  • Upper Hutt Health Centre,
  • Stokes Valley Medical Centre, 
  • Naenae Medical Centre, 
  • Whai Oranga o Te Iwi Health Centre,
  • Hutt City Health Centre and
  • Hutt Union and Community Health Services (HUCHS) at the Pomare, Petone and Taita sites.
We hope to offer this service in other practices over the next two years.

How do I get an appointment?

Access and Choice is a free service. If you would like help through Access and Choice, your doctor or practice nurse can introduce you to a Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP) or Health Coach at the time of your scheduled GP/nurse appointment.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Access and Choice services can help you with...
  • Physical and emotional health
  • Stress, grief, anxiety, depression and/or feeling down
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Chronic pain
  • Long-term health conditions - diabetes, asthma, gout and others
  • Sleep problems
  • Healthy eating and wellbeing
  • Drug and alcohol problems, including smoking cessation
  • Parenting and family/whānau issues
  • Family violence
  • Housing and WINZ
  • Managing medications

Our Health and Wellbeing Services

We offer several free health and wellbeing services to Hutt Valley people.  Priority is given to Māori, Pasifika and low income patients.  

Learn more about the services we offer below.

Health and Wellbeing Support

Through Access and Choice, our Health Improvement Practitioners and Health Coaches provide a free service to support you and/or your whanau to improve your health and wellbeing.

Who is this service for?

Currently, you must be enrolled with one of the following general practices: 

  • Upper Hutt Health Centre, 
  • Stokes Valley Medical Centre, 
  • Naenae Medical Centre, 
  • Whai Oranga o Te Iwi Health Centre, 
  • Hutt City Health Centre and
  • Hutt Union and Community Health Services (HUCHS) at the Pomare, Petone and Taita sites.
We hope to offer this service in other practices over the next two years. 

How do I get an appointment?

Access and Choice is a free service. If you would like help through Access and Choice, your doctor or practice nurse can introduce you to a Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP) or Health Coach at the time of your scheduled GP/nurse appointment.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Access and Choice services can help you with...
  • Physical and emotional health
  • Stress, grief, anxiety, depression and/or feeling down
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Chronic pain
  • Long-term health conditions - diabetes, asthma, gout and others
  • Sleep problems
  • Healthy eating and wellbeing
  • Drug and alcohol problems, including smoking cessation
  • Parenting and family/whānau issues
  • Family violence
  • Housing and WINZ
  • Managing medications

Health and Wellbeing

We offer several free health and wellbeing services to Hutt Valley people.  Priority is given to Māori, Pasifika and low income patients.  

Learn more about the services we offer below.

Health and Wellbeing Support

Through Access and Choice, our Health Improvement Practitioners and Health Coaches provide a free service to support you and/or your whanau to improve your health and wellbeing.

Who is this service for?

Currently, you must be enrolled with one of the following general practices: 

  • Upper Hutt Health Centre, 
  • Stokes Valley Medical Centre, 
  • Naenae Medical Centre, 
  • Whai Oranga o Te Iwi Health Centre, 
  • Hutt City Health Centre and
  • Hutt Union and Community Health Services (HUCHS) at the Pomare, Petone and Taita sites.
We hope to offer this service in other practices over the next two years. 

How do I get an appointment?

Access and Choice is a free service. If you would like help through Access and Choice, your doctor or practice nurse can introduce you to a Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP) or Health Coach at the time of your scheduled GP/nurse appointment.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Access and Choice services can help you with...
  • Physical and emotional health
  • Stress, grief, anxiety, depression and/or feeling down
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Chronic pain
  • Long-term health conditions - diabetes, asthma, gout and others
  • Sleep problems
  • Healthy eating and wellbeing
  • Drug and alcohol problems, including smoking cessation
  • Parenting and family/whānau issues
  • Family violence
  • Housing and WINZ
  • Managing medications

Mental Health and Addictions

Who is this service for?

Our Wellbeing Service provides free confidential mental health care for young people and adults with mild to moderate mental health or addiction problems.  All young people (aged from 12 to 25 years) can access the service.  Adults (26 years and over) must be enrolled with one of the general practices within the Hutt Valley to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori or Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

We can help with:

  • Depression and anxiety, 
  • Feeling overwhelmed,
  • Panic attacks and stress management,
  • Anger, 
  • Drug and alcohol problems, and
  • Adjusting to change and loss.

Where to find us

We are based in Lower Hutt but can offer appointments at different locations throughout the Hutt Valley.

What can we do?

Depending on your needs, our services may include...
  • Brief counselling or talking therapies
  • Group programmes
  • Your GP or practice nurse supporting your wellbeing
  • Resources and information to help you help yourself
  • Phone support and encouragement
  • Informing about other counselling and support services

How do I get an appointment?

Your doctor or practice nurse can make a referral or you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below. If you are working with another agency, they can make the referral if you prefer.
FREE SERVICE

Mental Health and Addictions

Who is this service for?

