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Wings Trust was established in 1986 for the same reason it exists today, and that is to provide a safe and supportive environment for physical, emotional, spiritual wellbeing and growth prior to entering, or returning from a residential Alcohol or other drug treatment programme.
The environment at Wings Trust is residential and community based for people sharing the common goal of getting well through change in behaviour, belief, attitude and self worth all of which are damaged through alcohol and drug use and can be restored given specialised indiviual and group counselling, time and effort.
Wings Trust employs Professionally Trained and supervised staff registered with DAPAANZ (Drug and Alcohol Practioners Association Aoteoroa New Zealand). Wings Trust has a strong management team that is supported by a Board of Trustees that overseas the governance of Wings Trust.

Our Model
Wings Trust embraces the Evidence Based Community model through the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonomous (NA).

This is supported by motivational enhancement coupled with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy along with other Therapeutic intervention to facilitate and maintain change.

Wings Trust maintains close professional relationships with other AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) treatment providers in the Auckland and North Auckland areas that supports the safe therapeutic transition for clients between services.

Our service provides an introduction to treatment and a safe place for clients to reside while planning to enter intensive residential treatment.