The strength of Ara Taiohi comes from our members. Our collective skills, knowledge and passion help shape an Aotearoa where young people are valued, included and will thrive.
Action Education uses action and creative based methods to ignite the engagement of young people at all stages of their development.
The AHRG aims to provide high quality, accurate and timely research that seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of all young people in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
The Youth Base has a ton of epic programs and events running with three youth workers working in schools and in the community.
Anamata is a Youth One Stop Shop providing an accessible health service at a low to no cost to young people and their whanau in the Taupō District.
Anglican Youth Ministries facilitate youth ministry in the Anglican Diocese of Auckland. We offer parishes in the Diocese of Auckland combined youth group events – both social and spiritual – as well as diocesan-wide discipleship and evangelistic camps. We also provide communications networks to promote events, resources, to share news and photos of events.
The Auckland Council began operating on 1 November 2010, combining the functions of the existing regional council and the region’s seven previous city and district councils into one “super council”.
Auckland Sexual Health Service aims to provide sexual health care that is client focused, culturally appropriate and of an excellent standard. It is a specialist service offering free and confidential sexual health care.
Barnardos is New Zealand’s leading children’s charity, doing more for Kiwi kids. For more than 60 years, we have been helping children, families and whānau in need. Today, Barnardos continues to support, protect and educate thousands of New Zealand children.
Bays Youth Community Trust values young people, and provides programmes, mentoring and services that focus on positive early intervention and support for 11-18 year old youth and their families.
BGI is a youth development organization based in Wellington city. BGI offers a range of youth programmes including mentoring, youth groups, youth leadership and family support.
Blue Light is a registered charity that works in partnership with the police to deliver an extensive range of youth programmes and activities.
Brothers in Arms exists to bring hope and life-changing relationship to marginalised young people through quality, long term, mentoring relationships.
Campus Connections Aotearoa is a therapeutic youth mentoring programme run at the University of Auckland, connecting youth from the alternative education sector and students.
The Canterbury Youth Workers Collective works collaboratively to strengthen the Youth Development Sector to meet the needs of young people.
Careerforce is the industry training organisation for the health, aged care, disability, social services and cleaning services sectors.
CCS Disability Action is nationwide organisation that provides support and advocacy for people with a disability.
The Cerebral Palsy Society has developed the Youth Alliance (CPYA) which aims to promote the youth voice within the wider CP and disability sector. The CPYA runs from 14 to 35 year olds and provides the opportunity for young members to sit on a governance board which promotes independence, leadership, and self-empowerment. Our mission is to provide opportunities for youth with Cerebral Palsy while having fun. The Youth Alliance template is currently being rolled out across New Zealand.
Challenge 2000 is a professional, innovative, responsive, dynamic and passionate Youth Development, Community and Family Social Work Agency. Challenge 2000 works mainly throughout the Wellington region, providing a wide range of services and programmes to children, young people, families and community groups
The Christchurch Youth Council (Rūnaka Taiohi o Ōtautahi) is dedicated to advocating for a strong youth voice in Christchurch. The Council aims to provide young people with the avenue to have their say and to create a community where the youth voice is as valued as all others in the community.
The Youth Council is a standing committee of the Clutha District Council, which enables its views to be regularly heard at the full Council table.
Community Colleges NZ is a charitable training establishment with five colleges South Island-wide, providing practical, job-focused foundation training to people 16+ years of age. It supports students to gain the skills, qualifications and confidence to pursue further training or a career.
Community Networking Trust provides one on one and group programmes to children and young people who need support and advice.
Connected Media is a New Zealand based charitable trust founded in 1993. Our mission is to promote sustainability through media.
Cromwell Youth Trust’s promise is to provide a safe and supportive environment where young people have the opportunities to express themselves openly, without judgement; to be treated as equals, without segregation; to have the opportunity to participate, without concern of financial pressure; to be heard, without being silenced and to be guided by dedicated youth workers.
Deaf Aotearoa is the national organisation representing the voice of Deaf people, and the national service provider for Deaf people in New Zealand.
