Mental health support in Wellington Ph. 04 499 1049

About Atareira

Atareira is a mental health organisation based in Wellington, New Zealand. We are the local branch of Supporting Families in Mental Illness NZ (SFNZ) and we have a close relationship with many of the other SFNZ branches around the country.


Family Whānau Serviceprovides support, advocacy, information and education to families and whānau when someone they care about has a mental illness or addiction problem.    click image for more info >

Family Whanau Support Service


Easy Access Housingprovides temporary/transitional housing to people experiencing Mental Illness or Addiction Issues which have contributed to them becoming homeless.  All houses are located in Wellington City suburbs.    click image for more info >

Easy Access Housing

Atareira PeopleAtareira provides a range of services and supports to people across The Greater Wellington region – reaching out from Porirua City, to Wellington City, Upper & Lower Hutt, Wainuiomata, and Kapiti Coast.

Atareira is committed to the principles of Partnership, Participation, and Protection within Te Tiriti ō Waitangi.

We are proudly accredited with Te Wana Quality Assurance Programme < click for info, and have met or exceeded all the required standards in our latest 2016 Te Wana accreditation review.Atareira Partnership

Atareira is the Trading Name of our Schizophrenia Fellowship Wellington Branch Inc. and we are privileged to have a robust and dynamic Governance Committee.

Our Atareira Governance Committee is comprised of enthusiastic members who are empowered by their personal experiences as family members of people using mental health and addictions services, and/or of using services themselves.

The wisdom and strength of our Governance Committee is bolstered with their confidence and skills in Business, Finance, Community Development, Cultural-Based Service Provision, Evaluation, NGO Sector Management, and the Law.