How we can help

If you would like to enquire about our Counselling Support Services please call 0800 299 100 or email [email protected]

Our office is open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

For after hours and crisis support see these helplines.

If you are concerned about your immediate safety or the safety of someone else – Ring 111

Samaritans - offers confidential and non-judgmental support, to anyone who may be feeling depressed lonely or even contemplating suicide. They are available 24 hours a day. 0800 72 66 66

Lifeline – 0800 543 354 or free text 4357 Lifeline Aotearoa’s helpline and text line provides 24/7, confidential support.

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 for any person who is thinking about suicide, concerned about someone or supporting a person who has been recently bereaved by suicide. 

Wellingtonhelp - 0800 FOR HELP (PRESS 0) - 24/7 support line for survivors of sexual assault and those supporting them in the Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti region. The crisis line offers one-to-one telephone support, assistance and information with medical follow-ups and police reports, and information regarding court support.

Need to Talk 1737 - free call or text at any time, for support from a trained Counsellor.

Youthline - 0800 376 633 Free text 234 works with young people, their families and those supporting young people.

Healthline - 0800 611 116 for advice from our trained registered nurses.

The Lowdown - 0800 111 757 Free text 5826 If you're stuck or feeling bad we can help you.

Kidsline - 0800 543 754 is New Zealand's original telephone counselling service for all kids up to 14 years of age.

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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