Tipu - Skills for Life
Sep 09, 2019
Stuart Caldwell
Tipu - Skills for Life

Stuart was involved in various businesses in Tauranga for over 25 years. He is married to Prue and has four adult children, two boys and two girls

Stuart took up the position as manager at Get Smart in April 2008 with a desire to give back to the community by working with young people in Tauranga Moana.

Get Smart currently has 20 Volunteers who help with their Street Help and Stoked Mauri Ora programs. Get Smart’s counseling service employs three clinicians who counsel young people with drug, alcohol or substance abuse issues. They also have three other part-time staff for administration, school programs, and Stoked Mauri Ora, a youth self-development program. The organisation works almost exclusively with youth who struggle with Alcohol and other Drug issues.

Stuart’s main work, is speaking and facilitating programs in primary and high schools and speaking to school classes, school assemblies and service groups about their work in the community.