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Newcomers/Migrant Services

Newcomers/Migrant Services

ActivAsian (Harbour Sport)

  • Telephone 09 415 4654
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  • Address Sport House, Stadium Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632
  • Postal Address PO Box 300-633, Albany, Auckland 0752
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
ActivAsian aims to increase sport participation in the Asian community, with a particular focus on the Chinese and Korean communities on the North Shore. This is achieved by making sporting information more accessible, improving the capability of Regional Sport Organisations and clubs in engaging the Asian communities, and ultimately increasing sporting opportunities in the Asian community.

Age Concern Auckland

  • Telephone 09 489 4975 (North Shore), 09 820 0184 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 177B Shakespeare Road, Milford 0629 (North Shore)
    57 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026 (Auckland/Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A charitable organisation for over 65s providing services, information, education, advocacy and support, we are committed to promoting wellbeing, rights, respect and dignity for older people. Services include: Accredited Visiting Service Advocacy & Information Services Interest Classes & Monthly Group (North) Community Development Elder Abuse Response Service Health Promotion Total Mobility Assessment

Albany Newcomers Network

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  • Address 575 Albany Highway, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 0632
  • Postal Address PO Box 215, Albany Village, Auckland, 0755
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
A welcoming, friendly group who meet on a regular basis at the Albany Community Hub. This is a cooperative group, creating activities and sharing friendship based on the needs and wants of the group to create a sense of belonging and community. Many things are possible, including guest speakers, key people in the community, conversations, walks and food.

Aotearoa Latin American Community Inc (ALAC INC)

  • Telephone 09 636 5313 or 021 024 93578
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  • Address 45 Cardwell Street, Onehunga, 1643
  • Postal Address PO Box 13741 Onehunga 1643
  • Regions Served Other Auckland areas
Overview
ALACINC is a social services provider that support migrant and refugees, mainly from Latin America, throughout their settlement process in New Zealand. Its multi-disciplinary staff provides a holistic attention to clients' needs through intervention tasks on a case by case basis; and, prevention/education workshops concerning domestic violence, community capacity building, positive parenting skills, labour exploitation, etc.

Asian Family Services

  • Telephone 0800 862 342
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  • Address 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1150
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Asian Family Services (AFS) provides free, professional, confidential, nationwide face-to-face or telephone support to Asians living in New Zealand. These services are offered in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese and Thai. An interpreter can be arranged for other languages.

Asian Health Services

  • Telephone 09 486 8314 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
    44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna (Asian Mental Health Service)
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Waitemata DHB’s Asian Health Services (AHS) provides a range of culturally appropriate services to improve the Asian community’s health & wellbeing.  iCare Information Line NZ health system information incl. GP info Asian Breast Screening Support Service For Asian women aged 45-69 years Asian Patient Support Service For hospital inpatients & their families   Asian Mental Health Service For clients who are under the Specialist Mental Health Services Waitematā DHB Waitemata Translation & Interpreting Service (WATIS) Covers 90+ languages and dialects (24/7)

Asian Health Services

  • Telephone 09 486 8314 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
    44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna (Asian Mental Health Service)
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Waitemata DHB’s Asian Health Services (AHS) provides a range of culturally appropriate services to improve the Asian community’s health & wellbeing.  iCare Information Line NZ health system information incl. GP info Asian Breast Screening Support Service For Asian women aged 45-69 years Asian Patient Support Service For hospital inpatients & their families   Asian Mental Health Service For clients who are under the Specialist Mental Health Services Waitematā DHB Waitemata Translation & Interpreting Service (WATIS) Covers 90+ languages and dialects (24/7)

Asian Mental Health Service

  • Telephone 09 486 8920 ext 47321
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna (Head office -North Shore Hospital
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503 Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Asian Mental Health Service (AMHS) provides culturally and linguistically appropriate support for service users under the care of the specialist mental health services of Waitemata DHB and the regional forensic service. Social and cultural assessment, psycho-education, life-skills counseling, and CBT therapy are also available for service users.   Asian Clinical Psychological Service (ACPS) Clinical Cultural Consultation (CCC) service by bi-lingual psychiatrists (one-off) The Incredible Years Parenting Programme, Sensory Modulation Programme & Wellness Recovery Action Group etc Asian Wellbeing Group (weekly)

Asian Patient Support Service

  • Telephone 09 486 8920 ext 47101
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Asian Patient Support Service (APSS) is located at the North Shore and Waitakere Hospital sites and provides the following services for hospital inpatients and their families. Cultural support, emotional support & coordination service Socio-cultural assessment & cultural advice at MDT meetings Follow-up calls after discharge Cultural advice for health professionals Health seminars & promotion Cultural support is available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Hindi, Filipino, Tagalog, Pushtu, Urdu, Tamil & Japanese on referral.

