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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Community Waitakere Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 838 7903
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Community Waitakere is dedicated to achieving the vision of a sustainable Waitakere with thriving connected communities. Community Waitakere provides support to social welfare and community organisations within Waitakere; advocating, facilitating, informing, forging networks and working in collaborative partnerships. Find out more at: www.communitywaitakere.org.nz

Comprehensive Care

  • Cost of Service Free, Other
  • Telephone (09) 415 1091
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 42 Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Comprehensive Care provide services to:• Help people manage Diabetes (free)• Provide support to stop smoking• Counselling to help with a range of anxiety and depression problemsOne-to-one and group sessions are available.Staff speak a range of languages including English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and Korean. Interpreters may be available for speakers of other languages.

Connected

Overview
Connected makes it easier to explore jobs, study, training or business support. The service helps a wide range of New Zealanders find the advice and support they need, including businesses, people looking for help to find a job or who are worried about keeping the one they have, and those looking for study and training advice and opportunities.Connected provides support and information on:• Finding a job• Study and training options, including support for apprenticeships• Careers advice• Finding staff• Business support

Copy of The Selwyn Foundation - Swanson Centre

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 833 9803
  • Address St Mark's Anglican Church 705 Swanson Rd, Swanson
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Hosted by the Anglican Church in parishes across the country, in association with The Selwyn Foundation, Selwyn Centres offer social activities, gentle exercise, a varied events programme, laughter and fun, morning (or afternoon) tea, and practical advice. The small charge to attend their centres goes towards refreshments, activities and running costs. Some centres also offer lunch or transport (for a small additional fee or donation).

Court Services for Victims

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone [Rodney]
    0800 650 654
    [North Shore]
    0800 650 654
    [Waitakere]
    0800 650 654
  • Email [Rodney]
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    [North Shore]
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    [Waitakere]
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  • Address [Rodney]
    c/o - North Shore District Court
    [North Shore]
    North Shore District Court, Corner Don Mckinnon Drive & Corinthian Drive
    [Waitakere]
    Waitakere District Court, 9-11 Ratanui Street, Henderson, Auckland 0612
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
All victims of crime have rights about how they are treated and the information they can receive. You can talk to someone on the 24/7 Victims Information Line on 0800 650 654 about what you can expect.A Victim Advisor is employed in the court to provide information to victims of criminal offences and to support them with their cases through the court.

Court Services for Victims

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone [Rodney]
    0800 650 654
    [North Shore]
    0800 650 654
    [Waitakere]
    0800 650 654
  • Email [Rodney]
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    [North Shore]
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    [Waitakere]
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  • Address [Rodney]
    c/o - North Shore District Court
    [North Shore]
    North Shore District Court, Corner Don Mckinnon Drive & Corinthian Drive
    [Waitakere]
    Waitakere District Court, 9-11 Ratanui Street, Henderson, Auckland 0612
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
All victims of crime have rights about how they are treated and the information they can receive. You can talk to someone on the 24/7 Victims Information Line on 0800 650 654 about what you can expect.A Victim Advisor is employed in the court to provide information to victims of criminal offences and to support them with their cases through the court.

Crescendo

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 021 076 1182
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1975 Great North Road
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Empowering rangatahi (age 15-24) with further education and vocational pathways in the music, radio and sound industries as well as wellbeing resources and toolkits to lead resilient lives in any industry.

Crimestoppers

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 555 111
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Crimestoppers is an anonymous line to Police for reporting any suspected crime other than emergencies.

Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 651 122
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 64 Grafton Road, Auckland 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand provide information and support for people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families. A Family Support Co-ordinator is available for home, hospital or office visits. They also provide regular meetings for education and patient contact.

Dayspring Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 827 6321
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Seabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere
Overview
Dayspring has been working with vulnerable families for over 30 years and has a long history of positive involvement with mothers and their babies who are living with post-natal depression or an ongoing mental illness.They have first hand experience of the impact mental illness has on the mother/baby bonding processes. Services and programmes are designed to support women and their families.They offer maternal mental health community support, counselling, lifestyle and parenting programmes including craft, sewing, exercise. Creche available.

