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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Shakti New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 742 584
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Shakti provides intervention and prevention around family violence for women, children, young people and families from Asian, Middle Eastern and African communities. Shakti provide a multilingual 24-hour national crisis call service 0800SHAKTI.Their other services include: • Two Refuges (women only)• Self-empowerment programmes• Therapy/counselling • Legal support• Health referral• Food support• Advocacy in housing and immigration.

Shakti New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 742 584
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Shakti provides intervention and prevention around family violence for women, children, young people and families from Asian, Middle Eastern and African communities. Shakti provide a multilingual 24-hour national crisis call service 0800SHAKTI.Their other services include: • Two Refuges (women only)• Self-empowerment programmes• Therapy/counselling • Legal support• Health referral• Food support• Advocacy in housing and immigration.

Shama Ethnic Women's Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 07 843 3810
    07 843 3811
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 8 Liverpool Street, Hamilton
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Shama Ethnic Women's Trust is a social services agency supporting ethnic women. They provide culturally appropriate support, advocacy and programmes for ethnic women, their children and families.

Shama Ethnic Women's Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 07 843 3810
    07 843 3811
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 8 Liverpool Street, Hamilton
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Shama Ethnic Women's Trust provides services and programmes for ethnic women and families. Their programmes include social worker supporting individuals; parenting support; children's holiday and youth programmes; training workshops; and life skill classes in English, sewing, and cooking.

Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 622 1010
  • 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
Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust offer:• Positive Ageing Programme• KHUSHI - Elder Abuse and Prevention Service• Advocacy, Interpreting and Translation services• Assessing and responding to referrals received from health services and community at large• To assist clients access health related practical assistance, e.g. home help, personnel care, carer support etc• Providing information on age related issues.• Inter-generational Activities• Elder Abuse Response Service for Indian and South Asian community (Auckland Wide)

Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 622 1010
  • 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
Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust provide culturally appropriate aged care services along with social, emotional, educational, physical and spiritual support for the wellbeing of older people of Indian and South Asian origin. Elder Abuse Response Service for Indian and South Asian community (Auckland Wide) Phone 09-6221010

Shared Vision

  • Cost of Service Free, Other
  • Telephone (09) 441 8989
    021 197 6948
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote 0627
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Shared Vision is a collaborative initiative that promotes mental wellbeing across all of community including the non-for-profit sector, schools, mental health services, businesses, cultural networks and more. Shared Vision believes that all people have a role to play in the promotion of mental wellbeing and provides inclusive opportunities throughout the year for people to participate in advancing mental wellbeing through community conversations, forums and events.Organisational training may incur a cost.

SHINE-Safer Homes in New Zealand Everyday

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 815 4601
    09 520 8600
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Ground Floor, 409 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
SHINE provide the following essential services:• Helpline 0508 744 633, free 24/7 nationwide• Face to face appointments• Call out advocates - 24/7 in the Auckland City/North Shore area• Education in family violence issues for community groups & professionals• DVFREE training for workplaces• Men's Stopping Violence Programmes• KIDshine - for children who have witnessed family violence• Refuge• Shine in Schools• Ministry of Justice Approved Programmes for adult victims, their children & offenders

SHINE-Safer Homes in New Zealand Everyday

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 815 4601
    09 520 8600
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Ground Floor, 409 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
SHINE provide the following essential services:• Helpline 0508 744 633, free 24/7 nationwide• Face to face appointments• Call out advocates - 24/7 in the Auckland City/North Shore area• Education in family violence issues for community groups & professionals• DVFREE training for workplaces• Men's Stopping Violence Programmes• KIDshine - for children who have witnessed family violence• Refuge• Shine in Schools• Ministry of Justice Approved Programmes for adult victims, their children & offenders

Soroptimist International South West Pacific - New Zealand North Shore (SI North Shore)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 152 7174
    (09) 478 3378
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Soroptimists inspire action & create opportunities to transform the lives of women & girls through global networks of members & international partnerships.

