Youth Horizons is a national charitable trust working to improve the lives of children and young people who are dealing with behavioural, emotional, mental health or development issues.


Rangatahi flourish within their whānau and communities, free from conduct problems.


To provide evidence-based and bi-culturally focused programmes that create better futures for rangatahi who are impacted by conduct problems.

Our Services

We have over 250 staff and caregivers supporting young people and their families and whānau across the North and lower South Islands. In addition, our West Auckland office, Youth Service West (YSW), supports local young people to find the best options for education, training or employment. 

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We deliver programmes that have been shown to work, meet the needs of young people from different backgrounds and focus on: therapy in the home, parenting support, bringing families back together, and foster care and group home placements.  

Latest News

Celebrating diversity during Auckland Pride Festival at YH national head office

To celebrate diversity at Youth Horizons, we've raised the rainbow flag at our national head office in Auckland.

Youth Service West at Waitangi@Waititi

Our Youth Service West team held an information stall at Hoani Waititi Marae on Waitangi Day to connect with young people, whānau and local businesses and services in the community.

2017 Annual Report published

Youth Horizons published its annual report for the financial year ending 30 June 2017.