Both of our Lower Hutt Oasis Network Advocates are qualified social workers and our Wairarapa Advocate has extensive work experience in the social service sector. They have a wealth of knowledge about your rights and how to support you to resolve any issue you may be experiencing.

Our advocates can support you with:

Mental health care

Work and Income appointments

Housing needs

Alcohol and drug issues

Child Youth and Family interaction

Or anyone else you may seek assistance with

Advocates are available to speak on your behalf, or support you in decisions you make to help yourself.

Oasis peer advocates work
 for you and act only on instruction
from you

How to contact us

Contact a Peer Advocate



Leo McIntyre (Consultant)
04 589 5897
027 343 8407

Charmaine Gibbs
04 589 5897
027 627 4700



Richard Morete
027 460 4796


What our clients are saying…

“This service has enabled me to speak up for myself with extra confidence!”

“I was impressed with the way my advocate helped make things happen and I would use their service again”

“The Oasis advocates resolved my housing issue. They have been there when I’ve needed them and the staff are lovely”

“I have found the advocates very supportive and encouraging”