Get the Right Help at the Right Time, in the Right Way

Supporting children, young people, and their whānau to navigate through tough times by building RESILIENT INDIVIDUALS and COMMUNITIES.

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Skylight Resilience Hub

The Resilience Hub consists of an online resource site that contains articles, videos, links, an online shop and a physical hub offering personalised information, support, counselling services and library.

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Support e-packs for children, young people and families/whānau

The e-packs for children/young people include resources about: how to strengthen children and teens against anxiety after news of a world trauma, helping children cope with fears and worries and coping skills for managing emotions. The e-pack for adults, includes information about anxiety management strategies, adapting to change and possible job loss. 

Resilience - e-pack – How to build resilience, self-care, tips for looking after yourself and building your child/teen’s resilience during Covid-19

Job Loss - e-pack – Coping with job loss, unemployment stress, financial stress

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Skylight offers online counselling. We have 13 Counsellors who can discuss anything from the fear of what is happening right now, or strategies for parenting during lock down. They can also discuss job loss threat, redundancies and managing existing low to medium mental health concerns.

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Helplines and Useful links:

  • For COVID-19 or self-isolation health advice call 0800 358 5453
  • Healthline - 0800 611 116
  • For help getting medicine or food - 0800 20 60 70
  • Need to talk to a trained Counsellor call or text 1737 any time
  • Samaritans - for emotional support free call 0800 726 666
  • Anxiety helpline - 0800 260 438
  • Lifeline - 0800 543 345 or text 'HELP' to 4357
  • Melon – self-care and support during Covid-19
  • Mentemia – mental wellbeing app

Resources Available at Skylight

Skylight is here to help you through difficult times. We can assist you in a variety of ways with information appropriate for your situation. You are welcome to visit us and receive free information and a support pack from our resource centre and borrow books from the specialist library. We also facilitate Professional Development training and offer Counselling support services for children, young people, family/whānau and individuals who are experiencing tough times.

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Online Shop

Our online shop features Skylight's own publications and other specialist titles from New Zealand and around the world. Search titles, keywords or category headings by clicking the shop button.