Description of the Service
  • This service provides support for individuals who have been identified by the Police as having a reasonable chance of rehabilition before entering the court system.

  • A support worker is assigned and assists the individual and their whanau (if appropriate) to work through issues and tirggers that lead to this behaviour.

Entry Criteria
  • Must be referred by the Police

  • Must meet Police Diversion eligibility criteria

  • Must not pose an unreasonable risk to our personnel

  • Must live within the greater Hastings area

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Police Diversion

Referred service for individual / whanau support counselling to reduce repeat / escalated offending. One to one and whanau sessions

What clients can expect
  • Eligible clients can expect one on one support and assistance from a social worker, who will work with the client on their pathway to recovery.