Directions Youth Health Centre is Hawke’s Bay’s youth one stop shop for health and social support. It provides a confidential and free healthcare service specifically focused on youth aged between 10 – 24 years.
Eastern Southern Youth Trust supports and enables youth workers to work with young people and their whānau in the Eastern and Southern Suburbs of Wellington.
Empower Youth Trust is a peer-to-peer mentoring organisation and support initiative for refugee background youth who need career guidance and direction.
EVOLVE is a Youth One Stop Shop (YOSS) delivering health and social support services to young people aged 10 to 24 years old in the Wellington region. We provide integrated youth friendly care and support; in the form of a wraparound service delivered from one site. EVOLVE’s mission is “Empowering young people to unleash their potential”.
Family Planning works to promote a positive view of sexuality to enable people to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health.
Family Works Northern is a professional, not-for-profit organisation that’s here to support families in every way we can. Family Works are part of Presbyterian Support Northern, a charitable social services provider that’s been around for more than 130 years.
Far North REAP is a local, community-based non-profit organisation which provides flexible formal and non-formal learning opportunities in the Far North.
Fonua Ola is a Social Service For Pacific By Pacific. Fonua Ola’s services are free for the community to access funded through partnerships with the Ministry of Children, Ministry of Social Development.
Framework Services – Personal Focus Service provides mental health friendly accommodation, charitable grants, mental health sector initiatives and supports Framework Services Limited and its mental health and intellectual disabilities services.
GirlBoss empowers confident, resilient, future-ready, young women to lead and change the world. GirlBoss New Zealand was founded with a single mission: to close the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, Entrepreneurship and Leadership.
GirlGuiding is New Zealand’s largest girl-only organisation, offering girls and young women opportunities to enjoy a wide range of activities and outdoor adventures so they reach their potential and can make a difference in the world.
Graeme Dingle Foundation inspires all school age New Zealand children to reach their full potential through programmes that help build self-esteem, promote good values and which teach valuable life, education and health skills.
GYDT works with young people in the Grey District to make it a cooler place to be.
Hamilton City Council works to offer the best – economically, environmentally, socially and culturally – to everyone who lives here.
Hohepa offers opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to live, learn and work with others of all abilities in an atmosphere of mutual care and respect.
Horowhenua District Council’s vision is that young people in the Horowhenua live in a supportive environment which provides opportunities for development and celebrates success.
HPA is an evidence-based health promotion organisation, influencing all sectors that contribute to health and wellbeing.
Clubhouses are creative technology spaces for people aged 10-18 and are totally free to use! The Clubhouse mission is to provide a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop new skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology.
InsideOUT is a national organisation which works to make Aotearoa a safer place for all young people of minority sexualities, genders and sex characteristics to live and be in. InsideOut provides projects, resources and training to support young people, schools and organisations to create safe and inclusive environments for LGBTQIA+ young people.
Inspiring Stories is a charitable trust operating nationwide with the vision to see every young New Zealander unleash their potential to change the world.
Iuventus assists young people aged 16 or 17 years old who are not in education, training or work.
JustSpeak is a movement of young people who are speaking up and speaking out on criminal justice for a thriving Aotearoa. We develop youth-led tools, resources, spaces and support to facilitate a public conversation on criminal justice informed by evidence and lived experience.
KCFT’s mission is to develop better connected and more sustainable communities across Kaipatiki, taking action at both a hyper-local, regional and national level. Our programmes cover a range of themes including: place-based work, health and well-being, inequality and support for young people.
KYDT (formerly Te Roopu O Wai Ora) is a community-based social service provider working alongside ‘at-risk’ young people and their whānau.
The Karori Youth Centre is a space for young people to drop in after school, to have fun, find belonging and develop their leadership and life skills.
Key Assets is a not-for-profit NGO providing specialised foster care services for children and young people throughout New Zealand.
Kapiti Youth Support (KYS) is a free confidential health and support service for anyone between the ages of 10 and 24 living in Kāpiti.
Le Va, igniting communities,creating change! Our purpose is to support Pasifika families and communities to unleash their full potential and have the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes.
