Odyssey House Trust Christchurch
Greers Road site is a smoke free premises
If you would like support to quit smoking please ask your worker about the support available

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Youth Service

The Odyssey Youth Outreach Service can work with any young person who is referred to Odyssey House, both before and after their attendance at both the Day and Residential Programmes. Support can also be provided to these young people’s family and Whanau. One to one work and telephone advice and support can be offered with regard to: Finding accommodation; Education and Training; Employment; WINZ benefits, amongst other issues.

Youth Referrals should be directed to the Youth Programme at youth@odysseychch.org.nz

Adult Service

The Odyssey Adult Outreach Service can work with adults who are referred to Odyssey House, both before and after their attendance on the Programme. Support can also be provided for their family and Whanau members at this time. Face to face individual work; telephone support and group work is offered. The Outreach Support Group is currently held at 6.30pm every Tuesday (contact the Outreach Team for details of location) and is open to anyone who has attended the Odyssey House Programme, regardless of their length of stay.The Odyssey Youth Outreach Service can work with any young person who is referred to Odyssey House, both before and after their attendance at both the Day and Residential Programmes. Support can also be provided to these young people’s family and Whanau. One to one work and telephone advice and support can be offered with regard to: Finding accommodation; Education and Training; Employment; WINZ benefits, amongst other issues.

WHO IS THE SERVICE FOR?

  • We work with adult males and young men and women up to the age of 18, before and after they attend the Odyssey House Programmes
  • We also provide support to family/Whanau members
  • We deal with all Referrals and Admissions for the Adult Programme

WHAT DOES THE SERVICE OFFER?

  • Face to face contact and telephone support
  • Therapeutic intervention to help with drug and alcohol issues
  • Practical assistance with: Finding accommodation; Employment; Education and Training; WINZ benefits
  • Advice and education
  • Advocacy
  • Referrals to other agencies
  • Support Group – For Adults this takes place every Tuesday at 6.30pm

In addition Outreach Staff undertake presentations to community organisations and other agencies i.e. corrections, schools, colleges regarding all Odyssey House Services

HOW TO CONTACT US?

Outreach Direct Dial – Tel: 03 357 1888
Admissions and Referrals Direct Dial – Tel: 03 358 0950
E-mail: outreach@odysseychch.org.nz

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