0800 543 354
Counselling from qualified counsellors and trained volunteers. Calls and texts are free and confidential.
0800 72 66 66
Free phone counselling for those experiencing loneliness, depression, despair, distress or suicidal feelings.
0508 828 865
For those experiencing suicidal thoughts. For those supporting someone else or who are bereaved after suicide.
0800 111 757
Counselling for those experiencing anxiety and depression. Available 24/7
0800 611 116
A free service to talk to registered nurse for free health advice. Run by the Ministry of Health. Available 24/7
0800 543 754
Counselling service for children and young people up to 18 years of age.
A free phone and text service for New Zealanders feeling down, anxious or a bit overwhelmed.
0800 111 757
Counselling and help for young people experiencing depression, anxiety and other mental health issues (phone, text, webchat and email). Available 24/7
0800 787 797
Free and confidential counselling for those experiencing alcohol and drug related issues.
0800 654 655
Free 24 hour helpline for those worried about gambling or the gambling of others.
Provides information for anyone going through a difficult time and also for people supporting someone they care about.
0800 568 856
Anonymous, non-judgemental and free support and advice for parents. Free parent helpline. Available 9am to 9pm 7 days a week.
0800 299 100
Supporting children, young people, family and friends through times of trauma, grief and loss. Online or phone counselling sessions can be booked. Call 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
A national organisation that provides support for whānau who have a loved one experiencing mental health challenges.
0800 376 633
Free counselling and support services (phone, text, webchat and email) for young people struggling with mental health and other issues. Available 24/7
0800 942 8787
What’s Up is run by Barnardos New Zealand. A free, nationally-available counselling helpline and webchat service for children and teenagers. Monday to Sunday 11am – 11pm
0800 456 450
New Zealand Government family violence support line. Provides easy access and relevant information for people seeking support for family violence.
A range of free services for those aged between 13 and 24 dealing with their own cancer, their parent or sibling's cancer or the death of a parent or sibling.
A national charitable trust that provides a wide range of health and social services. Their mission is all about strengthening whānau so communities can thrive.
The Grief Centre offers grief counselling for all forms of loss and grief. Offers support in-person, over the phone and online through Zoom.
The Growing Through Grief Service offers programmes for children, young people and adults who are experiencing change, loss and grief in their lives.
Community mental health organisation. Runs weekly groups suitable for people recovering from mental illness, anyone suffering a crisis, and for those who need support to manage their daily lives.
A not-for-profit community initiative for New Zealanders to find reliable and trustworthy health information and self-care resources.
A charity that supports the mental health of children and young people. Child and family psychotherapists provide one-on-one support. Online and printed resources also provided.
0800 787 254
Rural Support Trusts have local, rural people who know from experience that pressures can mount up. Their networks and training can help with all kinds of situations. Call for free and confidential support.
0800 764 915
The New Zealand Sepsis Trust provides education and clinical tools and raises funds to support sepsis awareness and research. They offer a helpline staffed by nurses who will respond within 24 hours.
The Stroke Foundation is the national charity in New Zealand solely dedicated to the prevention of and recovery from stroke.
0800 567 666
The Vagus Centre (previously Family Harmony Services) provided by the Chinese Mental Health Consultation Service Trust. Offers free counselling to Chinese Individuals/ families having difficulties in relationships and parenting issues.
This is New Zealand's no-fault insurance scheme. It helps New Zealander's and visitors get back to everyday life if they've had an accident.
0800 367 222
Provides free, confidential, independent information and advice to anyone. Help people know what their rights are and how to access services they need.
0800 725 463
A free information service for older people. Provides information on how to get help at home, community services, rest homes and support for carers.
0800 345 123
A free helpline for those experiencing financial hardship. Moneytalks can provide advice on budgeting, bills, debt and loss of income to individuals, families and whānau.
This service helps people to get the financial assistance they're entitled to. Run by the Ministry of Social Development.
0508 858 858
A professional employment service for people with all types of disability, including people who have lived with the long-term effects of injury and illness.
Click on this link to find out about ICU Hospital Follow Up Services in New Zealand.