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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Diabetes Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 622 0551
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 55 Hugo Johnston Drive, Penrose 1061
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Diabetes Youth Auckland helps young people who have diabetes to live every day bravely. Their aim is to build confidence and independence and provide inspiration for youth and their families living with diabetes. Diabetes Youth Auckland run a programme that encompasses support, education, events, and camps. They are part of the Auckland Branch of Diabetes NZ.

Diabetes Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 622 0551
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 55 Hugo Johnston Drive, Penrose 1061
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Diabetes NZ Auckland Branch encourages and educates Aucklanders to live life well. They provide support and education to those living with diabetes and those at risk of diabetes; promoting wellness and, encouraging early diabetes detection and treatment. Their mobile awareness service attends community events and locations, to inform, educate and test those most at risk of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Auckland also have support groups across Auckland that meet regularly to improve knowledge about diabetes management and provide supportive friendships.

Diabetes Self-Management Education

  • Cost of Service Free
  • 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, Auckland 0632
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
The Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) programme is a free course for people with Type 2 Diabetes. This course will teach you how to live well with diabetes through medication management, diet, exercise, avoiding complications from diabetes, and managing stress. You are encouraged to bring a support person (for example, the person who does the most cooking in your house!).Most of their courses are held as one day sessions.

Dignity Limited

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 175 9454
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 2, 26 Egmont Street, Te Aro, Wellington
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Dignity provide free period products through their two impact initiatives for people without access to these products.

Dignity Limited

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 175 9454
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 2, 26 Egmont Street, Te Aro, Wellington
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Dignity provide free period products through their two impact initiatives for people without access to these products.

Disability Connect (Parent and Family Resource Centre)

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 636 0351
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 3B Olive Road, Penrose
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Disability Connect provides direct information/advice by phone, email and face to face meetings as well as seminars and print publications.

Disability Connect (Parent and Family Resource Centre)

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 636 0351
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 3B Olive Road, Penrose
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Disability Connect provides direct information/advice by phone, email and face to face meetings as well as seminars and print publications.

Dress For Success Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 377 2762
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 01023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Dress for Success aims to provide women with the support and the tools they need to gain employment and financial independence so they can provide for their families and feel self-empowered and confident. They can help with clothing, confidence and career support.

Dress For Success Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 377 2762
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 01023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Dress for Success Auckland is dedicated to empowering women and helping them attain economic independence.

Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • 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 Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand website is designed to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information about dyslexia in New Zealand. It also provides listing information for most of the providers of dyslexia assessment and assistance (including support groups) in New Zealand.

Dyspraxia Support Group of NZInc

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 033583249
    021 246 1977
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Halswell Road, Hillmorton, Christchurch
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Dyspraxia Support Group provide support and education for all people impacted by Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD/ Developmental Dyspraxia).

Dyspraxia Support Group of NZInc

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 033583249
    021 246 1977
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Halswell Road, Hillmorton, Christchurch
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Dyspraxia Support Group provide support and education for all people impacted by Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD/ Developmental Dyspraxia).

Ease Up

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 432 738
  • 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
EaseUp is a mobile community-based service that supports youth who are experiencing challenges with their mental wellbeing and/or alcohol and other drug issues. EaseUp is made up of Peer Support Workers and Clinicians who work in partnership with the young person. The service provides holistic support to fit the needs of young person, which is delivered where the young person feels most comfortable.

Ease Up

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 432 738
  • 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
EaseUp is a mobile community-based service that supports youth who are experiencing challenges with their mental wellbeing and/or alcohol and other drug issues. EaseUp is made up of Peer Support Workers and Clinicians who work in partnership with the young person. The service provides holistic support to fit the needs of young person, which is delivered where the young person feels most comfortable.

Ease Up

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 432 738
  • 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
EaseUp is a mobile community-based service that supports youth who are experiencing challenges with their mental wellbeing and/or alcohol and other drug issues. EaseUp is made up of Peer Support Workers and Clinicians who work in partnership with the young person. The service provides holistic support to fit the needs of young person, which is delivered where the young person feels most comfortable.

EDANZ, Eating Disorders Association of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 233 269
    (09) 522 2679
  • 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
EDANZ is a charitable organisation of parents who have experience in supporting a loved one with an eating disorder. They provide support, practical advice and understanding for parents and carers so they can help their loved one recover. They also provide education and advocacy for early detection, improvements in recovery outcomes and a clear and accessible pathway to evidence based treatment. The information they provide is accurate to the best of their knowledge. However, they are not medical professionals and urge anyone concerned about health issues to seek professional advice.

EDANZ, Eating Disorders Association of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 233 269
    (09) 522 2679
  • 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
EDANZ is a charitable organisation of parents who have experience in supporting a loved one with an eating disorder. They provide support, practical advice and understanding for parents and carers so they can help their loved one recover. They also provide education and advocacy for early detection, improvements in recovery outcomes and a clear and accessible pathway to evidence based treatment. The information they provide is accurate to the best of their knowledge. However, they are not medical professionals and urge anyone concerned about health issues to seek professional advice.

Elder Abuse Response Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 326 6865
  • 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
EARS provide a free, confidential 24/7 helpline. Registered nurses will listen and advise anyone who needs information or support about elder abuse – whether they are enquiring for themself or concerned it might be happening to a friend or family member.Callers will then be referred to local elder abuse services to get the help they need.Elder abuse is any behaviour causing harm or distress to an older person by someone they should be able to trust.

Elder Abuse Response Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 326 6865
  • 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
EARS provide a free, confidential 24/7 helpline. Registered nurses will listen and advise anyone who needs information or support about elder abuse – whether they are enquiring for themself or concerned it might be happening to a friend or family member.Callers will then be referred to local elder abuse services to get the help they need.Elder abuse is any behaviour causing harm or distress to an older person by someone they should be able to trust.

Ember Employment

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 523 2791
    (09) 443 3700
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Apollo Hub: 49B Apollo Drive, Rosedale, Auckland, 0632
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Ember Employment is an employment service that supports those with mental health concerns aged 16-65 to find and retain work. Their dedicated mobile teams of employment consultants serve the greater Auckland area from their North Shore, South Auckland and Papakura Hubs providing support from Pokeno to Kaitaia.
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