Supporting Families Northland


Whangarei Office
Suite 12
Second Floor
Municipal Building
71 Bank Street
Kerikeri Office
Kingston House
123 Hone Heke Road

Supporting Families offers free mental health and addiction support to family / whānau supporting a loved one. Our service provides education, information, advocacy, workshops, support groups, face to face / telephone support, a website, as well as supporting workforce development.
There are two Northland offices open Monday to Friday, one on bank street Whangarei in the Municipal Building, and one in Kingston House Kerikeri.
If you would like more information, or you’re not sure and would just like to talk to someone contact one of our friendly staff.

Support Groups

Whangarei Support Group

Are you supporting the recovery of someone with a mental health diagnosis or an addiction?

Supporting Families offer a safe place for Family, Whānau, and Friends to share experiences, gain practical resources and strategies, and hear from guest speakers with mental health and addiction expertise.

6 Donald St
10.30am – 12pm third Monday of the month.
0800 732 825

Snacks and refreshments provided.

Kerikeri Support Group

If you are a family member, friend, work colleague, or a carer and you support someone regarding mental health, and or addiction then please come and join a support group in Kerikeri.

Learn about this great resource, forums to connect with other members, and much more. Come along and meet people in similar circumstances, share your experiences, offer support to peers, learn strategies, and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee.

Kingston House
123 Hone Heke Road, Kerikeri
10am – 12.30pm third Thursday of the month.
0800 732 825

Tea and coffee provided.

Kamo Support Group

Do you have a family member with an alcohol or drug problem?

Would you like the opportunity to:

  • Talk about how this impacts on your life?
  • Be provided with information about how you can help?
  • Receive some support to cope?
A group for people who have whānau with alcohol and drug issues to come together to talk about their experiences and to get support.
Puriri House
Community Mental Health and Addiction Service
5 Three Mile Bush Road
4pm – 5.30pm first Monday of the month.
Starting 01 August
DHB Alcohol and Drug Service
09 470 2706
Supporting Families
0800 732 825
Tea and coffee provided.

Kerikeri Office

Kerikeri Office

This is our Kerikeri Office

Whangarei Office

Whangarei Office

This is our Whangarei Office

Our services are


All our services are free and completely confidential.


To anyone who may be concerned about friends or family.

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