Life to the Max Horowhenua offers a free wrap-around service for young people aged from 10-19 years and their families. It offers innovative programmes and services to reduce the harm and risk associated with young peoples’ alcohol and drug use, offending and other at risk behaviours.
Lifewise are an Auckland-based community social development organisation, who develop new ways to solve challenging social issues and work with families, older people, people with disabilities, and people at risk of homelessness to turn people’s lives around.
Mana o Te Tangata is a Mental Health and Addiction service based in the Manawatū region.
Marlborough Youth Trust provides services to communities, groups and individuals that enables, supports and encourages the development and well-being of the young people of Marlborough.
Massey Community Trust is a not for profit organisation affiliated with Massey Community Church. The Trust offers recovery programmes, group work and connection opportunities which empower individuals and families to overcome obstacles & live life to the full.
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing. The Mental Health Foundation work to influence individuals, whānau, organisations and communities to improve and sustain their mental health and reach their full potential.
The Nelson Tasman Youth Workers Collective is a not for profit agency that supports the people and agencies working with young people in the Nelson Tasman region.
Number 10 offer a range of specialty youth services as a one stop shop for young people aged between 10-24 years and their whānau/families.
In neighbourhoods across New Zealand, Baha’i’s are striving to bring the vision of the oneness of humanity into reality. All individuals, of whatever race, gender, religion or social status, are invited to contribute to this effort.
Community Approach identifies seriously, ‘at risk’ young people early, before they enter the formal justice system and provides support and mentoring for young people and families in crisis.
The New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network is a charitable trust that works alongside those that work with young people. NZYMN aim to provide advice, support, access to best practice resources and training in Mentoring.
Odyssey House is one of New Zealand’s most well respected and experienced providers of addiction treatment services. Through its Amplify and Stand-Up programmes, it works in close partnership with participating schools to provide easy access support for young people whose lives are influenced by alcohol and other drugs.
The Office of Film & Literature Classification is the Government body responsible for classifying publications that may need to be restricted or banned in New Zealand.
OMGTech! are a charity that teaches kids to innovate with technology including learning workshops for kids and educators; youth mentorship programmes for under-represented communities; technology programmes for Māori communities; volunteering with communities; enviro-tech education camp raglan; and indigenous game development programmes.
Outward Bound is New Zealand’s leading organisation for showing people their full potential through outdoor challenge and adventure.
Outwest Youth is a youth work provider based in Helensville, north-west of Auckland. Outwest focuses on providing our local rangatahi (young people) with learning opportunities and life skills that aim to give them the best start to the journey they have ahead of them.
Pact supports people to lead fulfilling lives in the community. Pact offers residential support and mental health services for people with intellectual disabilities throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand.
The Design School is a private school that teaches foundation design encompassing the basic design principles, core thinking and visual skills required to be successful in the design industry.
Papakura Anglican is an open and welcoming community of faith who value diversity and offer generous hospitality to all, young and old.
Porirua City Council provides information and services for residents, visitors and businesses in Porirua City, located 25 kilometres north of Wellington City, New Zealand.
Praxis is a network of Christian practitioners in youth and community work. It exists to support people who contribute to the development of young people in their communities. It is registered with the NZ Qualifications Authority as a Private Training Establishment and operates in partnerships with churches, mission organisations and community groups at local, national and international levels.
The Presbyterian Youth Ministry serves youth workers in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond.
RainbowYOUTH (est.1989) is a charitable organisation dedicated to helping young queer and gender diverse people up to the ages of 28, as well as their wider communities to ensure that Aotearoa is a place where all young people can thrive.
Rangitīkei District Council’s youth policy is simple: to create a family-friendly District which is a great place to raise a family, where children and young people are valued for their contribution to the community. The Council supports two Youth Zones with youth development coordinators to liaise between young people and local agencies.
Real (Youth brand of Pathways) believes mental wellness and wellbeing are possible for every young person. They support young people to build life skills, resilience and strong connections with their family and whānau, friends and communities.