South Kaipara Men's Trust (SKMT)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 027 800 8081
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 10 Awaroa Road Helensville 0800
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
The South Kaipara Men's Trust works with men, young men and their families so that they stand tall, strong and responsibly within the community. Counselling, youth guidance, and fathers and sons activities are promoted, often in conjunction with other agencies.

South Kaipara Men's Trust (SKMT)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 027 800 8081
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 10 Awaroa Road Helensville 0800
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
The South Kaipara Men's Trust works with men, young men and their families so that they stand tall, strong and responsibly within the community. Counselling, youth guidance, and fathers and sons activities are promoted, often in conjunction with other agencies.

SPARX

Overview
SPARX is therapy in a free online game format for young people who are stressed, worried, or down. It uses proven CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) techniques to teach skills for dealing with depression and anxiety in real life. SPARX was developed at the University of Auckland. It has been tested and shown to work well and now it is funded by the Ministry of Health.SPARX is aimed at teenagers, but parents and others can use it too.If you are feeling down, do get help. You can call SPARX to speak to a trained professional.

SPARX

Overview
SPARX is therapy in a free online game format for young people who are stressed, worried, or down. It uses proven CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) techniques to teach skills for dealing with depression and anxiety in real life. SPARX was developed at the University of Auckland. It has been tested and shown to work well and now it is funded by the Ministry of Health.SPARX is aimed at teenagers, but parents and others can use it too.If you are feeling down, do get help. You can call SPARX to speak to a trained professional.

Spectrum Care

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 634 3790
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 2, 205 Great South Rd Greenlane, Auckland 1051
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
At Spectrum Care, its no ordinary job. Many of their customers may be non-verbal, but they have plenty to say if you know how to listen. More than a few have substantial physical challenges to meet.The work of Spectrum Care is to help identify the unique potential in every one of the people they support, then lend a hand to help them realise it. No matter how complex someone’s challenges are, they are worthy & they are of immense value.

SPELD NZ

  • Cost of Service Low Cost, Other
  • Telephone 0800 773 536
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
SPELD NZ is a not-for-profit organisation established in the 1970s to help children and adults struggling with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities. They provide:• Diagnostic assessment• One-on-one individualised tuition• Information and support• Training for parents, whanau, teachers, teacher aides, assessors and other interested professionals. Their methods are research based and proven to greatly enhance educational and cognitive ability.

SPELD NZ

  • Cost of Service Low Cost, Other
  • Telephone 0800 773 536
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
SPELD NZ is a not-for-profit organisation established in the 1970s to help children and adults struggling with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities. They provide:• Diagnostic assessment• One-on-one individualised tuition• Information and support• Training for parents, whanau, teachers, teacher aides, assessors and other interested professionals. Their methods are research based and proven to greatly enhance educational and cognitive ability.

Springboard Community Works

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 425 4623
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 324 State Highway 1 Dome Valley New Zealand 0981
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Springboard Community Works runs various programmes to engage and connect, upskill and mentor marginalised young people and families. Some of the programmes include alternative education, youth offender intervention, work transition initiatives, and family support services.

SriLankaNZ - The Sri Lankan Community Newspaper

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 057 7257
  • 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
SriLankaNZ (ශ්‍රී LankaNZ) is the free distributed Sri Lankan Community Newspaper within New Zealand. ශ්‍රී LankaNZ is a bi-monthly newspaper that reaches out to readers of all ages and lifestyles with a wide range of articles in both English and Sinhala, providing entertainment and education.

St John Caring Caller Programme

Overview
Caring Caller is a free telephone friendship service that St John provides for people who live alone or feel a bit lonely. Volunteers phone clients regularly to check that everything is ok. St John’s free Caring Caller service connects people who need a friend with people who have time to listen and chat. While it’s not a helpline in any way, a Caring Caller can also notify the right people – St John – if their chat friend isn’t well or doesn’t answer.
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