Community Support while Self-Isolating
Isolating at home can be tough!
Here we have pulled together a range of resources to help you through. Check some of the official guidelines for isolating, and how to prepare beforehand.
Nelson Community Support
Make connections with others by joining a Zoom session for a quick chat or a longer conversation
Support centre for all women and children in the Nelson Tasman region. Includes services such as social worker support, advocacy, information on women's rights, a library, op shop, and a programme of workshops.
Ph. 03 546 8441
Peer support centre, based in Nelson, for people with experiential knowledge of mental health and mental illness
Ph. 0800 114 976
Support centre for males in the Nelson/Tasman region. Services and support through challenging times
Connecting with and supporting families and individuals in the neighbourhood
Support for the Pasifika community in Nelson / Tasman
Caring Caller is a service that St John provides for people who live alone or feel a bit lonely. Volunteers phone clients regularly to check that everything is okay
Ph. 0800 000 606
Advice and support when you are dealing with violence in your life
Ph. 0800 733 843
Elder Abuse Helpline
Support for older people experiencing elder abuse
Ph. 0800 32 668 65
Sexuality or gender identity helpline
OUTLine NZ – 0800 688 5463 (OUTLINE)
Mental Health Support Lines
Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP).
Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO).
Healthline – 0800 611 116
Samaritans – 0800 726 666
Depression Helpline – 0800 111 757 or free text 4202
What's Up – 0800 942 8787 (for 5–18 year olds)
Anxiety NZ – 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY)