Student Wellbeing

Onsite Services

Marlborough Girls' College takes an holistic approach to the wellbeing of our students. We provide support in school as well as referrals to outside agencies as appropriate.

Click here for a Wellbeing Pamphlet with useful information and contact details

A number of health agencies and social services work with students at MGC.  These include Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Public Health, Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor and Maata Waka.

Additional Supports for Students and Whānau

Access to Food and other goods

Marlborough Foodbank – Referral via support agency including MGC (contact your Year level dean or Whānau teacher for support and a referral)

Te Pātaka Foodbank Service – Providing food boxes for our Iwi/Maori client base. Or go to the Facebook page to make a self referral. 0800 514 358 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.familyservices.govt.nz/directory/viewprovider.htm?id=24325&pageNumber=1&pageSize=10&cat1=-1&searchRegion=8&searchTerms=Food

Salvation Army - food bank service and other goods. Contact them directly on 03 578 0862 or by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Other Supports and resources

1737 Text or Call - free one to one confidential counselling support on the phone or by text.
https://1737.org.nz/

Support available online to get through Covid-19
https://mentalhealth.org.nz/getting-through-together

Information on all Health Services available in the local region available from the NMDHB
https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/

Information on supports and resources for mental health and addiction
https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/health-services/mental-health-and-addiction-services/

Social Services including Whānau/family services, Rangatahi/Youth Services, Stopping Violence programmes and Financial mentoring. Contact them on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
https://www.maataawaka.co.nz/

Māori Wellness Service including Mental Health and addiction services for Whānau. Contact them on 0800 672 642.
https://www.tpo.org.nz/#

Support for Pacific Families including Covid-19 Whanau ora support packages, Health and Education support. Phone 027 504 0064 or 027 214 1447.
http://www.marlboroughpacifictrust.com/

Support services and resources around domestic abuse and violence intervention
https://www.police.govt.nz/advice/family-violence/help