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Caring for our Community
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Whāia te mātauranga hei oranga mō koutou.
Seek after learning for the sake of your wellbeing.
About Us

Karldon Trust is a Kaupapa Māori not for profit organisation that supports whānau and tangata whaiora on their recovery journey toward mental wellbeing.

Karldon Trust was first established in 1989 and over the years has established itself as a leading mental health service provider in the Lakes region.

To provide high quality services we focus on being people-centred and safety conscious with a deep commitment to helping those we work with to achieve their goals and find the hope that so many have lost.

Our Values
Caring for our Community

Tangata Whaiora

Fostering independence and resilience for individuals with a mental health issue


Strengthening relationships between Tangata Whaiora and their whānau


Raising awareness and educating the

Our Stories
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Our Services
What we can do for you

Maori Mental Health

Providing mental health services to individuals and their whānau

Community Mental Health

Access to key community mental health specialist services and general practice

Home-based Support

Staff visits to the persons own home to provide mental health support services

Respite Care

Planned respite for times when requiring temporary increase of support

Residential Care

A range of supported residential facilities close to town

Wrap-Around Support

Social services and community programmes for clients and their whānau

Staff Support & Training

Ongoing professional development for staff and students

Advocacy & Peer Support

Improved access to services and freedom from discrimination and stigma