Dayspring Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 827 6321
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Seabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere
Overview
Dayspring has been working with vulnerable families for over 30 years and has a long history of positive involvement with mothers and their babies who are living with post-natal depression or an ongoing mental illness.They have first hand experience of the impact mental illness has on the mother/baby bonding processes. Services and programmes are designed to support women and their families.They offer maternal mental health community support, counselling, lifestyle and parenting programmes including craft, sewing, exercise. Creche available.

De Paul House

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 480 5959
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 92/96 Onewa Road, Auckland 0627
  • Regions Served North Shore, Other Auckland areas
Overview
De Paul House provides housing and support services for those most vulnerable in their community, focusing on families with dependent children. De Paul House:• Provide transitional housing accommodation for families, focusing on those families with low income and dependent children• Offer social work advocacy• Provide Family support services such as second-hand clothing and household goods• Host practical courses in their learning centre• Have an early childhood centreTo be eligible for services clients must have dependent children, NZ residency or Permanent residence for 2 yrs plus. Entry to all services is based on a needs assessment.

De Paul House

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 480 5959
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 92/96 Onewa Road, Auckland 0627
  • Regions Served North Shore, Other Auckland areas
Overview
De Paul House provides housing and support services for those most vulnerable in their community, focusing on families with dependent children. De Paul House:• Provide transitional housing accommodation for families, focusing on those families with low income and dependent children• Offer social work advocacy• Provide Family support services such as second-hand clothing and household goods• Host practical courses in their learning centre• Have an early childhood centreTo be eligible for services clients must have dependent children, NZ residency or Permanent residence for 2 yrs plus. Entry to all services is based on a needs assessment.

Deaf Aotearoa Holdings Ltd

  • Cost of Service Free, Other
  • Telephone 0800 332 322
  • 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
Deaf Aotearoa provides nationwide services to the NZ Deaf community:• First Signs: NZSL access & language development for families of deaf children aged 0-5• Youth: Developing Deaf identities, leadership skills, youth internship programme• Employment: Transition programme, job seeking support, job retention & upskill support.• Hauora: Needs assessment, assistive equipment, information & advice• iSign: NZSL interpreting services. Interpreters may incur a cost in some circumstances• Adult Community Education: courses for the Deaf community & NZSL deaf awareness courses for organisations

Debt Gambling Helpline

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 654 658
  • 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
The Debt Gambling Helpline is a 24 hour, freephone helpline for those worried about gambling or the gambling of others. You can call them to receive immediate support, to be referred to another gambling support organisation, or for information services for problem gambling. Their experienced financial counsellors are trained to work with you around gambling problems and gambling debt.

Dementia Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 0800 433 636
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 4, Suite 5, 58 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Dementia Auckland enables all people affected by dementia to live their best lives by providing the information and support they need to reduce stress and anxiety, build resilience, wellbeing, understanding and acceptance.They offer:• Information and resources• 1:1 Keyworker support• Support Groups for carers and families• Living Well Groups for people living with dementia• Advice on navigating the health system

Depression Helpline

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 111 757
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Call the Depression Helpline to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask a question.This Depression Helpline and website is part of the National Depression Initiative which aims to help New Zealanders recognise and understand depression and anxiety; reducing the impact that depression and anxiety have on the lives of New Zealanders by encouraging early recognition and help-seeking.

Depression Helpline

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 111 757
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Call the Depression Helpline to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask a question.This Depression Helpline and website is part of the National Depression Initiative which aims to help New Zealanders recognise and understand depression and anxiety; reducing the impact that depression and anxiety have on the lives of New Zealanders by encouraging early recognition and help-seeking.

Depression Helpline

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 111 757
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Call the Depression Helpline to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask a question.This Depression Helpline and website is part of the National Depression Initiative which aims to help New Zealanders recognise and understand depression and anxiety; reducing the impact that depression and anxiety have on the lives of New Zealanders by encouraging early recognition and help-seeking.

Devonport Community House

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 445 3068
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 32 Clarence St, Devonport
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
The Devonport Community House is a safe and supportive environment where people can come to meet new friends, try new things, learn, share, contribute and participate.They provide accessible, affordable facilities and have a wide and diverse range of programmes, workshops and opportunities on offer: • Room hire: hall, counselling, art, kitchen, mezzanine at community rates• Activities for all ages e.g tai chi, pilates, dance, art etc• After School Care and Holiday Programme• Creche
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