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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Ministry of Education

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (04) 463 8000
  • 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 of Education provides information on studying in New Zealand, including contacts for English language institutions, colleges and universities.

Miscarriage Support

Overview
Miscarriage Support provide:• A Facebook Group which is a safe haven for women to talk about their loss/losses. Women are allowed to post about anything regarding to miscarriages, TTC, fertility and rainbows. • Information and resources via their comprehensive website • Miscarriage Counselling (this does incur a cost)

Mixit

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 838 3095
    021 255 7937
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mount Lebanon Lane, Henderson
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Mixit is a creative project for young people from refugee backgrounds mixing it up with migrants and locals. It helps increase confidence, self-expression and communication skills. The creative disciplines used are performing arts based and include dance, drama, music and aerial circus. Mixit regularly performs & runs open courses, which don't require previous experience but do need willingness to turn up regularly. Mixit runs creative workshops every Saturday of the school term 2-4:30pm. Mixers come from all over the greater Auckland area. Support with transport is available for those outside of the Western suburbs.

Mixit

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 838 3095
    021 255 7937
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mount Lebanon Lane, Henderson
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Mixit is a creative project for young people from refugee backgrounds mixing it up with migrants and locals. It helps increase confidence, self-expression and communication skills. The creative disciplines used are performing arts based and include dance, drama, music and aerial circus. Mixit regularly performs & runs open courses, which don't require previous experience but do need willingness to turn up regularly. Mixit runs creative workshops every Saturday of the school term 2-4:30pm. Mixers come from all over the greater Auckland area. Support with transport is available for those outside of the Western suburbs.

MOKO Services

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone [North Shore]
    (09) 822 8557
    [Waitakere]
    (09) 822 8557
  • Address [North Shore]
    Lower Ground Floor, 44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna, Auckland
    [Waitakere]
    33 - 37 Paramount Drive, Henderson, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Moko Services provide clinical mental health services with a Māori kaupapa (cultural values and concepts) approach to tangata whai i te ora who reside within the Waitematā DHB catchment area.

MOKO Services

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone [North Shore]
    (09) 822 8557
    [Waitakere]
    (09) 822 8557
  • Address [North Shore]
    Lower Ground Floor, 44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna, Auckland
    [Waitakere]
    33 - 37 Paramount Drive, Henderson, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Moko Services provide clinical mental health services with a Māori kaupapa (cultural values and concepts) approach to tangata whai i te ora who reside within the Waitematā DHB catchment area.

Money Talks

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 345 123
  • 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
Money Talks connect people and whānau with their local foodbanks, help them find their way through Work and Income processes and entitlements and support people to manage their money. Anybody can get in touch with the MoneyTalks team if they need help with day-to-day money matters like budgeting and debt management. It’s free!

Mother of Divine Mercy Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 820 0453
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Overview
Mother of Divine Mercy offer Auckland-based wrap around support services including:• Advocacy, information and support when dealing with Police, lawyers, court, WINZ and other government agencies• Referrals to counsellors, doctors, lawyers and other support service• A Safe House Shelter • Free counselling• Education & awareness services and programmes• Culturally responsive support led by Pan – Pacific approaches

Mother of Divine Mercy Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 820 0453
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Overview
Mother of Divine Mercy offer Auckland-based wrap around support services including:• Advocacy, information and support when dealing with Police, lawyers, court, WINZ and other government agencies• Referrals to counsellors, doctors, lawyers and other support service• A Safe House Shelter • Free counselling• Education & awareness services and programmes• Culturally responsive support led by Pan – Pacific approaches

MS Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 845 5921
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Takapuna Community Services Building Level 2, 5-7 The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland 0622
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
MS Auckland is a not-for-profit organisation which provides information, advocacy, and services for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis.Services include:• Community Advisor Services • Support Groups• Hydrotherapy• Wellness Programmes• Peer Support ProgrammeThe MS Auckland mission is to reduce the impact of MS in the community and empower people with MS to thrive in their daily lives.