Real is aimed at supporting young people to grow confidence, realise their potential and achieve their dreams. Real wants to play a part in supporting all young New Zealanders to feel great about their futures.
Reconnect Family Services offers a range of one-on-one and family support programmes for young people in the care and protection or youth justice systems. This includes mentoring and therapeutic residential programmes. Reconnect aims to reconnect families and reduce offending behaviour.
The Rotary Club of Wellington is a vibrant, progressive and sustainable service club that leads positive social change in Wellington and beyond, and offers members diverse avenues for fulfilling contribution. The Youth Committee of the Club has responsibility for, and oversight of, on behalf of the Club, the Club’s participation in the 10 programs designed for young people.
Rotorua Community Youth Centre Trust is a charitable organisation that was established in 1993 and a dedicated Youth One Stop Shop with the purpose of “Enabling youth to reach their full potential by helping them to be happy, healthy, safe, and moving towards a great future”.
Rubicon works with youth and alcohol and drug issues in the Northland area. Rubicon’s services include weekly self referral school clinics available to all young people requiring counselling and support with drug and alcohol issues.
SCOUTS New Zealand empowers youth through adventurous experiences to lead lives that make a positive difference.
Search The Way (STW) is a provider of programmes and resources, that often utilise positive interactions with the outdoor environment, to encourage personal development of participants based in the West Coast and Upper South Island regions of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Seed Waikato is a movement that brings millennials together to improve their wellbeing. Led by millennials, we run inspiring events, workshops and digital education that empower you to dream big and take action.
Led by ethnic women for ethnic women, Shakti is dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights of both women and children and advocating social change. A non-profit organisation serving migrant and refugee women of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origin. Shakti; meaning strength; works to end all forms of violence and discrimination against women of colour.
Skylight offers a wide range of services to support those facing tough times of change, loss, trauma and grief – whatever the cause, and whatever their age. It also equips, trains and supports those wanting to assist them, such as friends or family members, community volunteers and professionals.
Sowers Trust works with young people and families in Howick Ward (Pakuranga to Flatbush), Beachlands, Maraetai and parts of Otara.
Spirit of Adventure Trust is an organisation dedicated to the development of youth. Tall ships such as the Spirit of New Zealand provide a great environment to challenge students, develop confidence and learn important life skills.
By providing proven wrap around support programmes, Springboard creates opportunities for young people to achieve positive outcomes and pathways to success. They focus on personal wellbeing by creating a place of belonging and celebrating one-to-one connections, whilst also engaging family and the wider community.
St John of God Waipuna is a specialist youth agency in Christchurch which manages an innovative range of programmes providing young people, their families/whānau and the community with support and opportunities for development.
St John Youth has over 6,000 members through two unique but distinctive programmes. The penguin programme is for young people aged 6-8 years and the cadet programme for young people aged 8-18 years. St John Youth focus on first aid, health care, leadership, communication and of course fun! All in a safe environment that encourages discovery and growth.
Sticks ‘n Stones is a youth led anti bullying charity committed to empowering young people to take positive action online and off, to understand the impact of their words and actions and stop (cyber)bullying.
Takiwā is a powerful analytics platform that shifts policy to where it belongs…taking better care of people, planet and the places we live.
Tararua Community Youth Services (TCYS) has served the young people of this district since August 1998 through a diverse range of creative initiatives (including the development of three Youth Centres) to meet the need of a vast rural district.
TYDT is a network of agencies and young people aged 11-24 working in partnership to strengthen the youth sector by: enhancing communication, coordination and cooperation to enable engagement for all young people in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty.
Te Hā o Mātauranga, Learning in Kaikōura is all about creating, promoting and encouraging learning opportunities in Kaikōura.
Te Karanga Charitable Trust facilitate strength-based youth programs in a range of mediums such as discussion groups; vocational education and one on one mentoring. We also facilitate entrepreneurial, creative, technical, digital, music and arts programs. We have a ‘youth for youth’ focus, promoting young leaders and youth led initiatives since 2006.
