Welcome to Skylight

Skylight is a national not for profit trust that enables children, young people, their family/whanau and friends to navigate through times of trauma, loss and grief. 
We facilitate their access to expert information, education, professional services and support. We also educate, train and support professionals, agencies and individuals who assist those dealing with trauma, loss, and grief. See our brochure here. (please note our email address has changed to info@skylight.org.nz)



The Warehouse kicked off a new "Add-a-Donation" Campaign in the Central and Eastern North Island this week. 

This is the sixth campaign since the partnership began and runs through to 23 December in Taupo, Tokoroa, Whakatane, Tauranga Central, Fraser Cover, Papamoa, Rotorua, Gisborne, Hastings and Napier.  Read more

Logo depicting world events

Are you needing some help in talking to your children about the world events in recent weeks?  

We have compiled 20 helpful tips on talking to children when a terrible event has happened.

Read the tips here



 Skylight recognises significant relationships with partnered individuals and/or organisations with shared values and a commitment to work to ensure common understanding and information on grief, loss and trauma. When an organisation or individual expresses an interest in becoming a partner of Skylight or Skylight invites an organisation to apply, we will ensure a proper process to confirm the best alignment with the potential partner. If you are interested, please look at our partnership policy and/or fill in our partnership form.

See Partnership Policy here

See Partnership Form here


For Parents, Carers, family and friends who are concerned about the wellbeing of a young person, check out the new and fantastic support website we have partnered with the Mental Health Foundation and Youthline to develop.

See the great information, the video clips, the facebook community and the opportunities to engage and make your own comments.


  Parenting Through Separation courses by Skylight



Support for those Bereaved by Suicide in NZ


Support for those Bereaved by Homicide in NZ



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