What we do
Supporting children, young people, and their whānau to navigate through tough times by building resilient individuals and communities.
We support people of all ages throughout New Zealand who are experiencing grief, loss, trauma and change.
The Skylight Resource Centre offers a wide range of specialist information about the different ways change, loss, trauma and grief can affect people. Please visit the Skylight Resilience Hub to access a range of free online resources, search our library catalogue and visit our shop. You can also request a free resource pack tailored to your individual needs, or the needs of someone you are supporting.
Skylight has counsellors in Wellington, Lower Hutt, Porirua, Kāpiti Coast, Auckland, New Plymouth, Thames and Christchurch.
We provide counselling services for people going through difficult times in life. The fee for a one hour counselling session is $120. Access to a reduced fee is available for low income families, please contact the Counselling Coordinator to explore the options. The range of issues we could support you with include:
We provide programmes in schools to help build resilience in children and facilitate support groups for people going through different types of loss. Read about the Travellers Programme for Year 9 students, which is running in schools across New Zealand.
If you are a survivor of sexual violence, Skylight can help you access advocacy services run by Louise Nicholas. Louise Nicholas and the Sexual Violence Survivor Advocate team help survivors of sexual violence to:
Skylight's workshops can come to you. We tailor workshops and webinars for people working in environments where they are supporting children, young people, families, whānau and communities, through challenging life events and crises.
Our contact details
5-7 Vivian Street
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm. Counselling appointments can be arranged to suit, outside of these office hours.
0800 299 100 or 04 939 6767
PO Box 7309
Who to contact
For counselling enquiries:
Phone: 04 920 9967
Our email address