Amigos Peer Support Group

Amigos is a peer support group, run by volunteers, providing groups and activities for people who have experienced mental distress.
We offer:
• friendship
• help with recovery
• a stepping stone to integration within the Community
We have informal and friendly groups where you can socialise, meet new people, and find fellowship.
We also have outings, shared meals, and trips to the movies from time to time.
If you wish, you can get your health care provider to refer you by email to

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Phone: 04 385 4752
Email: admin (at)

Anxiety Meet Up Group - Wellington

This group has been created for those in the Wellington area who suffer from a range of anxiety disorders, depression and other forms distress. It is a peer led support group that encourages and supports those in a friendly, easy going and non judgmental way. It is a place to share experiences, to offer advice and to comfort those who feel isolated and alone when times are difficult. It is also an opportunity to have some fun, to form friendships and to meet some new like minded and understanding people.

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Dementia Wellington

Dementia Wellington (formerly Alzheimers Wellington) is the only charity in Wellington providing dementia-specific services to local families.

Through tailored advice, support, information and education, the team at Dementia Wellington offer free services to anyone diagnosed with dementia and their families, at every stage of the disease. We work across Kapiti, the Hutt, and Wellington.

Please visit our facebook page

Address: 55 Hutt Road, Petone, Wellington 5012
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Phone: Main office: 04 972 2595, Kapiti office: 04 297 3179 Fax: 04 938-0113
Email: admin (at)

Hutt Valley Waves Group

Waves is an eight week programme that aims to support adults 18+ years old who have been bereaved by suicide.

Dates TBC. To register interest in attending or for more information, contact Lisa Almand or Leah Cooper.

Phone: Te Awakairangi Health Network 04 566 5320
Email: Lisa: lisa.a (at) or Leah: leah.c (at)

Oasis Network Inc

Peer support, advocacy and information for people who live and work in the Hutt Valley or the Wairarapa who self-identify as having experience of mental distress, illness and/or addiction.

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Email: admin (at)

Te Ara Korowai

A peer support and creativity hub for people who would like to attend workshops to improve their mental health and wellbeing. We are open Monday–Thursday from 9.30am–1pm.

Address: 1 Weka Road, Raumati Beach, 5032
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Phone: 04 299 6981

ThroughBlue: Support group for women with experience of depression

ThroughBlue is a structured, ongoing peer support group with facilitators (group size up to 16), which offers quick help at a low cost, to which members can self-refer. Meetings are held in Wellington twice a week, one on Mondays at 7.30pm and the other on Fridays at 12.30pm. The service is open to all Greater Wellington women with experience of depression.

Cost to attend meetings: $10 waged, $5 unwaged.
To join ThroughBlue, please visit:

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Phone: 021 707870
Email: throughbluenz (at)

Wainuiomata Grief Support Network

Support for those who are experiencing grief through suicide or other death, particularly in the weeks/months after the event when initial support has often ceased. The WGSN is a link and resource service only, and can advise of local professional support services. They do not provide grief counselling or crisis services.

Phone: 04 564 1338

Wellington Suicide-Loss Support Group

A peer support group for adults bereaved by suicide. All welcome. We meet fortnightly on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 7-9pm in the Youth Room at the Newlands Community Centre.

Phone or text: Nerys 027 340 8579 or Shelley 027 454 8558 to confirm our next meeting date, or if you have any questions.

Email: shelley (at)

Wellington Waves Group

Waves is an eight week programme that aims to support adults 18+ years old who have been bereaved by suicide.

Dates TBC.

To register interest in attending or for more information, contact Skylight.

Phone: Skylight: 0800 299 100
Email: info (at)

Wish You Were Here

A community for young people (18-30s) living with grief and loss, including anticipatory loss. Our aim is to give young people who have experienced grief and bereavement a space to meet, connect and share.