EMPOWERING YOUTH TO RISE TO THEIR FULL POTENTIAL
WELCOME TO WHANAKE YOUTH
We are a small team of friendly healthcare professionals who are passionate about the health and wellbeing of the youth in our community. We are excited to see positive change in the lives of our local youth and offer a non-judgmental space to nurture and develop their health and wellbeing.
Whanake means to rise up to the sky,
to move onwards, to spring up,
develop and to grow...
Our space in Stoke - Whanake Youth, Nelson offers a warm, safe and friendly space for local youth aged 13-25 to come and hang out, get creative and find answers and support for any general concerns or health worries.
Our goal is to raise the quality of care for young people across the district, from Nelson through Tasman, by providing youth services such a professional healthcare, advice, support, a safe space and an inspiring place, watched over by knowledgeable, trained professionals who deeply care about our community and how the youth are raised.
"Good Habits Formed at Youth Make all the Difference" - Aristotle
Whanake Youth offers a range of health and wellbeing services for youth aged 12-24, as well as training for those in the youth support fields. Our services include - general health and wellness, mental health, nutrition, mindfulness and relaxation techniques, coping strategies, safety, asthma diabetes, hearing and vision, skin checks, sexual health, oral health and clinical health + Workforce Development Training for Healthcare Workers and Community Workers.
Visit our registered nurse at our Stoke clinic or our mobile service out and about around Nelson
Relaxed and friendly programmes at our Stoke offices with an on site youth worker
WICKED TOOTH FAIRY
Our unique service that transports youth to and from the dentist and support youth in oral care
Training and development in the HEaDSSS systems for healthcare and community workers
"The Youth of Today are the Leaders of Tomorrow" - Nelson Mandela
ABOUT WHANAKE YOUTH
The knowledgeable team at Whanake Youth genuinely care about the health and wellbeing of the youth in the Nelson and Tasman regions. Find out more about the story of Whanake Youth and their mission, vision and principles.
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