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Children & Young People

Homebuilders Family Services (North Rodney)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 425 7048
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  • Address 5 Hexham Street, Warkworth 0910
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Free Youth Counselling service for people aged 18 years or younger. Free one to one children's Chrysalis programme for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust (KYDT)

  • Telephone 027 6052300
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  • Address Marlborough Park Hall, 13r Chartwell Avenue, Marlborough Park Hall, Auckland, 0629
  • Postal Address PO Box 34344, Birkenhead, Auckland, 0626
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust offers: Mentoring Youth programmes in after school (referrals only) Social work Support Counselling supervision

KidsLink

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Cost of Service - Other

    Each service on KidsLink has its own costings

  • Telephone 021 173 6422
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  • Address 6A David Sidwell Place, Whangaparaoa 0932
  • Postal Address PO Box 467, Whangaparaoa
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
KidsLink is an online resource available to parents to find a range of services (some services will incur a cost) that specialise in working with children, teenagers and their families with issues that affect their learning, development and well-being.

Marinoto Child and Youth Mental Health Services

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 00800 489 555 or 09 489 0555 (North Shore)
    09 822 8666 or 0800 228 666
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Marinoto Child and Youth Mental Health Services provide mental health assessment and therapy for children and young people from 0-19 years who live in the Waitemata area.

Marinoto North Child and Youth Team

  • Telephone 09 489 0555 or 0800 489 555
  • Address 124A Shakespeare Road, Milford 0620
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Marinoto North provides a Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service to the North Shore and Rodney areas from its base at North Shore Hospital. The multi disciplinary team provides assessment and treatment where indicated using the Choice and Partnership Approach. The service is targeted at meeting the most severe Child and Youth Mental Health difficulties.

Marinoto West Child and Youth Team

Overview
Provides mental health assessment and therapy for children and young people from 4-18 years who live in the Waitakere area.

Mixit

  • Telephone 09 838 3095 or 0212557937 (text)
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mount Lebanon Lane, Henderson
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Mixit is a creative project for young people from refugee backgrounds mixing it up with migrants and locals. It helps increase confidence, self-expression and communication skills. The creative disciplines used are performing arts based and include dance, drama, music and aerial circus. Mixit regularly performs, runs open courses, which don't require previous experience but do need willingness to turn up regularly. Mixit runs creative workshops every Saturday of the school term 2-4:30pm. Mixers come from all over the greater Auckland area. Support with transport is available for those outside of the Western suburbs.

NetSafe

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0508 638 723
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 124 Shortland Street Auckland 1140
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Netsafe provide information and advice on all online issues: online security, possible online crime and online safety. They also provide resources for schools regarding online safety for young people.

New Zealand Chinese Youth Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 479 9736
  • Address Milford Sea Scout Centre, 24 Craig Road, Milford, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 65312 Mairangi Bay, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere
Overview
The main purpose of the New Zealand Chinese Youth Trust is to empower young Chinese people to maximise their potential. The Trust aims to equip youths of Chinese origin, residing in New Zealand, with the necessary social, leadership and life skills to become fully integrated and contributing members of New Zealand society.

Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children

  • Telephone 0508 326 459
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  • Address 64 Anzac Street, Takapuna, 0740
  • Postal Address PO Box 33049 Takapuna 0740 (North Shore)
    Private Bag 306000 Orewa 0946 (Rodney)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
We are the Ministry dedicated to supporting any child in New Zealand whose wellbeing is at significant risk of harm now, or in the future. We also work with young people who may have offended, or are likely to offend. Our belief is that in the right environment, with the right people nurturing them, any child can, and should flourish.

Out of School Care Network (OSCN)

  • Telephone 09 366 0320
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  • Address 8 Auburn Street, Takapuna 0622
  • Postal Address PO Box 33 698, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
OSCN supports the OSCAR (Out of School Care and Recreation) sector in Auckland with information, advice, training and networking activities for the people who work in the sector.

