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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Parent Aid Waitakere

  • Telephone 09 836 4122
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  • Address 13 Edsel Street (Family Action Building) Henderson Auckland 0612
  • Postal Address PO Box 121 385 Henderson Auckland 0650
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Providing free, caring, practical home help in times of accidents, illness, stressful situations or other emergency to persons who have the everyday care of children.

Parent Help

  • Telephone 0800 568 856 (Helpline), 04 802 5767 (Admin)
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  • Address 175 Victoria Street, Wellington 6022
  • Postal Address PO Box 11 837 Manners Street Wellington 6011
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Free parenting Helpline for parents who need support, advice and practical strategies on any parenting issue. The Helpline is anonymous, confidential and non-judgmental. Call 0800 568 856.    

Parent to Parent

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 207 2196 (Rodney)
    021 207 2196 (North Shore)
    020 401 18647 (Waitakere)
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  • Postal Address PO Box 300881, Albany, Auckland, 0752
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Parent to Parent empowers families and whanau of people with disabilities or health impairments through support parent connections, personalised information packs, parent training courses and sibling support programmes. Caring for a family member who has a disability is an experience that few families anticipate or plan for. Parent to Parent is here to support families to create good everyday lives.

Parent to Parent

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 207 2196 (Rodney)
    021 207 2196 (North Shore)
    020 401 18647 (Waitakere)
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  • Postal Address PO Box 300881, Albany, Auckland, 0752
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Parent to Parent empowers families and whanau of people with disabilities or health impairments through support parent connections, personalised information packs, parent training courses and sibling support programmes. Caring for a family member who has a disability is an experience that few families anticipate or plan for. Parent to Parent is here to support families to create good everyday lives.

Parenting Place

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost, Other
  • Cost of Service - Other

    Parenting Place have a range of free resources available on our website, as well as parenting courses and family coaching available for a fee. We never want cost to be a barrier to accessing our services, so please feel free to get in touch if payment would be a barrier to accessing our services.

  • Telephone 09 524 0025
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  • Address 300 Great South Road Greenlane Auckland 1051
  • Postal Address PO Box 37708, Parnell, Auckland 1151
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Parenting Place seeks to enhance the lives of families and young people, by encouraging and strengthening parents with parenting programmes that make a difference while being accessible, fun and inspiring. The six week Toolbox parenting course is available nationally for a fee. There are four Toolbox courses to choose from - Baby and Toddler Years (0-4), Primary Years (5-9), Teenage Years (13-18) and Building Awesome Whanau (0-12). They also have a range of free resources available on their website.

Parents Centre New Zealand Inc.

  • Telephone 09 483 9834 (North Shore), 0210 882 9339 (Rodney) or 09 837 8481 (Waitakere)
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  • Postal Address PO Box 584, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 0943 (Rodney)
    PO Box 83 192, Edmonton, Waitakere, Auckland 0610 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provides one of the largest parenting networks and associated infrastructure to support parents and their children aged 0-6. The primary provider of Ante-natal Education and childbirth support in the community. Offering ante-natal, post-natal, toddler and the STEP parents courses, support groups and friendship for parents.

Parkinson's NZ

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 473 4636
    04 801 8850
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  • Postal Address PO Box 11067, Manners Street, Wellington 6142
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
TParkinson's New Zealand offers information, education and professional support to people living with Parkinson’s and Parkinsonism conditions, their families, carers and health professionals. Parkinson’s New Zealand also has support groups for members for sharing their coping strategies, experiences, and is a chance to establish social networks.

Pasifika Education Centre

  • Telephone 09 260 4042
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Promotes life long learning for Pacific people in the Adult and Community Education (ACE) sector. Facilitates the provision of: - Initiatives and programmes to retain Pacific culture - Promoting the use of Pacific languages - Publishing Pacific resources - Free evening classes for six Pacific languages - Information and resources on Pacific matters - Advocacy for educational success and the preservation of Pacific cultural heritage

Pathways

  • Telephone 09 261 3401
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  • Postal Address PO Box 76536 Manukau, Auckland 2241
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Pathways is New Zealand's leading national provider of community-based mental health and wellness services. Pathways provides a range of support services around housing, practical daily living, employment and being healthy. We help people with experience of mental illness to live well in the communities of their choice.

Pathways

  • Telephone 09 261 3401
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  • Postal Address PO Box 76536 Manukau, Auckland 2241
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Pathways is New Zealand's leading national provider of community-based mental health and wellness services. Pathways provides a range of support services around housing, practical daily living, employment and being healthy. We help people with experience of mental illness to live well in the communities of their choice.

