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HealthInfo West Coast-Te Tai Poutini

Parenting websites

These organisations and resources can help parents with common parenting difficulties, including managing problem behaviour.

Buller REAP (Buller Rural Education Activities Programme)

Phone: (03) 789‑7659

Address: 111 Palmerston St, Westport



Phone (03) 329-9832


Family Start

Phone: 0800‑366‑878

Available: Greymouth and Westport

Homebuilders West Coast Trust

Phone: (03) 788‑8065

Available: Greymouth and Westport

Infant, Child, and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Phone: (03) 769–7670

Available: Greymouth, Hokitika, and Westport

Parents as First Teachers Programme (PAFT)

Phone: 0800‑66‑99‑57 or (03) 755‑5378

Available: Greymouth and Hokitika

WestREAP (Westland Rural Education Activities Programme)

Phone: (03) 755‑8700

Available: Greymouth and Hokitika


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General parenting advice

Parenting teens

Information provided by the Canterbury DHB. Adapted by the West Coast DHB. Page created March 2016. Last updated March 2019.

See also:

Children of parents with a mental illness or addiction

Page reference: 252343

Review key: HIPPR-71581