MSL Training

  • Cost of Service Free, Other
  • Telephone [North Shore]
    0800 100 032
    [Waitakere]
    0800 224 438
  • Email [North Shore]
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    [Waitakere]
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  • Address [North Shore]
    28 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland
    [Waitakere]
    20 Alderman Drive, Henderson, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
MSL Training provides:• English classes (Takapuna & Botany only)All English classes are free if you are over 16 and are either a NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee• Supported Learning Programmes (Provided at all campuses). These courses are free if you fit the eligibility criteria.

MSL Training

  • Cost of Service Free, Other
  • Telephone [North Shore]
    0800 100 032
    [Waitakere]
    0800 224 438
  • Email [North Shore]
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    [Waitakere]
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  • Address [North Shore]
    28 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland
    [Waitakere]
    20 Alderman Drive, Henderson, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
MSL Training provides:• English classes (Takapuna & Botany only)All English classes are free if you are over 16 and are either a NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee.• Supported Learning Programmes (Provided at all campuses). These courses are free if you fit the eligibility criteria.

Mt Tabor Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 420 9701
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 20A Garfield Road Helensville 0800
  • Regions Served Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Mt Tabor Trust provides community housing to people with intellectual, ASD or sensory disabilities to encourage independence, values, responsibilities and awareness of individual and community choices.Referral required.

Muscular Dystrophy Association of New Zealand (MDANZ)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 636 787
  • 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 Muscular Dystrophy Association of NZ (MDANZ) provides: free information, support, advocacy and social contacts for people with neuromuscular conditions and their families/whanau and health professionals.

Music Helps

Overview
The MusicHelps Wellbeing Service is a 24/7 online, on the phone (tollfree 0508MUSICHELPS) and in-person counselling service fully funded by MusicHelps and provided free of charge to those that make live or recorded music possible or who work in the arts in Aotearoa.Composer, songwriter or performer, manager or crew, production or backroom person, corporate or retail worker, actor, comedian, dancer or someone who works front or back of house in the arts: their Wellbeing Service is available to you.

Narcotics Anonymous

Overview
A recovery programme offering support and hope for those with a desire to stop using drugs/alcohol. While not personally responsible for having the disease of addiction, people with addictions are responsible for their own recovery. Choose recovery-by attending meetings, working the 12 Steps, finding a sponsor, helping other addicts get and stay clean, and by reading and studying NA literature.

National Foundation for the Deaf (NFD)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 307 2922
    0800 867 446
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 149-155 Parnell Road
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Foundation gives practical support to thousands of people around New Zealand, on every kind of hearing issue ‚ from how to get financial help for hearing aids to problems requiring diagnosis, letters and referrals. NFD also puts people in contact with and works alongside its member organisations, government departments, and agencies.Check out NFD's website for information about the Silent Leadership Challenge!

National Foundation for the Deaf (NFD)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 307 2922
    0800 867 446
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 149-155 Parnell Road
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Foundation gives practical support to thousands of people around New Zealand, on every kind of hearing issue ‚ from how to get financial help for hearing aids to problems requiring diagnosis, letters and referrals. NFD also puts people in contact with and works alongside its member organisations, government departments, and agencies.Check out NFD's website for information about the Silent Leadership Challenge!

Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 555 050
  • 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 Health & Disability Advocacy Service can help you with your concerns about a provider or service.Their advocates are independent of all health and disability service providers and agencies and can:• Help you understand your rights when using health or disability services• Listen to your concerns• Talk through your options• Help you to formulate your complaint and make a complaint• Support you while you resolve your issue.

Naval Community Organisation (NCO)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 628 94357
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
The Naval Community Organisation brings together the functions that contribute towards the wellbeing of the naval community. In this context the naval community is considered to include all service members, their families, naval civilian employees, reservists and sometimes the local Devonport community.
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