CADS remains at Alert Level 4. For information about how our services are operating click on the link below




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CADS, AOTS, Tupu & Te Atea Marino South

CADS South, AOTS, Te Atea Marino and Tupu are temporarily based at 12 Waddon Place Mangere until our new premises at Ronwood Ave are ready. We thank everyone for their patience and flexibility at this time.We appreciate this is a significant change. If you have any questions please speak to your counsellor, group facilitator or key worker or phone us on 09 263 2000


When you're ready

With our support you can develop a plan. This plan may include attending a group, counselling, reading some information or accessing one of our specialist services. In short we can help you make the changes you want to make.

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Concerned about someone?

If you are worried about someone else’s alcohol or drug use we offer special groups and information evenings as well as individual counselling. Share and learn with others about dependency, substances, boundaries and useful coping strategies.

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Cultural services

Te Atea Marino (Maori service) and Tupu (Pacific service) and the Asian service offer culturally appropriate counselling, groups, support and consultation options. Translators are available on request.

September is FASD Awareness Month

How much do you know about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder?

September is FASD Awareness Month, the ideal time to get informed, create conversations, change stigma into  acceptance and understanding, and turn invisibility into visibility. Wear your red shoes to show your support!

Start the Conversation, Join the Conversation about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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Alcohol Drug Helpline

The alcohol drug telephone helpline is only a call away. Call 0800 787 797 or text 8681 to speak with a trained counsellor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are free and confidential.