What We Do

Our Mission

“To accept, connect, equip and encourage youth & young adults through the integration of training processes and programs covering life skills/ values, self-awareness, self-esteem/ self-discipline principles and personal growth of all youth/young adults from any ethnicities - inclusive of youth at risk, those marginalised, underprivileged and those having special needs or disabilities in Aotearoa New Zealand”.

Our four core values of H4Y are:


ACCEPT We take youth and young adults right where they’re at.
CONNECT We connect with them through our many effective & resourceful initiatives.
EQUIP We give our youth the tools and life set skills to help them grow into positive influential young men and woman.
ENCOURAGE We never stop giving helping hands, affirming words through caring hearts. We form lifelong connections & develop our youth into mentors and support people themselves.

We are currently active and working in/with:

Youth Mentoring
“In schools” Wide Eyes youth/ young adult mentor training
“In schools” peer mentor training and support
Youth/ Young Adult Support Group
Youth and Sporting Events
Kiwi Camping & Outdoor Pursuits
Youth Advocacy / Legal Support
Counseling and Crises Support
Parent/ Whanau Support
Relief Accommodation Support
Special Needs Teens—Respite Care and Support.
Financial Assistance
Course Fee Assistance and Scholarships
Life Skills - Health - Tertiary & Vocational Guidance & Support

If you would like to contact us on any of the above mentioned areas for care and support of youth – please email us at info@heartforyouth.org.nz