PHAB Association

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 488 7490
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  • Address 8 Auburn Street, Takapuna, North Shore 0622
  • Postal Address PO Box 33 698, Takapuna 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
PHAB actively promotes positive integration between people with and without physical disabilities. PHAB holds weekly social clubs throughout the Auckland region as well as events and leadership training. PHAB has a fully accessible youth centre in Takapuna.

Pillars Inc.

  • Telephone 0508 745527
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  • Address 6A Jack Conway Drive, Manukau 2104
  • Postal Address PO Box 97-212 Manukau Auckland 2241
  • Regions Served Other Auckland areas
Overview
Supporting children who have a parent in prison.

Playschool Education

  • Telephone 09 478 4990 or 021 105 9576
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  • Address 112 Bush Road, Level 1, Albany
  • Postal Address PO Box 180029, Royal Heights, Auckland 0656
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Playschool Education is an organisation that provides support and educational learning for  “Educators” whether they are - Nannies, Au Pairs,  Grandparents, Aunties or Uncle’s – or even family friends  looking after your child/ children at home!  Playschool Education’s Programme Co-ordinator’s ( Qualified teachers ) help support your child/children by  planning  and implementing  goals to suit each child’s individual educational needs in accordance with Educators! Our programme is unique and personalised and will provide your child/ children with an education programme that meets their individual needs and requirements at home.

Police

  • Telephone 111 (Emergency), 105 (non-emergency) 09 839 0600 (Waitakere)
    09 477 5000 (North Shore) or 09 426 4555 (Rodney)
  • Address 52 Parkway Dr, Rosedale, Auckland 0622 (North Shore)
    4 Riverside Road, Orewa, Auckland 0931 (Rodney)
    7 Buscombe Ave, Henderson, Auckland 0610 (Waitakere)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 102 912 North Shore Mail Centre 0745 (North Shore)
    PO Box 50, Orewa, Auckland 0946 (Rodney)
    PO Box 21 162, Henderson, Waitakere, Auckland 0650 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety. Provide 24 hour service, 365 days a year Involved in crime prevention as well as responding to crime Support and rehabilitate victims Increase people's personal safety Keep community free from intimidation, civil disturbance, and unreasonable annoyance Reduce risk of property theft/loss/damage

Positive Women Incorporated

  • Telephone 0800 769 848 or 09 303 0094
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  • Address Level 1, 35 Hargreaves Street, St Mary’s Bay, Auckland 1011
  • Postal Address PO Box 56076 Dominion Road Auckland 1446
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Positive Women Inc. is a support organisation for women and families in NZ living with and affected by HIV or AIDS. We raise awareness of HIV and AIDS in the community through educational programmes with a focus on prevention and de-stigmatisation.

Pregnancy Counselling (Youthline Charitable Trust)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 361 4162
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  • Address 13 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Pregnancy Counselling (Youthline Charitable Trust) provides pregnancy counselling: impartial face-to-face counselling for young people between the ages of 12-24. Call between 9am and 5pm Mon-Fri.

Pregnancy Counselling (Youthline Charitable Trust)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 361 4162
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  • Address 13 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Pregnancy Counselling (Youthline Charitable Trust) provides pregnancy counselling: impartial face-to-face counselling for young people between the ages of 12-24. Call between 9am and 5pm Mon-Fri.

Pregnancy Help Inc.

  • Telephone 09 373 2599
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  • Address Level 3, 33 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Pregnancy Help is a charitable non-profit organisation that was founded in 1975 in Auckland.  We provide confidential practical and emotional support to all pregnant women and their families irrespective of their eligibility status.  Our free services include a pregnancy test, counselling/friendly support, referral and practical assistance. 

Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF)

  • Telephone 0800 664 262 or 0800 862 342 (Asian Services)
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  • Address Takapuna Citizens Advice Bureau Community Services Building, 7 The Strand Takapuna, 0622 (Takapuna/Fri only)
    Henderson Citizens Advice Bureau 11 Trading Place Henderson, 0612 (Waitakere/Mon & Thurs only)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) is the largest single treatment provider for problem gambling in Australasia. Qualified counsellors provide free and confidential counselling for gamblers and others affected by gambling. PGF also has dedicated Asian and Pasifika teams. A public health team work on problem gambling issues in the community.

Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF)

  • Telephone 0800 664 262 or 0800 862 342 (Asian Services)
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Takapuna Citizens Advice Bureau Community Services Building, 7 The Strand Takapuna, 0622 (Takapuna/Fri only)
    Henderson Citizens Advice Bureau 11 Trading Place Henderson, 0612 (Waitakere/Mon & Thurs only)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) is the largest single treatment provider for problem gambling in Australasia. Qualified counsellors provide free and confidential counselling for gamblers and others affected by gambling. PGF also has dedicated Asian and Pasifika teams. A public health team work on problem gambling issues in the community.
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