Provides a range of services for whānau in its area with a particular focus on tamariki, rangatahi in decile one and two schools, whānau residents in the lower socio-economic suburbs in Napier and surrounding districts and most of all pakeke and kaumātua.
Te Ora Hou Aotearoa is a network of faith-based Māori youth and community development organisations. Te Ora Hou have centres around the country and do what they can to support young people and their families in partnership with whānau, neighbourhoods and other organisations.
The long held community dream of a music and arts centre for young people in Glen Innes is here. In this multi-purpose space young people and the local community can come together to perform, practise and learn the arts; express their creativity and talents; and celebrate their cultures.
Te Rau Ora (originally Te Rau Matatini) is New Zealand’s indigenous Māori organisation providing a range of local and national programmes to improve Māori Health. We have changed our name but not our passion nor our commitment – Strengthening Māori Health & Wellbeing is at the core of what we are doing.
The mission of Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is to Mauri ora ki te mana Māori o Heretaunga: To uplift the well-being of Heretaunga Māori.
The Thames Youth Centre has been in operation for 20+ years. It is a stand alone Youth Centre for young people aged 12-24. TYC provides an independent social, arts and recreational space for young people.
The Collaborative Trust is committed to assisting the healthy development of young people through training the people who work with young people; undertaking and disseminating research and evaluation so that training and services can be based on evidence and informing and influencing policy and practice.
Dingwall Trust provides a range of services including residential care and transition from care to independence that supports children and young people in need of support. At the heart of all our programmes is the belief that children and young people deserve safe, nurturing and respectful care in order to achieve their highest potential.
The Award is a global non-formal education framework, with more than 60 years of experience challenging young people to dream big and discover their potential. Open to anyone between the ages of 14-24 regardless of gender, background or ability, young people design their own Award programmes, set their own goals and record their own progress.
The Light Project is a charitable trust founded in 2017 by a small team of sexual and public health experts. The project is a pilot project that aims to help youth, their whānau, schools and wider communities to positively navigate the new porn landscape in Aotearoa.
The Logos Project works primarily with the Catholic community and whānau to: develop leaders of all ages and in all contexts, who are grounded in their values and make positive choices for themselves and for others, demonstrate to young people the connections between faith and daily life, by communicating the spirit of the Gospels and role modelling.
The Malcam Charitable Trust is a youth development trust in Dunedin and Clutha district who facilitate quality fun experiences that encourage young people to become self-supporting and valued members of their communities. The Trust enables young people to find out more about themselves and the difference they make.
The Peace Foundation offers innovative and quality programmes, services and resources that are used in many schools, homes and communities – both in New Zealand and overseas.
The Prince’s Trust New Zealand’s mission is to activate young New Zealanders as the designers, authors, dreamers, and creators of a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous future.
The Refugee Orientation Centre Trust was formed and is still run by former refugees, who understand better than anyone the journey that new comers are undertaking in this country. The Centre interacts mainly in Hamilton with people of refugee backgrounds. Their role is to advocate, inform, and educate individuals and families.
The Salvation Army is an international movement and an evangelical branch of the Christian Church, which expresses its ministry through a balance of spiritual and social programmes.It fights poverty and social and spiritual distress in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.
Thrive Teen Parent Support Trust is a community organisation working to improve the lives of young people, parents and families by providing information, support and assistance across the parenting and pregnancy pathway. We offer a range of innovative one on one wrap around support along with various programmes.
Ko te amorangi ki mua, Ko te hāpai ō ki muri, Te tturutanga mahi pono, o te Māori mana motuhake!
TOMM is the Outcomes Measurement Model that puts the client at the centre and keeps them there. It takes a fully holistic approach to care and support. It assists practitioners to create positive outcomes providing the greatest opportunity for each young person to reach their potential.
UN Youth New Zealand is a non-profit organisation that provides civics education outside the traditional classroom context. Through fun workshops, conferences, Model UN, and outreach events, they engage high school and tertiary students in the most pressing affairs of their country and the international community.