Our Wellbeing Service provides free confidential mental health care for young people and adults with mild to moderate mental health or addiction problems.  All young people (aged from 12 to 25 years) can access the service.  Adults (26 years and over) must be enrolled with one of the general practices within the Hutt Valley to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori or Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

We can help with:

  • Depression and anxiety, 
  • Feeling overwhelmed,
  • Panic attacks and stress management,
  • Anger, 
  • Drug and alcohol problems, and
  • Adjusting to change and loss.

Where to find us

We are based in Lower Hutt but can offer appointments at different locations throughout the Hutt Valley.

What can we do?

Depending on your needs, our services may include...
  • Brief counselling or talking therapies
  • Group programmes
  • Your GP or practice nurse supporting your wellbeing
  • Resources and information to help you help yourself
  • Phone support and encouragement
  • Informing about other counselling and support services

How do I get an appointment?

Your doctor or practice nurse can make a referral or you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below. If you are working with another agency, they can make the referral if you prefer.
FREE SERVICE

Mental Health and Addictions

Who is this service for?

Our Wellbeing Service provides free confidential mental health care for young people and adults with mild to moderate mental health or addiction problems.  All young people (aged from 12 to 25 years) can access the service.  Adults (26 years and over) must be enrolled with one of the general practices within the Hutt Valley to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori or Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

We can help with:

  • Depression and anxiety, 
  • Feeling overwhelmed,
  • Panic attacks and stress management,
  • Anger, 
  • Drug and alcohol problems, and
  • Adjusting to change and loss.

Where to find us

We are based in Lower Hutt but can offer appointments at different locations throughout the Hutt Valley.

What can we do?

Depending on your needs, our services may include...
  • Brief counselling or talking therapies
  • Group programmes
  • Your GP or practice nurse supporting your wellbeing
  • Resources and information to help you help yourself
  • Phone support and encouragement
  • Informing about other counselling and support services

How do I get an appointment?

Your doctor or practice nurse can make a referral or you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below. If you are working with another agency, they can make the referral if you prefer.
FREE SERVICE

Our Community Health and Social Workers

Our community health workers and social workers provide free support and advocacy services for people with social and health issues.  People must be enrolled with one of the general practices within Te Awakairangi Health Network to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori, Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

Where to find us

The community health workers and social workers work across the Hutt Valley.  They can visit you in your own home or in another location that suits you best.

How do I get an appointment?

If you would like help from a Community Health or Social Worker you can ask your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or, you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Community health workers and registered social workers help people by...
  • Providing confidential support with any social problems and difficulties you may be having
  • Working with your GP and other health providers to make sure you and your whānau receive the health services you require
  • Advocating on your behalf with Work and Income and Housing New Zealand or other government agencies
  • Coordinating your health needs including referrals to appropriate health providers, community groups and organisations
  • Working with you and your whānau either in your home, another community location or by telephone

Our Community Health and Social Workers

Our community health workers and social workers provide free support and advocacy services for people with social and health issues.  People must be enrolled with one of the general practices within Te Awakairangi Health Network to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori, Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

Where to find us

The community health workers and social workers work across the Hutt Valley.  They can visit you in your own home or in another location that suits you best.

How do I get an appointment?

If you would like help from a Community Health or Social Worker you can ask your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or, you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Community health workers and registered social workers help people by...
  • Providing confidential support with any social problems and difficulties you may be having
  • Working with your GP and other health providers to make sure you and your whānau receive the health services you require
  • Advocating on your behalf with Work and Income and Housing New Zealand or other government agencies
  • Coordinating your health needs including referrals to appropriate health providers, community groups and organisations
  • Working with you and your whānau either in your home, another community location or by telephone

Our Community Health and Social Workers

Our community health workers and social workers provide free support and advocacy services for people with social and health issues.  People must be enrolled with one of the general practices within Te Awakairangi Health Network to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori, Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

Where to find us

The community health workers and social workers work across the Hutt Valley.  They can visit you in your own home or in another location that suits you best.

How do I get an appointment?

If you would like help from a Community Health or Social Worker you can ask your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or, you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Community health workers and registered social workers help people by...
  • Providing confidential support with any social problems and difficulties you may be having
  • Working with your GP and other health providers to make sure you and your whānau receive the health services you require
  • Advocating on your behalf with Work and Income and Housing New Zealand or other government agencies
  • Coordinating your health needs including referrals to appropriate health providers, community groups and organisations
  • Working with you and your whānau either in your home, another community location or by telephone

Our Outreach Nurses

Our outreach nurses provide free health and support services to people with health issues. People must be enrolled with one of the general practices within Te Awakairangi Health Network to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori, Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

Where to find us

The outreach nurses work across the Hutt Valley.  They can visit you in your own home or in another location that suits you best.

How do I get an appointment?

If you would like help from an outreach nurse you can ask your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or, you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Our registered outreach nurses support people by...
  • Assessing your health issues and helping you to set goals towards better health
  • Helping you understand your health conditions and supporting you to access the services you may need
  • Working with your GP and other health providers to make sure you and your whānau receive the health services you require
  • Coordinating your health needs including referrals to appropriate health providers, community groups and organisations

Our Outreach Nurses

Our outreach nurses provide free health and support services to people with health issues. People must be enrolled with one of the general practices within Te Awakairangi Health Network to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori, Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

Where to find us

The outreach nurses work across the Hutt Valley.  They can visit you in your own home or in another location that suits you best.

