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What our service provides

Our Mental Health Needs Assessment Service Coordination (MHNASC) team provides assessment of people’s mental health support needs and refers them to services in the community.

These services may include community based supports, home based support and accommodation with mental health support.

The MHNASC team are registered mental health professionals.

Who our service is for

Capital & Coast DHB:

  • People who live in the Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti area
  • Have a mental health diagnosis and related support needs
  • Aged 18 and over
  • Current or past clients of a community mental health team.

Hutt Valley DHB:

  • People who live in the Hutt Valley area
  • Have a mental health diagnosis and related support needs
  • Aged 18 and over
  • Current clients of HVDHB mental health services.

What to expect from our service

  • Once a referral has been accepted it will either be forwarded directly to the service provider who will be in contact with you, or a clinician will be in contact to arrange an appointment
  • We will complete a needs assessment with you and coordinate referrals to services as appropriate
  • We provide information about the services that may help you.

How to access our service

You can be referred to our service by your GP, or other health professional.We also accept self-referrals.

Our office hours are 8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Telephone: 04 381 1631

Email: mhnasc@ccdhb.org.nz

Office location:Level 8, BNZ Tower, 14 Hartham Place, Porirua

Last updated 3 May 2019.