Youth Intact are currently involved in a Whole School Approach Pilot working with 3 schools in the Waikato to trial this initiative. Preparing students to live in a world where alcohol and drugs exist: The pilot will develop and implement a whole school approach to reduce drugs and alcohol related harm. It is led by…Details
Youth INtact designed a programme to keep youth engaged over the holiday season as we know this can be a challenging time to keep our rangatahi attending their appointments. With a series of workshops on a Monday and Wednesday the team delivered Music Monday were young people had access to guitars, drums and a keyboard…Details
Hillcrest High School principal Kelvin Whiting says his school introduced a diversion programme for students, giving them an option other than suspension. “Sometimes they’re scared of the repercussions so it’s important that they can disclose to a counsellor anonymously.” The pilot was launched after meeting with youth drug and alcohol service YouthINtact and New Zealand…Details
It has now been one year since the start of Youth Intact, Waikato’s youth drug and alcohol service for Rangatahi/young people. To mark the occasion we celebrated with a get-together for staff from all of our four amazing providers (Odyssey, Te Korowai, Care NZ and Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust) coming to Hamilton to share their…Details
Youth INtact Odyssey were delighted to have Angitu (Meaning success) our branding words onto the wall in our youth space. As part of youth week the crew from Te Ahurei Rangatahi did a graffiti tour landing different māori names on walls. The energy was high as we watched the wall take shape and believe will…Details
Youth Intact has been running for almost a year and from the outset the focus has been to ensure a youth appropriate service that engages youth ensuring the environment and interventions are youth friendly and relevant. What better way of ensuring this than Youth Intact forms a Youth Reference Group! On the 17th of May…Details
Youth INtact CareNZ team attended both the ‘Putaruru Water Festival’ which was held on Saturday 25 February 2017 and ‘Balloons Over South Waikato’ event in Tokoroa on 24 March 2017. In addition to providing information about INtact to the community it also gathered feedback from young people and rangatahi on how they would like service…Details
The new Waikato wide youth drug and alcohol service Youth INtact celebrated its official launch (15 March) in Garden Place, Hamilton. The approach was to celebrate with youth for youth in the Waikato. Rangatahi / young people from local high schools entertained the public with songs, poetry and kapa haka. Funded by the Waikato District…Details
Youth Intact Hamilton and surround team is pleased to inform you that we have moved to a new location as of today (10 February). We look forward to seeing you in our new permanent space.
Our new building is located at 11 Garden Place, Level 2, Hamilton Central
Hauraki Youth INtact team out and about and enjoying themselves at the Paeroa Waiting Day celebration on Monday 6 February.