We offer a number of residential support services, which provide personalised care and rehabilitation for those who need it.

Beachhaven (Oruamo)

Beachaven

Beach Haven is an 8-bed service uniquely combining elements of both residential and community support, where those with mental health issues can effectively work on practical, emotional and social skills that will help them live a fulfilling life within the community.

Beach Haven is for those who would benefit from high levels of complex support and are under care from a community mental health team. The service provides longer-term support.

Abeo House

Abeo House

Meaning ‘Change’ in Latin, Abeo House is an 8-bed residential service. It provides a personalised mental health residential service to assist people get the life they want.

Open to those who are being supported by a local community mental health team, people can stay with us for up to 18 months.

Piri Pono

Piri Pono

Piri Pono is a 5-bed residential, acute alternative to hospitalisation. Peer led, it is staffed with both nurses and support workers, making it a rare and special combination. Piri Pono in English means to be loyal, faithful and devoted — an allegiance. The name reflect our practice — a respite home that encourages people to pull together with a focus on independent living and building relationships.

Piri Pono is available to those experiencing extreme mental distress who have been assessed by the Rodney Adult Mental Health Services. Guests are able to stay for up to 10 days in a homelike, personalised environment with a holistic approach to wellness.

Poutama

Poutama

Poutama is an 8-bed residential service to assist people experiencing both mental health and alcohol/substance abuse issues move forward in their lives. In Te Reo Maori, Poutama is a stepped pattern of tukutuku panels and woven mats symbolising genealogies and various levels of learning and intellectual achievement. Some say they represent the steps which Tāne-o-te-Wānaga ascended to the topmost realm in his quest for superior knowledge and religion. The tukutuku panels located at this service are called Poutama. The idea is to bring people on board to learn and focus on the progression ladder to wellness.

Poutama was the very first service in New Zealand to operate a ‘harm reduction’ philosophy, which has brought both unparalleled success and unique challenges. Accessed through the Waitemata District Health Board Adult Mental Health Services, most people stay for no more than one year.

Puna Whakataa

Puna Whakaata

Puna Whakataa is a 10-bed, Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) respite and treatment residential service in partnership with The Salvation Army. We provide management and peer support work and The Salvation Army provide the clinicians. The English translation is ‘the spring of rest and respite’ meaning an environment created for treatment and respite.

The service is open to those who are currently engaged with a publicly funded specialist AOD service and offers up to 14 days respite to assist guests get themselves back on track while keeping connected to their community.

Waatea

Waatea

Waatea in Te Reo Maori means ‘a place of clearing’ — bringing people out from institutions with a focus on community living and participation.

Waatea is a 7-bed residential service in the Hillcrest Hamilton area for people experiencing mental health issues. Delivered in partnership with Waikato Health, there is a mix of support workers, registered mental health professionals, culturally supportive staff, and people with their own experience of mental health issues ensuring that rehabilitation and support are performed by one integrated team.

Waatea is open 24/7 and is available to anyone who is supported by their community mental health team. A referral is required from the DHB Residential Co-ordination Service to access our service.

There are no ‘typical’ lengths of stay. People have freedom, can make choices and can work on practical, emotional and social skills at a pace that feels comfortable for them.

Piki Te Ora

Piki te Ora

In Te Reo Maori, Piki Te Ora refers to the ascent of wellbeing, or people who are transitioning to be ready to live in the community independently.

Piki Te Ora is a 7-bed residential service in the Hillcrest Hamilton area for people experiencing mental health issues. Delivered in partnership with Waikato Health, there is a mix of support workers, registered mental health professionals, culturally supportive staff, and people with their own experience of mental health issues ensuring that treatment, rehabilitation and support are performed by one integrated team.

Piki Te Ora is open 24/7 and is available to anyone who is supported by their community mental health team. A referral is required from the DHB Residential Co-ordination Service to access our service.

There are no ‘typical’ lengths of stay. People have freedom, can make choices and can work on practical, emotional and social skills at a pace that feels comfortable for them.

Hohou Rongo

A 6-bed residential service in the Hillcrest Hamilton area, Hohou Rongo is about working together to achieve peace of mind, body and spirit.

It is important to have a well balanced sense of peace within one’s whole being and within whanau, friends and wider community. It is about instilling that spirit of peace within the individual and staff, and creating an environment of Hohou Rongo.

At Hohou Rongo there is a mix of support workers, registered mental health professionals and culturally supportive staff ensuring that treatment, rehabilitation and support are performed by one integrated team.

Hohou Rongo is open 24/7 and is available to anyone who is supported by their community mental health team. A referral is required from the DHB Inpatient Coordination Service to access our service.