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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

ME/CFS Support Auckland Inc. (ME Auckland)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 632 553
    020 407 7891
  • 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
ME Auckland is a charity that provides free assistance to Aucklanders, their carers, family and others in the community affected by: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME); Fibromyalgia (FM); Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVS/S) including Long COVID; Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS); Orthostatic Intolerance (OI); and related illnesses, that can include MCAS and EDS. They offer information, resources and support, by phone or visit, with their Client Support Coordinator, including: symptom management, accessing medical support ; advice regarding W&I benefits and entitlements.

Meadowood Community House

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 021 251 9949
    027 523 4001
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 55 Meadowood Drive, Unsworth Heights, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Meadowood Community House provides:• Different classes and courses• Playgroups and creche• Room hireage for group meetings, workshops, private functions, cultural events, etc• After school care• Holiday programme

Melanoma NZ

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 463 526
    (09) 449 2342
  • 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
Melanoma NZ aims to to prevent avoidable deaths and suffering from melanoma.If you or your whānau are concerned about a possible melanoma (skin cancer) or are dealing with a diagnosis of melanoma, please get in touch. Their nurse can answer your questions, help to explain terminology, and provide you with support and contacts for other services. Or visit Melanoma NZ’s website for more information about melanoma prevention and skin checks.

Mental Health Crisis Services

Overview
If you’re worried someone may be suicidal and you're concerned about their immediate safety, call your local mental health crisis assessment team.

Mental Health Crisis Services

Overview
If you’re worried someone may be suicidal and you're concerned about their immediate safety, call your local mental health crisis assessment team.

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 623 4812
  • 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 Mental Health Foundation specialises in mental health promotion to all, with a focus on the provision of information & publication of resources. Topics include: • Depression awareness• Youth mental health promotion• Suicide prevention• Social inclusion• Tangata whaiora issues• Older peoples' mental health• Workplace mental health

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 623 4812
  • 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
Suicide prevention is a core part of the Mental Health Foundation’s work. They are committed to playing a strong role in achieving the goals of Every life matters – He tapu te Oranga oa ia tanagata – the Suicide Prevention Strategy 2019–2029 and Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2019–2024 for Aotearoa New Zealand. They believe all our work toward creating an Aotearoa where everyone enjoys good mental health and wellbeing is ultimately work that prevents suicide.

Mental Health Services - Adult

Overview
Providing services for adults (18-65 years) who are acutely unwell or in crisis, or have an on-going or recurring mental illness, or short term but significant mental health problem.•Community based care providing outpatient appointments• Inpatient care (Emergency/crisis assessment 24/7)• Alternatives to admission (crisis respite care and home based crisis support)• Access to specialist ongoing rehabilitation and extended care residential facilities (residential support needs provided by NGO, clinical needs met by WDHB)

Mental Health Services for Older Adults (MHSOA)

Overview
MHSOA rovides mental health assistance for people over 65 years of age in both an inpatient and community setting. MHSOA provides assessment, treatment and support to service users who: -Develop new psychiatric disorders in late life -Have psychiatric complications of a physical illness associated with ageing.The MHSOA Sub-acute Treatment and Rehabilitation (STaR) Team aims to support and enhance existing community care options for older people with a diagnosis of functional mental health disorder who require an intensive, flexible and mobile community-based service to maximise recovery and minimise disability.

Mental Health Services for Older Adults (MHSOA)

Overview
MHSOA rovides mental health assistance for people over 65 years of age in both an inpatient and community setting. MHSOA provides assessment, treatment and support to service users who: -Develop new psychiatric disorders in late life -Have psychiatric complications of a physical illness associated with ageing.The MHSOA Sub-acute Treatment and Rehabilitation (STaR) Team aims to support and enhance existing community care options for older people with a diagnosis of functional mental health disorder who require an intensive, flexible and mobile community-based service to maximise recovery and minimise disability.

Menzshed New Zealand Inc.

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone [Rodney]
    09 425 5613
    [North Shore]
    09 442 2145
    [Waitakere]
    027 516 6415
  • Email [Rodney]
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    [Waitakere]
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  • Address [Rodney]
    Men's Shed Warkworth
    [North Shore]
    North Shore Men's Shed
    [Waitakere]
    Massey Community Men's Shed
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
A men’s shed brings men together in one community space to share their skills, have a laugh, and work on practical tasks individually (personal projects) or as a group (for the shed or community). Its also a great place to foster friendships and learn new skills.

Menzshed New Zealand Inc.

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone [Rodney]
    09 425 5613
    [North Shore]
    09 442 2145
    [Waitakere]
    027 516 6415
  • Email [Rodney]
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    [North Shore]
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    [Waitakere]
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  • Address [Rodney]
    Men's Shed Warkworth
    [North Shore]
    North Shore Men's Shed
    [Waitakere]
    Massey Community Men's Shed
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
A men’s shed brings men together in one community space to share their skills, have a laugh, and work on practical tasks individually (personal projects) or as a group (for the shed or community). Its also a great place to foster friendships and learn new skills.

Meth Help Counselling Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 6384 4357
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Meth Help Counselling Service is accessible via their free helpline (0800 METH HELP), Monday - Friday. Give them a call to talk confidentially about a meth or P related issue or problem. You can get:• Advice on how to be safer when using meth• Self-help material for people who use meth• A follow-up service where calls are arranged in advance at a time that suits• Brief but involved help with cutting down/stopping• Assistance with finding & getting treatment• Support to people waiting for face-to-face counselling• Support for whānau & friends of someone using meth.

Migrant Action Trust (MAT)

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 027 229 3502
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 22 Taumata Road, Sandringham, Auckland 1025
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Migrant Action Trust supports the successful settlement of migrants and former refugees by providing employment-readiness workshops, mentoring and voluntary work experience opportunities.

Migrant Action Trust (MAT)

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 027 229 3502
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 22 Taumata Road, Sandringham, Auckland 1025
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Migrant Action Trust supports the successful settlement of migrants and former refugees by providing employment-readiness workshops, mentoring and voluntary work experience opportunities.

Migrant News NZ

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 027 495 8477
  • 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 only mulitcultural newspaper for English speaking migrants in Auckland featuring education, immigration, settlement information and other news stories.

Migration Programmes (New Zealand Red Cross)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 262 0942
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 33 Lambie Dr, Manukau, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Initial resettlement agency for quota refugees only, with on-going home-based social work support. Pathways to settlement and pathways to employment.

Mind and Body Consultants Ltd

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 630 5909
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 103A Richardson Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Mind and Body offers Peer Support Services. Peer support workers work with peers supporting them on their recovery journey and helping to promote their autonomy. Mind and Body defines recovery as living the life the peer wants, in the presence or absence of mental distress. They see no reason why mental distress should mean isolation from the rest of the world.

Mind and Body Consultants Ltd

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 630 5909
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 103A Richardson Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Mind and Body offers Peer Support Services. Pee support workers work with peers supporting them on their recovery journey and helping to promote their autonomy. Mind and Body defines recovery as living the life the peer wants, in the presence or absence of mental distress. They see no reason why mental distress should mean isolation from the rest of the world.

Ministry for Ethnic Communities

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 656 656
  • 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 Ministry for Ethnic Communities is chief advisor to the Government on ethnic diversity and the inclusion of ethnic communities in wider society.They provide information, advice and services to, and for, ethnic communities in New Zealand and administer funds to support community development and social cohesion.
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