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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

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. for more information please visit www.asianfamilyservices.nz

Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 477 678
  • 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
Holistic support services and information resources for men, their family and whanau, and health professionals. Via a toll-free information line 0800 477 678 trained support operators provide personalised support or referral to trusted providers for other needs. Extensive network of volunteer-led support, incl. Rainbow Blue LGBTQ peer-to-peer support and Online Support Forum. Free counselling service for those experiencing emotional distress, and a Welfare Grants Fund to assist those experiencing hardship related to treatment, such as transport or accommodation.

Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 477 678
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Holistic support and resources for men, their family and whanau. Via a toll-free information line 0800 477 678 trained support operators provide personalised support or referral to trusted providers for other needs. Extensive network of volunteer-led support includes Rainbow Blue LGBTQ peer-to-peer support and Online Support Forum. A free counselling service is also available for those experiencing emotional distress, and a Welfare Grants Fund to assist individuals or whanau experiencing hardship related to treatment, such as transport or accommodation.

RainbowYOUTH

  • Telephone 09 376 4155
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  • Address Level 1, 11 Edinburgh Street, Auckland Central 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
RainbowYOUTH (est.1989) is a charitable organisation dedicated to helping young queer and gender diverse (LGBTIQ) people up to the ages of 27, as well as their wider communities.

RainbowYOUTH

  • Telephone 09 376 4155
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  • Address Level 1, 11 Edinburgh Street, Auckland Central 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
RainbowYOUTH (est.1989) is a charitable organisation dedicated to helping young queer and gender diverse (LGBTIQ) people up to the ages of 27, as well as their wider communities.

Ranui Action Project (RAP)

  • Telephone 09 832 6048
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  • Address 476 Swanson Road, Ranui, Auckland 0612
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
The Ranui Action Project (RAP) is a community development project which brings Ranui people together with those from supportive groups in Tamaki Makaurau and beyond to celebrate and extend the well-being and creativity of the Ranui Community. Ranui Action Project provides the Ranui community free services to enhance their health and wellbeing. We are open Monday - Friday 9am - 2pm. Drop on in to say hi.

Ranui Community Centre Incorporated

  • Telephone 09 833 6280
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  • Address 474 Swanson Road, Ranui, Auckland 0612
  • Postal Address PO Box 70012, Ranui
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Ranui Community Centre is a place that provides people with opportunities to interact and participate in and experience a mix of either social, educational, cultural or recreational activities. Ranui Community Centre runs English classes at beginner and intermediate levels.

Rape Prevention Education (RPE)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 360 4001
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 78-307, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Rape Prevention Education (RPE) works in the greater Auckland area and nationally to prevent sexual violence through the delivery of education and health promotion/prevention activities.

Rape Prevention Education (RPE)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 360 4001
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 78-307, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Rape Prevention Education (RPE) works in the greater Auckland area and nationally to prevent sexual violence through the delivery of education and health promotion/prevention activities.

Rawene Centre

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 027 273 1950
    027 273 1950
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  • Address 33-35 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626
  • Postal Address PO Box 34 079, Birkenhead, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
The Rawene Centre is a community centre that provides: Migrant and Refugee support, including ESOL classes for all levels of learning Youth and Auditorium Playgroups Rehearsal Studio Function and seminar rooms with kitchen facilities available for hire

Rawene Centre

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 027 273 1950
    027 273 1950
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  • Address 33-35 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626
  • Postal Address PO Box 34 079, Birkenhead, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
The Rawene Centre provides low cost, part-time community English classes - Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Conversation classes. Improve listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar. Make new friends, learn about New Zealand culture. Held Monday to Friday in Birkenhead.

Reconnect Family Services

  • Telephone 09 926 5360
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  • Address 15 Puriri Street, New Lynn, Auckland 0600
  • Postal Address PO Box 276182 (New Lynn) or PO Box 276182 (Head Office - Manukau)
  • FAX 09 926 5379
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Reconnect is a nationwide service that provides several programmes aimed at creating a brighter future for troubled and at-risk young people. This includes a residential, therapeutic and educational programme for Care & Protection and Youth Justice Clients, a Supported Bail programme, a Maori youth offenders programme and a vocational mentoring service. See the website for a full list of branches.

Refugees as Survivors New Zealand Trust (RASNZ)

  • Telephone 09 270 0870 or 09 620 2252
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  • Address 251 Massey Road, Mangere East, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 22315, Otahuhu, Auckland 1460
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
RASNZ Mobile Team is a specialist unit comprising psychologists, psychiatrist, counsellors, refugee community health workers and body therapists. They travel into refugee communities for maximum accessibility and provide mental health services in assessment, intervention in a range of culturally responsive clinical therapies for trauma, family, and resettlement issues.

Refugees as Survivors New Zealand Trust (RASNZ)

  • Telephone 09 270 0870 or 09 620 2252
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  • Address 251 Massey Road, Mangere East, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 22315, Otahuhu, Auckland 1460
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
RASNZ Mobile Team is a specialist unit comprising psychologists, psychiatrist, counsellors, refugee community health workers and body therapists. They travel into refugee communities for maximum accessibility and provide mental health services in assessment, intervention in a range of culturally responsive clinical therapies for trauma, family, and resettlement issues.

Renaissance Group

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 250 4346
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  • Address 29 Grove Road Papakura 2110
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Renaissance is an experienced organisation with a track record of delivering outcomes-based community support services to individuals across all different disabilty groups with varied levels of needs. The largest provider of Supported Living services in the Auckland Region, currently supports over 200 disabled people in community living situations across Auckland. The organisations mission is to help people get the best services and support.

RESPECT

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 489 3770
    021 206 5246
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 431 Lake road
  • Postal Address PO Box 33 681, Takapuna, North Shore 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Support is available to those who are living with abuse or violence. Intervention strategy is based on the delivery of key services: RESPECT Men's and Women's non-violence programmes RESPECT Women's support and education programmes RESPECT Safety and support services for Children and Teenager's programme RESPECT Advocacy support services for woman and children

RESPECT

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 489 3770
    021 206 5246
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 431 Lake road
  • Postal Address PO Box 33 681, Takapuna, North Shore 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
RESPECT provides safety and support services for Children and Teenager's programme (individual/group programmes)

Rodney Aphasia Group Inc

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 428 0414
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  • Postal Address PO Box 736, Orewa 0931
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Rodney Aphasia Group offers support and friendship to people with aphasia following a stroke. Meetings are held 4th Thursday of every month, Orewa Community Church, 235 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Red Beach. from 1.30pm until 3.00pm, includes guest speakers and afternoon tea. Meetings are fun, informative and educational, helping members, caregivers and family members live successfully with aphasia. Meetings are an opportunity to meet other people living with aphasia. Workshop opportunities, facilitated by health professionals are available, subject to funding.

Rosa Counselling Trust

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 427 8111
    022 048 3461
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address The Village Chambers, 294 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland 0931
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
The Rosa Counselling Trust provides a professional and accountable counselling service that is reasonably priced for the residents of the Rodney District. Rosa Counselling offers counselling, and support for children, youth, individuals, couples and families for grief, depression, and unresolved emotional issues.

Royal New Zealand Plunket Society

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 838 0981
  • 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
Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation, community-owned and governed, providing a caring, professional well child and family and whanau service. Plunket is committed to providing universal access to services for all children and families regardless of ethnicity, location or ability to pay. This is at the heart of Plunket and is essential to provide a positive environment for parents. Free access to lactation consultants.
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