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Directory of Support Services

Directory of Support Services

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
  • Postal Address PO Box 36312, Northcote, Auckland 0748
  • Regions Served North Shore, Other Auckland areas
Overview
De Paul House provides transitional housing accommodation for families, in particular focusing on those families with low income. We offer social work advocacy and family support services such as secondhand clothing and household goods. We also host practical courses in our learning centre and have an early childhood centre. To 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
  • Cost of Service - Other Deaf Aotearoa Services are free, however, iSign interpreters may incur a cost.
  • Telephone 0800 332 322
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 15 770, New Lynn, Auckland 0640
  • 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.

Deaf Education New Zealand

  • Telephone 0800 332 369
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 3 Archibald Road, Kelston, Waikatere,0602
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93008, New Lynn, Waitakere 0640
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A residential special school for Deaf children, also a training centre focusing on issues pertaining to Deafness. Specialist teaching and resource services (including counselling) are available to deaf or hard of hearing pre-schoolers to transition aged students and their families, living from Turangi to North Cape. Kelston Deaf Education Centre and staff maintain a close association with the Deaf community.

Dementia Auckland

  • Telephone 09 622 4230
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 4, 5/58 Surrey Cres, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address PO Box 5132, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141
  • FAX 09 636 0540
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Our vision is to inspire people to live well with dementia. As a key player in the dementia journey, Dementia Auckland supports people with dementia and their family/whanau through a range of services across the greater Auckland region. We believe that with the most up to date support programmes, improved environments, and connections to community, people affected by dementia can continue to live an enriching and enjoyable life. Help us make a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia today. Mate Hinengaro o Tamaki Makaurau, he whakaohoho ake ana i te hunga kua pa ana ki te wareware kia pai ia RA.

Department of Labour

  • Telephone 0800 209 020
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 90172, Auckland, 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provides information, services and support regarding a variety of employment aspects.

Depression Helpline

  • Telephone 0800 111 757
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
The Depression Helpline, Depression.org.nz, the Journal, and Lowdown are all services of the National Depression Initiative which aims to reduce the impact of depression on the lives of New Zealanders by aiding early recognition, appropriate treatment, and recovery. It is part of the Government's commitment to addressing suicide prevention, and improving the mental health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

Devonport Community House

  • 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 provides a framework for the organisation of activities and facilities to promote the overall wellbeing and enjoyment of the community of Devonport. 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

Diabetes NZ Auckland Branch

  • 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
  • Postal Address PO Box 13578, Onehunga 1643
  • 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 NZ Auckland Branch

  • 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
  • Postal Address PO Box 13578, Onehunga 1643
  • 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 Self-Management Education@ Comprehensive care PHO

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 415 1091
    09 448 0019
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 42 Tawa Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632
  • Postal Address PO Box 302 163, North Harbour, Auckland 0751
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
This FREE information workshop is for people with type 2 diabetes and their whanau/support persons. The day covers: What is diabetes and how to reduce/ avoid long term problems, new medications, support with being active, understanding blood results, and foot care. we have a dietitian to talk about food choices (fats, sugars, salt, carbs), helping with setting health goals, how to do Label Reading, with FREE individual dietitian appointments in the WDHB area. Please contact us for further info.

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 info/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 info/advice by phone, email and face to face meetings as well as seminars and print publications.

Discovery Foundation

  • Telephone 09 376 8267
  • 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 Discovery Foundation exists to give young people the skills, tools and strategies that enable them to get the best out of life and to deal effectively with life’s challenges. The Discovery programmes are designed to promote self-esteem and to encourage young people to reach their full potential.

Discovery Foundation

  • Telephone 09 376 8267
  • 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 Discovery Foundation exists to give young people the skills, tools and strategies that enable them to get the best out of life and to deal effectively with life’s challenges. The Discovery programmes are designed to promote self-esteem and to encourage young people to reach their full potential.

Discovery Foundation

  • Telephone 09 376 8267
  • 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 Discovery Foundation exists to give young people the skills, tools and strategies that enable them to get the best out of life and to deal effectively with life’s challenges. The Discovery programmes are designed to promote self-esteem and to encourage young people to reach their full potential.

Dress For Success Auckland

  • Cost of Service Other
  • Cost of Service - Other

    Dress for Success Auckland is dedicated to empowering women and helping them attain economic independence. We provide professional clothing, styling, confidence and career advice as well as ongoing professional networking and a Career Centre programme to over 1,300 women each year in the local community.

  • Telephone 09 377 2762
    021 487 072
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton
  • Postal Address PO Box 8555, Symonds Street, Auckland 1024
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
We aim 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. We can help with clothing, confidence and career support. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/dfsaklnewzealand/>  

Dress For Success Auckland

  • Cost of Service Other
  • Cost of Service - Other

    Dress for Success Auckland is dedicated to empowering women and helping them attain economic independence. We provide professional clothing, styling, confidence and career advice as well as ongoing professional networking and a Career Centre programme to over 1,300 women each year in the local community.

  • Telephone 09 377 2762
    021 487 072
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton
  • Postal Address PO Box 8555, Symonds Street, Auckland 1024
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Dress for Success Auckland is dedicated to empowering women and helping them attain economic independence.  

Dyspraxia Support Group of NZInc

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 03 358 3249 or 021 246 1977
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 53 Kendall Avenue, Christchurch
  • Postal Address PO Box 20292 Bishopdale 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 03 358 3249 or 021 246 1977
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 53 Kendall Avenue, Christchurch
  • Postal Address PO Box 20292 Bishopdale 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.

ECPAT Child Alert NZ

  • Telephone 09 376 5252 or 021 125 2960
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 8 Ratanui Street Henderson
  • Postal Address PO Box 41 264 St Lukes Auckland 1026
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Vision A world that no longer tolerates the sexual exploitation of children Mission Child Alert (ECPAT NZ) coordinates and participates in collaborative national and international programmed to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights and have security from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation. Values Respectful approaches mindful of the dignity of every individual. The rights of children is central Honesty, transparency and accountability Fair and equitable relationships The WHY: Children have Rights The inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. • All children have the right of spirit of peace, dignity, tolerance, freedom, equality and solidarity • All children have the right to protection from abuse and exploitation • One of the most abhorrent and despicable forms of abuse and exploitation is the buying and selling of children for sexual purposes
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