UNICEF New Zealand works with the New Zealand Government to make life better for children. We constantly push to improve policies affecting children, so that all New Zealand children can enjoy a brighter future.
Unitec is New Zealand’s largest institute of technology, with more than 20,000 students studying over 150 work-oriented programmes. Unitec offer leading employment-focused education, including the Bachelor of Health and Social Development with a major in Youth Development.
UHCYT aims to connect and journey with young people to create healthy spaces and experiences that will enable these key successes for their futures.
Based on tikanga Māori and designed for the challenges facing young people in New Zealand, Upwards aims to teach the crucial life skills needed to be a functioning adult, and move upwards in life.
From fun creative events to youth mentoring, peer to peer counseling, and a youth led hub, Vector is a community led team with a passion to see Te Puke Youth, Family, Business and Non-profits working and having fun together.
Vibe provides free confidential health & support services for people 10 to 24 in the Hutt Valley.
VisionWest exists to end homelessness, reduce poverty, support the elderly, and ensure young people have hope for the future.
VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai is an independent connection and advocacy service for care experienced children and young people in New Zealand. VOYCE believe children and young people in care need to be heard and their voices kept at the centre of all the decisions made about them.
Wakatipu Youth Trust is a not for profit organisation that works alongside young people aged 10-24 to achieve positive outcomes through both support and advocacy.
The Wayne Francis Charitable Trust is a philanthropic family organisation committed to making a positive, and lasting contribution to the community.
Wellington is New Zealand’s centre of government and the world’s southernmost capital city. It is also the country’s cultural capital, third most populous urban area in New Zealand and home to many museums, theatres and arts festivals.
Mission for Youth is a comprehensive Alternative Education programme for youth who have disengaged or been excluded from mainstream schools, providing a place of belonging, life-skills, and new opportunities.
The Wellington Regional Youth Worker Trust is mandated by the local youth workers network and resourced by the Department of Internal Affairs. It encourages the development of training opportunities for youth workers, towards increasing the quality of youth work practices.
The Wellington Institute of Technology is a tertiary institution training around 8,000 students every year.
WACT provides a high level of community development services with the purpose of growing the skills, knowledge and potential of those they serve in the wider Bay of Plenty region.
Wesley Community Action works to bring out the best in people and supports just and caring communities throughout the Wellington region (including Ōtaki, Kāpiti, Porirua, Hutt Valley & Wellington) and work with people of all ages and stages of life.
Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust was born in 1990 out of a recognized need to offer help and support to individuals and to our families. It is a pan-tribal social service, serving Iwi from Nukuhou to Whangaparāoa in the East. Whakaatu Whanaunga have now been providing health and social services in the Ōptiki District for over two decades.
Whangārei Youth Space has been set up to give young people aged 12-24 years old somewhere to go, something to do, someone to talk to and access to support and health services. It’s a place where they can socialise in a safe, positive way, take part in fun activities, and learn new skills. They give young people the space to develop the tools they need for life, work and a healthy future.
The William Pike Challenge Award is a structured, specialist year-long programme designed for teachers to foster personal development in year 7, 8 & 9 students.
Workforce Development is a private training company, which has been serving New Zealand communities, businesses and government departments for over 20 years.
YES Disability Resource Centre (YES) is the hub of information and resources for people with a disability living in North and West Auckland. Yes has a strong focus on supporting young people with disabilities to lead a thriving life by supporting with relevant information, development programmes and a Youth Engagement Group which advises on service and development needs and co-designs projects and programmes.
The YMCA is the cornerstone of a strong, caring and safe community, helping to build strong children, strong families and strong communities, living harmoniously in a safe and caring society. Our community stretches throughout the Whanganui and Manawat areas locally, throughout New Zealand and the world.
The Christchurch YMCA is one of the largest YMCAs and like all Ys it has its own particular set of focuses as it tries to make a difference in the community.
YMCA Gisborne builds strong kids, strong families and a strong Gisborne community and have been doing this since 1880 within the Gisborne community.
The YMCAs across the country work together on a number of shared projects and aim to build strong people, strong families and strong communities by being locally responsive and engaged but also nationally co-operative and supportive.
