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Arahura Charitable Trust

Providing supported accommodation in Central Auckland for over 35 years.

Arahura supports people in Central Auckland with mental health difficulties, primarily through supported accommodation - the goal is recovery.

The Trust is a vehicle to improve the quality of life for people who have been assessed by Mental Health Professionals as needing the services of the Trust. We are committed to using researched models of Recovery, the Strengths Model, Wellness Recovery Action Plans and  the facilitation of social inclusion for Arahura service users.

The service that Arahura provides is a bridge between hospitalisation and living independently in the community.  It is pivotal for the long term well being of people making this transition that they develop skills and coping strategies to meet the challenges of shifting from a dependent lifestyle, to one in which they have responsibility for managing their lives and illness. Arahura’s residential service have specialised in developing tools for our service users to practice the skills necessary to make a successful recovery into the community

  • Clubhouse provides day services for Mental Health Consumers. These are based on the International Clubhouse Model. (for more information visit http://www.arahura.org.nz/crossroads-clubhouse/)
  • We provide our residential rehabilitation in four well-appointed four bedroom houses in the Mt. Roskill area of Auckland. Access to our service is through the relevant clinical services by the Service co-ordinators.

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Arahura Charitable Trust


David Breen

09 360 0745 admin@arahura.org.nz


1 Pearce Street, Onehunga, Auckland

“Firstly, I'm thrilled to be working the mental health field, but more specifically for Arahura. Mostly because I can use my life experience of living with a mental illness. This means I am valued for my experience in the same way someone may be valued f”