MATES Cafe is a network of everyday people of all cultures and ethnicity (including teens, elders and lgbt+) who are trained to meet with a person in crisis or isolation at a local cafe, and provide emotional support and encouragement.
MATES Cafe will empower your life so you can in turn empower the lives of others in need.
MATES are here:
To help people of all ages, gender, culture, ethnicity and personal beliefs through the challenges and tough times of life including relationship breakdown, depression, anxiety, loss and grief, bullying, loneliness and isolation. MATES are trained to be there for someone in need and helping them through a point of crisis in their life. It's not about therapy, fixing or giving advice, just simply listening and helping them to find new direction in their life.
We are constantly uploading new talks and videos so stay tuned... Video Testimonials are also very welcome...
"A woman wants her man to be great, therefore a man must engage in his own advancement"
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Please consider helping us with your time, expertise or financial donations. MATES TRUST NZ is a Registered Charitable Trust: RN CC 44541