YMCA Auckland is a not for profit organisation, committed to strengthening families and youth development. Part of a global family, but proud to be 100% New Zealand owned and operated, YMCA Auckland is out there, managing over 20 facilities from Whangaparāoa in North Auckland to Hamilton in the Waikato.
YMCA South and Mid Canterbury is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a wide variety of youth and community development activities including: education and training programmes for non-mainstream learners; employment placement programmes and services for work & income clients and sport and recreation activities. We build strong kids, strong families and strong communities by Investing in the Next Generation.
YMCA Southland is a not for profit organisation, committed to building strong kids, families and communities. We offer a number youth and community programmes including; Vocational Education & Training, Youth Mentoring, Youth Leadership programmes and the ACC programme Mates & Dates, delivered in high schools.
The YMCA Wellington connect people to their communities to live happier, healthier lives. YMCA Wellington focus on family, healthy living, developing young people and those less fortunate through their core operational divisions of Outdoor Education, Children’s Services, Community Recreation Youth Development and Affordable Housing.
Youth and Community Works delivers a range of services and create a variety of opportunities for young people including: youth events, street ambassador services, youth leadership and volunteering opportunities and workshops in the Nelson Tasman region.
The Youth Health Hub is a free health service for young people aged 12-24 years living in West Auckland, North Shore, and Rodney.
Youth Horizons supports children, young people and their families/whānau with challenging conduct, anti-social behaviour and/or mental health needs, through the use of evidence-based models. Their focus is on behavioural management, parenting support, and reintegration with families within an in-home, out-of-home or community setting.
YOUth Inspire works to help young people (aged 18-24 yrs) connect to employment, education and training opportunities through employability skills programmes. YOUth Inspire work in areas in Hutt City where there is high youth unemployment, supporting young people and businesses to work together to create brighter futures for young people, whānau and communities.
The Youth One Stop Shop offers free information, support, advocacy, counselling, health services, preparation or life skills programmes and holiday programmes for young people in Palmerston North aged between 10 and 24.
YSAR enables students to become active volunteers in emergency response organisations. The independent, non-profit training organisation inspires future leaders with a focus on practical skills, technology, innovation and community.
Youth Services Trust plans to be a true One Stop Shop for the youth of Whanganui providing them with a relevant, holistic and wrap around service within a youth orientated environment.
YouthLaw Aotearoa is a free community law centre for children and young people nationwide. It provides free legal services to anyone aged under 25 who is unable to access legal help elsewhere, or those acting on their behalf including legal advice via 0800 UTHLAW (884 529) advice line; legal information on their website / other resources and law-related education sessions. YouthLaw also advocates for changes to law and policy to ensure children and young people’s rights are respected.
Youthline is a youth development organisation offering counselling services, information and referral, training and development programmes, youth work services, research, policy development and social enterprise.
Youthline Palmerston North works to create communities which relate to the needs of young people, respond to them and support them to achieve their potential.
Youthline’s primary purpose is to support and develop young people. We do this through our telephone counselling, web and text services and education services, and also by training young people to volunteer at Youthline. Youthline Wellington has been operating for almost 50 years and has over 100 volunteers.
Youthtown is a nationally operated, not for profit organisation who empower young New Zealanders to be the best they can be. Youthtown achieves this through their 5 key programmes of After School, Holidays, Sport, Outdoors and Youth. Youthtown is committed to providing a safe environment where young New Zealanders can ‘dream it, do it’ with Youthtown.
YWCA Auckland is part of the world’s largest women’s organisation, a global network of 25 million women leading social and economic change in over 125 countries worldwide. YWCA Auckland have a proud heritage of providing free community programmes in Auckland for over 125 years which deliver on our mission to empower women.
YWCA of Aotearoa New Zealand is the national organisation for the YWCA movement in NZ. YWCA supports young women’s leadership, safe spaces, sexuality & health, and economic independence.
Zeal is a not-for-profit youth organisation that exists for the advancement of young people in the creative arts, leadership and education.