Asian Patient Support Service

  • Telephone 09 486 8920 ext 47101
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Asian Patient Support Service (APSS) is located at the North Shore and Waitakere Hospital sites and provides the following services for hospital inpatients and their families. Cultural support, emotional support & coordination service Socio-cultural assessment & cultural advice at MDT meetings Follow-up calls after discharge   Cultural advice for health professionals Health seminars & promotion Cultural support is available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Hindi, Filipino, Tagalog, Pushtu, Urdu, Tamil & Japanese on referral.    

Asian Smokefree Communities (ASC)

  • Telephone 0508 784 8667 or 09 415 1091
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  • Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address PO Box 302163, North Harbour, Auckland 0751
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Culturally-specific, combines smokefree promotion and smoking cessation in a family-oriented setting for the Asian population of the Waitemata district.

Asian Smokefree Communities (ASC)

  • Telephone 0508 784 8667 or 09 415 1091
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  • Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address PO Box 302163, North Harbour, Auckland 0751
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A free successful quit smoking support service for those residing in Waitakere, North Shore and Rodney.

Auckland Refugee Council Inc. (Asylum Seekers Support Trust)

  • Telephone 09 378 7434
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  • Address 4 Warnock St, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address PO Box 78024, Grey Lynn, 1245
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provide emergency accommodation and support to asylum seekers / convention refugees.

Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS)

  • Telephone 09 625 2440
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  • Address Level 2, 8 Virginia Ave East, Eden Terrace Auckland 1020
  • Postal Address PO Box 27 367 Mt Roskill, Auckland 1440
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
ARMS is a settlement support agency for migrants, former refugees and international students. ARMS provides a range of free and user pay information workshops and events. ARMS work in partnership with the Auckland Refugee Community Coalition on two projects: WISE Collective, an empowerment group for migrant and former refugee women, and free playgroups for migrant and former refugee families, the Safari Multicultural Playgroups Project.

Auckland Regional Public Health Service - Refugee Health Screening Service (RHSS)

  • Telephone 09 623 4600 or 09 638 0099
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  • Address Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, 251 Massey Road, Mangere East, Auckland, 2024
  • Postal Address Private Bag 92 605, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Refugee Health Screening Service (RHSS) is responsible for the health screening of quota refugees and community and detained asylum seekers. RHSS assesses the health status; addresses immediate health needs; provides treatment and refers to health specialists as appropriate. Refugees are assisted with transition into the NZ primary health care system. RHSS engages in health promotion activities which work towards empowering refugee groups and programs.

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

  • Telephone 09 921 9999
  • Address Wellesley Street, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address Private Bag 92 006, Auckland 1142
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Study programmes covering a wide range of courses and degrees. Criteria apply for refugee students. English language courses include: Classes for adult immigrants and refugees, Certificate in Employment Skills (pre-beginner/intermediate), Certificate in English Language (beginner/post-intermediate) English for Professional Employment English for Medical Professionals Courses for teachers, interpreters, and translators

Auckland Women's Centre (AWC)

  • Telephone 09 376 3227
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  • Address Unit 6/4 Warnock Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address PO Box 78 271, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Auckland Women's Centre offers a Women's Support Service, affordable counselling and massage, a women's library and a range of Community Education Courses and workshops.

Chinese Conservation Education Trust (CCET)

  • Telephone 09 303 0633
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CCET educates Auckland Chinese on all conservation and environmental protection issues through workshops, talks, activities, etc. We deliver services to all Chinese people in Auckland.

Chinese New Settlers Services Trust

  • Telephone 09 570 1188
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  • Address 20-22 Clifton Court, Panmure, Auckland 1024
  • Postal Address PO Box 14129, Panmure, Auckland 1741
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Chinese New Settlers Services Trust (CNSST) provide community based social services for the Chinese and Korean communities. Services are provided in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and English: social work support counselling services community education employment services settlement services free Chinese and Korean legal clinics holiday youth programme parenting support groups senior mutual support network

Citizens Advice Bureau Birkenhead (CAB)

  • Telephone 09 418 0032
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  • Address Birkenhead Library, 2 Rawene Rd, Birkenhead, 0622
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
CAB helps people to know and understand their rights and obligations, and how to use this information to get the best outcomes. Providing people with the confidence and support they need to take action. The service is free, confidential and independent. In simple language this means we will answer any question, or help with any problem you may have.  Although the CAB refers to “Citizens”, if you are living in New Zealand, even if it’s just for a holiday, you are a Citizen to us.  Please phone 0800 377 222 to locate your nearest CAB or visit our website https://www.cab.org.nz/find-a-cab/
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