Parent Aid North West

  • Telephone 09 420 7002, 027 544 1450 or 0800 222 402
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  • Address 1 Porter Crescent, Helensville, Auckland, 0840
  • Postal Address PO Box 5, Helensville, Auckland, 0840
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Parent Aid offers free, practical home help to South Kaipara families with an under five year old. Whether you have a new baby, there is sickness, injury, stress, or just plain tired, Parent Aid can lighten the load. It's like a friend coming in to help with light housework, caring for children while the parent rests or by preparing a meal for the family. Service is available from Kumeu through to Glorit and areas in between.

RainbowYOUTH

  • Telephone 09 376 4155
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  • Address Level 1, 11 Edinburgh Street, Auckland Central 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
RainbowYOUTH (est.1989) is a charitable organisation dedicated to helping young queer and gender diverse (LGBTIQ) people up to the ages of 27, as well as their wider communities.

Reconnect Family Services

  • Telephone 09 926 5360
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  • Address 15 Puriri Street, New Lynn, Auckland 0600
  • Postal Address PO Box 276182 (New Lynn) or PO Box 276182 (Head Office - Manukau)
  • FAX 09 926 5379
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Reconnect is a nationwide service that provides several programmes aimed at creating a brighter future for troubled and at-risk young people. This includes a residential, therapeutic and educational programme for Care & Protection and Youth Justice Clients, a Supported Bail programme, a Maori youth offenders programme and a vocational mentoring service. See the website for a full list of branches.

RESPECT

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 489 3770
    021 206 5246
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  • Address 431 Lake road
  • Postal Address PO Box 33 681, Takapuna, North Shore 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
RESPECT provides safety and support services for Children and Teenager's programme (individual/group programmes)

Royal New Zealand Plunket Society

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 838 0981
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation, community-owned and governed, providing a caring, professional well child and family and whanau service. Plunket is committed to providing universal access to services for all children and families regardless of ethnicity, location or ability to pay. This is at the heart of Plunket and is essential to provide a positive environment for parents. Free access to lactation consultants.

Seasons for Growth North Shore & Hibiscus Coast

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 021 0839 4540
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Otakau Road, Milford, Auckland 0620
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Seasons for Growth programmes are designed to help children, young people and adults understand and attend well to their grief following change and loss experiences.

Springboard Community Works

  • Telephone 09 425 4623
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  • Address 324 State Highway 1 Dome Valley New Zealand 0981
  • Postal Address Po Box 112, Snells Beach 0942
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Springboard Community Works runs various programmes to engage and connect, upskill and mentor marginalised young people and families. Some of the programmes include alternative education, youth offender intervention, work transition initiatives, and family support services.

Stand Children's Services Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 534 4017
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  • Address 1-9 Pigeon Mountain Road, Half Moon Bay, Auckland 2012
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Stand Children's Services Auckland provides home and school based social work services, a nationwide therapeutic care and education service for children and families, child and family mentoring, and respite services for caregivers, including grandparents and foster parents. Programmes provided by Stand Children's Services include Family Development Programmes such as Te Puawai, Keeping the Magic Going, Stepping Out, Family Friends, and Family Return on Investment (Family ROI).

Strengthening Families

  • Telephone 09 441 8989, 027 498 7074, 09 423 6006 Ext 3
    027476 0020 (North Shore), 09 837 9069 or 09 835 1288 (Waitakere)
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  • Address Hearts and Minds, Level 1, 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote 0627 (North Sore)
    C/O Family Works, 3 Montel Avenue, Henderson, Auckland 0612 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
This is a free service whereby the co-ordinator calls a meeting/s, with all agencies such as schools, mental or physical health agencies, whanau, or government agencies present, to collaboratively work out an action plan to support the family (with a child/ren 17 or under) in their goals for improved well being. By having everyone there at once, you only need to tell your story once.
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