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The Gore and Districts Community Counselling Centre Inc provides counselling and Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) services to the Southland and West Otago communities.  The Gore Counselling Centre is a non-government non-profit organisation with charitable status.
The Gore Counselling Centre provides a wide range of counselling, therapeutic and educational services including:
  • General counselling and therapy
  • Children, youth and family counselling
  • Alcohol and other drug counselling and group programmes
  • Family Court counselling
  • Relationship counselling
  • New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA) driver licence s65 assessments
  • Workplace counselling (EAP, OCP, Vitae, etc)
  • Victim support counselling
  • Safety and non violence programmes

We provide counselling, therapy and educational programmes to as many people as possible without turning anyone away due to a lack of funds.  Many of our services are fully funded at no cost to our clients, otherwise fees are negotiable.

The Gore Counselling Centre is governed by an Executive Committee made up of volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds in the local community. The Executive is committed to the quality and delivery of counselling and therapeutic services to the community.

Mission Statement
"Through clear communication we provide counselling and educational experiences which facilitate insight, motivation and self-acceptance in a culturally sensitive and safe environment."
Vision Statement

"Encouraging personal discovery and change in

the lives of people and their families."

"Change is possible."

"The provision of a professional counselling, psychotherapy and

group educational service."