2017 grant funding was made to community organisations that assist people with post- traumatic stress disorder  (PTSD) and associated mental health problems

 180 Degrees Trust

Training and mentoring staff

$25,000

Aviva Charitable Trust

Contribute to the costs of 35 house security upgrades

$50,000

Birthright New Zealand Charitable Trust

To assist and support those identified as having PTSD with specialised programmes delivered to our social work and counselling staff

$45,000

Chatbus

Children's free mobile counselling service

$50,000

Kapiti Youth Support One Stop Shop Trust

Building to house mental health team and the young people accessing these services

$46,000

K2 Youth Development Trust - Graeme Dingle Foundation

Assist children to work through PTS after canterbury earthquakes

$30,000

Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand

Van to transport distressed or sick students & Scholarships for Community Partnership Programme

$100,000

Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Transport for pilots and crew to attend pro-active training to help manage stress in themselves and others at the 6 bases

$1,600

Refugees as Survivors New Zealand

Produce a cross culture training package for working with PTSD

$50,000

Auckland Returned and Services Association Inc

Purchase wheelchairs for 30 veterans to compete at Invictus games

$30,000

Taupo Family Centre Inc

The delivery of Suicide Prevention Services

$8,000

The Grief Centre

To develop online Community Support forum for loss and grief

$25,000

Wellington Free Ambulance Service Inc

Training costs to assist with mental health crisis patients

$50,000

Total Grants Amount:$510,600