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Youth Service providers

Region Organisation Name Service TLA or Wards
Auckland Personalised Education Limited – known as Solomon Group Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs WARDS – Franklin, Howick, Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura, Maungakiekie-Tamaki
  STRIVE Community Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs WARDS – Manukau – (only servicing Mangere, Otara and Papatoetoe)
  The Youth Horizons Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs WARDS – Waitakere and Whau
  Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs WARDS – Albany, North Shore, Orakei, Rodney, Waitemata-Gulf, Albert-Eden-Roskill
  Springboard Community Works Youth Service for NEETs Helensville, Orewa, Warkworth
Bay of Plenty Te Waiariki Puera Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi
  Kawerau Youth Centre Trust and The Job Centre (Kawerau) Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Kawerau
  EmployNZ Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Western Bay
  WERA Aotearoa Charitable Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Tokoroa, Whakatane
  Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Ōpōtiki District
Canterbury Community Colleges NZ (Work’n it Out) Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Waimakariri District & Hurunui District
(note 1) National Urban Maori Authority (NUMA)
Te Runanga O Nga Maata Waka Incorporated
Youth Service for NEETs Ashburton District, Selwyn District and Christchurch City
  Presbyterian Support Upper South Island Youth Payments Ashburton District, Selwyn District and Christchurch City
Central Start Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Palmerston North & Manawatu Districts
  Kapiti Youth Support Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Kapiti District
  Life to the Max Horowhenua Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Horowhenua District
  Pahiatua Community Services Trust Youth Payments Tararua District
  Tararua Community Youth Services Youth Service for NEETs Tararua District
  Southern Wairarapa Safer Community Council Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Carterton, Masterton, South Wairarapa Districts
East Coast Central Health Limited Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Central Hawkes Bay
  Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Hastings  
  Te Kupenga Hauora - Ahuiriri Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Napier District
  Te Runanga o Turanganui-a-kiwa Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Gisborne District
  Te Runanga o Ngati Porou Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs East Coast from Whangara in the South to Potaka in the North, Gisborne
  Wairoa College (The Wairoa Young Achievers Trust) Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Wairoa
Nelson Abel Tasman Educational Trust Youth Service for NEETs Tasman (Motueka only)
  Buller Reap Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Buller District
  Presbyterian Support Upper South Island Youth Payments Grey, Marlborough, Nelson, Tasman (excluding Golden Bay), Westland
  The Golden Bay Workcentre Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Tasman (Golden Bay only)
  Westland REAP Youth Service for NEETs Westland
  Community Colleges NZ Ltd - Nelson Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Blenheim, Nelson City, Richmond, Stoke
  Grey District Youth Service Youth Service for NEETs Greymouth
Northland Ngati Hine Health Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Mid and Far North,
  People Potential Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Kaipara & Whangarei
Southern Community Colleges NZ
(Work’n it Out)
Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Timaru District, MacKenzie District, Waimate District, Waitaki District, Central Otago District, Queenstown-Lakes District, Clutha District, Southland District, Invercargill City, Gore District & Dunedin City
Taranaki
Whanganui
King Country
(note 2)
Ngati Maniapoto Marae Pact Trust Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Waitomo District, Otorohanga & Ruapehu
  Tui Ora Ltd Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs New Plymouth (including Waitara), Stratford and South Taranaki (Hawera) District
Waikato  Te Runanga o Kirikiriroa Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Hamilton City (Central Hamilton, Hamilton East & 5 Cross Roads), Huntly, Ngaruawahia.
  Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Te Kuratini o Nga Waka Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Hamilton City (Dinsdale, Glenview), Cambridge, Matamata, Morrinsville, Paeroa, Te Awamutu, Thames, Waihi.
Wellington (note 3) Evolve Youth Service for NEETs Wellington City (Northern, Onslow-Western, Lambton, Southern and Eastern wards)
  Hutt Valley Youth Health Trust (VIBE) Youth Payments & Youth Service for NEETs Wellington, Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt
  Learning Shop Youth Service for NEETs Porirua
  Partners Porirua Trust Youth Payments Porirua

Table Key:

Note 1: NUMA will use the current YTS provider as a subcontractor to deliver services.

Note 2: Work & Income will be providing in-house service in Whanganui and Rangitikei district.

Note 3: Work & Income will be providing a parallel in-house service in Wellington as a comparable service.

Youth Payments – is providing a wrap-around package of support for young people that require the youth payment or young parents payments.

Youth Service for NEETs – mentoring, advice and support to ensure they are in work, education or training.

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