Youthline Central North Island
While Central North Island is best known for the youth helpline, the organisation is also greatly involved in the development of the community. We get behind young people, their friends and whanau and try our best to reach out by providing other services such as: seminars at schools, presentations, after-school and holiday programmes, face-to-face mentoring and support programs.
Unit 4, 145 Queen Street
06 357 3067
Our helpline networks nine independent Youthline’s together to provide a 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, free service.
This allows our small local organisation of volunteers to help provide a 24-hour helpline for young people.
We retain our independence and local community focus, and, by combining the background IT and service procedures, we make a far greater impact.
Counselling - at the centre
We currently offer individual counselling in Palmerston North for people who are 12 to 24 years old. We believe everyone has the right to feel listened to and supported, so that they have a voice in their lives and in the community.
You can personally contact us and ask to attend our services or be referred by a doctor, your school, family member or another agency. Our service is friendly and confidential, and we welcome new clients. Click the button below to learn more about our counsellors and services.
Youth Work Programmes
Standing Tall for secondary students. This programme empowers students to talk about issues which affect them and develop effective strategies to cope with stress and hard times.
Mates & Dates for years 9 to 13. This healthy relationships programme developed by ACC shows how to have healthy relationships based on respect, negotiation and consent, to identify inappropriate behaviour and get help if they, or someone they know is in an unhealthy relationships.
We believe you have a right to feel listened to and supported. We will listen and support you in any way you may need because we think our community needs to hear your voice.
We can provide you with personal mentoring at school and after school, or at our place.
Our goal is to encourage you to take control of your own future and outcomes. With support and encouragement, this will lead to a higher sense of satisfaction and personal achievement.