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Taranaki Retreat Legacy Fund

Taranaki Retreat is a community suicide prevention/postvention support charity that operates with a trauma-informed approach. Our trained, supervised peer-support team (enabled by clinical and non-clinical staff) support approximately 1,000 whānau each year addressing suicidal ideation and inter-generational patterns and protecting and supporting children and young people.

The Retreat offers a comprehensive kete of outreach and residential supports through its paid and volunteer staff. People can stay at our beautiful community sanctuary – free of charge — when times are tough; engaging with our kaumātua/whānau leader, social work staff and grief specialist. Guests benefit from  creative work with power-tools in our Building Mates Programme,  arts therapy, life coaching and grief support groups. Long-term programmes address self-harm and poor coping strategies and facilitate relationship support – building towards a stronger future and restoring hope.

Learn more about Taranaki Retreat here.

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