How do I get an appointment?

If you would like help from an outreach nurse you can ask your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or, you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Our registered outreach nurses support people by...
  • Assessing your health issues and helping you to set goals towards better health
  • Helping you understand your health conditions and supporting you to access the services you may need
  • Working with your GP and other health providers to make sure you and your whānau receive the health services you require
  • Coordinating your health needs including referrals to appropriate health providers, community groups and organisations

Our Outreach Nurses

Our outreach nurses provide free health and support services to people with health issues. People must be enrolled with one of the general practices within Te Awakairangi Health Network to be eligible.  Priority is given to Māori, Pacific people and people who live in a low income area.

Where to find us

The outreach nurses work across the Hutt Valley.  They can visit you in your own home or in another location that suits you best.

How do I get an appointment?

If you would like help from an outreach nurse you can ask your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or, you can self-refer by phoning us on the number below.
FREE SERVICE

How we can help

Our registered outreach nurses support people by...
  • Assessing your health issues and helping you to set goals towards better health
  • Helping you understand your health conditions and supporting you to access the services you may need
  • Working with your GP and other health providers to make sure you and your whānau receive the health services you require
  • Coordinating your health needs including referrals to appropriate health providers, community groups and organisations

Healthy Families Lifestyle Support

Our Healthy Family Lifestyle Support aims to enable positive lifestyle changes by supporting adults, children and whānau to achieve good health.  Our team of dietitians and exercise specialists provide advice, ongoing support, and encouragement around nutrition, physical activity, and other healthy lifestyle changes.

Who is this service for?

Māori or Pasifika clients or low-income families enrolled in a Te Awakairangi Health Network practice who have a long-term condition or are trending towards a long-term condition such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity.

Where to find us

Our Healthy Lifestyle Family Support team are able to see you at a variety of locations such as your home, church or marae.  They are able to work with individuals, whānau or groups of people, for up to 6 months.

How we can help

Healthy Lifestyle Family Support helps people by...
  • Supporting and encouraging positive lifestyle changes
  • Guiding on how to manage your medical condition through lifestyle changes
  • Providing discounted gym and swimming memberships
  • Providing low cost ways to become physically active
  • Suggesting safe physical activities appropriate to you
  • Providing information related to joining sport clubs or community activity classes

How do I get an appointment?

To access Healthy Lifestyle Family Support, reach out to your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or call us directly.
FREE SERVICE

Healthy Families Lifestyle Support

Our Healthy Family Lifestyle Support aims to enable positive lifestyle changes by supporting adults, children and whānau to achieve good health.  Our team of dietitians and exercise specialists provide advice, ongoing support, and encouragement around nutrition, physical activity, and other healthy lifestyle changes.

Who is this service for?

Māori or Pasifika clients or low-income families enrolled in a Te Awakairangi Health Network practice who have a long-term condition or are trending towards a long-term condition such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity.

Where to find us

Our Healthy Lifestyle Family Support team are able to see you at a variety of locations such as your home, church or marae.  They are able to work with individuals, whānau or groups of people, for up to 6 months.

How we can help

Healthy Lifestyle Family Support helps people by...
  • Supporting and encouraging positive lifestyle changes
  • Guiding on how to manage your medical condition through lifestyle changes
  • Providing discounted gym and swimming memberships
  • Providing low cost ways to become physically active
  • Suggesting safe physical activities appropriate to you
  • Providing information related to joining sport clubs or community activity classes

How do I get an appointment?

To access Healthy Lifestyle Family Support, reach out to your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or call us directly.
FREE SERVICE

Healthy Families Lifestyle Support

Our Healthy Family Lifestyle Support aims to enable positive lifestyle changes by supporting adults, children and whānau to achieve good health.  Our team of dietitians and exercise specialists provide advice, ongoing support, and encouragement around nutrition, physical activity, and other healthy lifestyle changes.

Who is this service for?

Māori or Pasifika clients or low-income families enrolled in a Te Awakairangi Health Network practice who have a long-term condition or are trending towards a long-term condition such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity.

Where to find us

Our Healthy Lifestyle Family Support team are able to see you at a variety of locations such as your home, church or marae.  They are able to work with individuals, whānau or groups of people, for up to 6 months.

How we can help

Healthy Lifestyle Family Support helps people by...
  • Supporting and encouraging positive lifestyle changes
  • Guiding on how to manage your medical condition through lifestyle changes
  • Providing discounted gym and swimming memberships
  • Providing low cost ways to become physically active
  • Suggesting safe physical activities appropriate to you
  • Providing information related to joining sport clubs or community activity classes

How do I get an appointment?

To access Healthy Lifestyle Family Support, reach out to your doctor or practice nurse to make a referral, or call us directly.
FREE SERVICE
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