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Family & Parenting

Parent Aid Waitakere

  • Telephone 09 836 4122
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  • Address 13 Edsel Street (Family Action Building) Henderson Auckland 0612
  • Postal Address PO Box 121 385 Henderson Auckland 0650
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Providing free, caring, practical home help in times of accidents, illness, stressful situations or other emergency to persons who have the everyday care of children.

Parent Help

  • Telephone 0800 568 856 (Helpline), 04 802 5767 (Admin)
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  • Address 175 Victoria Street, Wellington 6022
  • Postal Address PO Box 11 837 Manners Street Wellington 6011
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Free parenting Helpline for parents who need support, advice and practical strategies on any parenting issue. The Helpline is anonymous, confidential and non-judgmental. Call 0800 568 856.    

Parent to Parent Auckland

  • Telephone 0508 236 236
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  • Address Yes Disability Centre, 3 William Laurie Place, Auckland 0632
  • Postal Address PO Box 300881, Albany, Auckland, 0752
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Parent to Parent empowers families and whanau of people with disabilities or health impairments through support parent connections, personalised information packs, parent training courses and sibling support programmes. Caring for a family member who has a disability is an experience that few families anticipate or plan for. Parent to Parent is here to support families to create good everyday lives.

Parents Centre New Zealand Inc.

  • Telephone 09 483 9834 (North Shore), 0210 882 9339 (Rodney) or 09 837 8481 (Waitakere)
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  • Postal Address PO Box 584, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 0943 (Rodney)
    PO Box 83 192, Edmonton, Waitakere, Auckland 0610 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provides one of the largest parenting networks and associated infrastructure to support parents and their children aged 0-6. The primary provider of Ante-natal Education and childbirth support in the community. Offering ante-natal, post-natal, toddler and the STEP parents courses, support groups and friendship for parents.

Royal New Zealand Plunket Society

  • Telephone 09 838 0981
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  • Address 8B Constellation Drive, Rosedale, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 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 whānau 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.

Sands - Pregnancy, Baby & Infant Loss Support

  • Telephone 0508 72 6372 or 09 423 8089
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  • Postal Address PO Box 41 111, St Lukes, Auckland 1346
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Support, information and empathy for those affected by the death of a baby, in any circumstances and at any gestation. Please visit the Sands website and contact your local group for more detailed information. Phone support Email contact Library books Sands magazine Service also available in Auckland Central Contact from parents, families and Health/Caring professionals is welcome.

Shore Fathers Group

  • Telephone 09 483 2477
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  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Shore Fathers is a voluntary, community based, non-profit group dedicated to promoting the role of the Father in the family, whatever the family unit. The focus is not only on the Father figure, but also on the children, providing help for all areas of childcare, from infants to teenagers.

Stand Children's Services Auckland

  • 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
Our services include 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).

Stepsforward Inc

  • Telephone 09 424 4014
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  • Address 575 Whangaparaoa Road Whangaparaoa
  • Postal Address PO Box 519 Whangaparaoa 0943
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Free home support, Social Work and Financial budget assistance to families/whanau, providing targeted, effective early intervention services. Empowering and strengthening families to work towards sustainable solutions. Co-ordination of Strengthening Families Programme.

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 Shore)
    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.

Surrogate Grandparents New Zealand Charitable Trust

  • Telephone 021 288 8875
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  • Address 14 Brookvale Park, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa, Auckland, 0932
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Surrogate Grandparents is the bridge that connects generations. Social isolation and loneliness are serious issues in New Zealand on a daily basis and not just for our older generations. By connecting families with surrogate grandparents and grandparents with our children; we can fight social isolation and loneliness. Working together, New Zealand can be a more caring and connected nation.

The Parenting Place

  • Telephone 09 524 0025
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  • Address 300 Great South Road Greenlane Auckland 1051
  • Postal Address PO Box 37708, Parnell, Auckland 1151
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Parenting Place seeks to enhance the lives of families and young people, by encouraging and strengthening parents with parenting programmes that make a difference while being accessible, fun and inspiring. The six week Toolbox parenting course is available nationally. There are four Toolbox courses to choose from - Early Years (0-6), Middle Years (6-12), Tweens and Teens (12-18) and Building Awesome Whanau (0-12).

TOUGHLOVE AUCKLAND INC (TLA)

  • Telephone 09 624 4363
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  • Address 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 24 042 Royal Oak Auckland 1345
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provide weekly support groups for parents experiencing challenging adolescent and young adult behaviour.

Waitemata Family Start

  • Telephone 09 837 3517
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  • Address 1 Montel Avenue, Henderson 0612
  • Postal Address PO Box 21-200, Henderson 0650
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Family Start is a home-based, child centred, family focused, strength-based, free and confidential service. It is for those families facing the greatest difficulties, so that timely, intensive, home-based support can be offered. It assists families in the areas of Health, Education, and Welfare and links families to specialist community services. Deliver Parenting Programme.

Whanau Marama Parenting

  • Telephone 09 441 0209 or 022 3416212
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  • Address 4 Locket Road Glenfield, Auckland 0629
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Whanau Marama Parenting provides: A range of parenting courses. Parents of all cultures and ethnicities welcome. Courses based on S.K.I.P, Conscious Parenting, Child Development, the 6 Principles of Effective Discipline. Courses include Positive Discipline for under 4's in English and Mandarin, Effective Discipline (for parents of primary school aged children) in English, Korean and Mandarin and Parenting Adolescents in English and Mandarin.
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