PIRIRĀKAU HAUORA CHARITABLE TRUST

Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services
in Te Puna, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
07 552 4573

NASC Whanau Ora Coordinator


KAUPAPA

Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC) works with the tangata whaiora, their whanau and significant others to assess their needs and plan and coordinate the appropriate services.

Needs assessments will be undertaken to identify individial strenths, and supports activities required that are likely to lead to resilience and positive outcomes for the tangata whaiora and whanau.
 

WHO CAN USE THIS SERVICE?

Persons that have a mental health diagnosis and alcohol or drug addiction and require a key worker to access community support.
People between the ages of 18 - 65 years who have health related needs due to mental health issues and/or addictions.
 

WHAT WE DO

* Help you access support services in your community.
* Help you to stay independent in your own home & community.
* Assess your needs and plan for appropriate support.
* We can coordinate the support services that are available to you.
 

HOW WE DO IT

* Talk with you and your whanau or carer so we can understand your support needs.
* Make referrals for specialist assessments from other services where required.
* Discuss all the options for support and services to help meet your needs.
* Explain which services are free and which are subsidised.
* Work with you to develop a plan for supporting you and your carer.
* Stay in touch to follow up and review your needs.
 

SUPPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE

* Advocacy
* Health Services
* GP Services
* Mental Health Services
* Housing
* Supported Employment Agencies
* Family Planning
* Drug and Alcohol Agencies
* Gambling Agencies
* Budgeting Services
* Work and Income Support
* Educational & Learning programmes.
 

HOW TO ACCESS THIS SERVICE

Referrals can be made by:
* Individuals
* Whanau
* Carers/Support workers
* GP/Hauora
* Government/Non-Government agencies

Kaimahi


       Carl Te Ahuru

Phone:  (07) 552 4573 extn 708

Mobile:  021 251 9142

Email:    c.teahuru@pirirakauhauora.org.nz