Youth Services is a service for young people who are not in education, training or employment. Our dynamic team of experienced and supportive coaches are here to help young people work out their best options in life and the most appropriate education programme's and providers to connect with to achieve them.

This service also supports 16 and 17 year old's on Youth Payment and 16 to 18 year old's on Young Parent Payment to meet their obligations to maintain income assistance and ensure they have access to the services and support they need. Phone us on 06 8681081 and ask for extension 809 or 817 or call into our premises on the corner of Kahutia and Bright Streets, Gisborne.


We are currently open and welcoming anyone who has an appointment, please call or text us to arrange the best time to come and see us. We continue to offer a number of services over the phone and online. Please contact us for the best options available to help keep you and our staff safe

If you have a query or need to speak to one of our staff please call 0508 38 38 38, 021319778 or call our Manager Carmen Hihi on 0279291674 we will be available to answer your queries during regular operating hours of 9am till 5pm.

Carmen Hihi -

Challise Rutene -

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Whare Gilbert -

Marama Pepe -


“Ka whai mana te Iwi mā te matatau i roto i ngā akoranga”
“Empowering Iwi through responsive learning”