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Directory of 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.
  • Postal Address 12 Maple Grove, Maungaraki, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
SriLankaNZ (ශ්‍රී LankaNZ) is a free distributed Sri Lankan Community Newspaper within New Zealand. ශ්‍රී LankaNZ is a bi-monthly newspaper which reaches out to readers of all ages and lifestyles with a wide range of articles in both English and Sinhala, providing entertainment and education.

Stand Children's Services Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 534 4017
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1-9 Pigeon Mountain Road, Half Moon Bay, Auckland 2012
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Stand Children's Services Auckland provides home and school based social work services, a nationwide therapeutic care and education service for children and families, child and family mentoring, and respite services for caregivers, including grandparents and foster parents. Programmes provided by Stand Children's Services include Family Development Programmes such as Te Puawai, Keeping the Magic Going, Stepping Out, Family Friends, and Family Return on Investment (Family ROI).

Stand Children's Services Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 534 4017
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1-9 Pigeon Mountain Road, Half Moon Bay, Auckland 2012
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Stand Children's Services Auckland provides home and school based social work services, a nationwide therapeutic care and education service for children and families, child and family mentoring, and respite services for caregivers, including grandparents and foster parents. Programmes provided by Stand Children's Services include Family Development Programmes such as Te Puawai, Keeping the Magic Going, Stepping Out, Family Friends, and Family Return on Investment (Family ROI).

Stepsforward Inc

  • Telephone 09 424 4014
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  • Address 575 Whangaparaoa Road Whangaparaoa
  • Postal Address PO Box 519 Whangaparaoa 0943
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Free home support, Social Work and Financial budget assistance to families/whanau, providing targeted, effective early intervention services. Empowering and strengthening families to work towards sustainable solutions. Co-ordination of Strengthening Families Programme.

Stepsforward Inc

  • Telephone 09 424 4014
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 575 Whangaparaoa Road Whangaparaoa
  • Postal Address PO Box 519 Whangaparaoa 0943
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Free home support, Social Work and Financial budget assistance to families/whanau, providing targeted, effective early intervention services. Empowering and strengthening families to work towards sustainable solutions. Co-ordination of Strengthening Families Programme.

Strengthening Families

  • Telephone 09 441 8989, 027 498 7074, 09 423 6006 Ext 3
    027476 0020 (North Shore), 09 837 9069 or 09 835 1288 (Waitakere)
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  • Address Hearts and Minds, Level 1, 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote 0627 (North Sore)
    C/O Family Works, 3 Montel Avenue, Henderson, Auckland 0612 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
This is a free service whereby the co-ordinator calls a meeting/s, with all agencies such as schools, mental or physical health agencies, whanau, or government agencies present, to collaboratively work out an action plan to support the family (with a child/ren 17 or under) in their goals for improved well being. By having everyone there at once, you only need to tell your story once.

Strengthening Families

  • Telephone 09 441 8989, 027 498 7074, 09 423 6006 Ext 3
    027476 0020 (North Shore), 09 837 9069 or 09 835 1288 (Waitakere)
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  • Address Hearts and Minds, Level 1, 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote 0627 (North Shore)
    C/O Family Works, 3 Montel Avenue, Henderson, Auckland 0612 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
This is a free service whereby the co-ordinator calls a meeting/s, with all agencies such as schools, mental or physical health agencies, whanau, or government agencies present, to collaboratively work out an action plan to support the family (with a child/ren 17 or under) in their goals for improved well being. By having everyone there at once, you only need to tell your story once.

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 475 0070
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Unit 2A, 317 Sunset Road, Sunnynook, Auckland 0612
  • Postal Address PO Box 65371, Mairangi Bay, Auckland 0754
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Dedicated to reducing incidence of stroke and improving treatment outcomes: Community Stroke Advisors are available to work with stroke survivors, their family, whanau and carers. Their role ensures people achieve the best possible outcome after stroke. Service is free. Stroke Clubs unite people affected by stroke and provide social occasions for stoke survivors - please contact the Stroke Foundation for details.

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 475 0070
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Unit 2A, 317 Sunset Road, Sunnynook, Auckland 0612
  • Postal Address PO Box 65371, Mairangi Bay, Auckland 0754
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Dedicated to reducing incidence of stroke and improving treatment outcomes: Community Stroke Advisors are available to work with stroke survivors, their family, whanau and carers. Their role ensures people achieve the best possible outcome after stroke. Service is free. Stroke Clubs unite people affected by stroke and provide social occasions for stoke survivors - please contact the Stroke Foundation for details.

Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (START)

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 579 6775
    027 229 3361
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address The Stichbury Bidwill Centre, 251 Campbell Rd, Greenlane, Auckland 1061
  • Postal Address PO Box 24435, Royal Oak, Auckland, 1345
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
START is a charitable trust that provides specialist treatment and support for people of all ages who stutter and their families and whanau. START works with preschool and school age children, teens and adults. We provide individual therapy (both in person and via Zoom) and a range of groups and courses. We have two clinics in Auckland - Greenlane and Albany. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you or someone you know is stuttering - there is help available.

Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (START)

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 579 6775
    027 229 3361
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address The Stichbury Bidwill Centre, 251 Campbell Rd, Greenlane, Auckland 1061
  • Postal Address PO Box 24435, Royal Oak, Auckland, 1345
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
START is a charitable trust that provides specialist treatment and support for people of all ages who stutter and their families and whanau. START works with preschool and school age children, teens and adults. We provide individual therapy (both in person and via Zoom) and a range of groups and courses. We have two clinics in Auckland - Greenlane and Albany. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you or someone you know is stuttering - there is help available.

Suicide Crisis Helpline 0508 TAUTOKO

  • Telephone 0508 82 8865
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 95 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland, 1051
  • Postal Address PO Box 74-010, Greenlane 1546, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
0508 TAUTOKO is Lifeline Aotearoa's suicide crisis helpline. Operated by highly trained and experienced telephone counsellors who have undergone advanced suicide intervention training, 0508 TAUTOKO is a free, nationwide service available 24/7 for those in distress, or for those who may be concerned about the wellbeing of family, whanau or friends. If you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger, please call emergency services immediately on 111.

Suicide Crisis Helpline 0508 TAUTOKO

  • Telephone 0508 82 8865
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 95 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland, 1051
  • Postal Address PO Box 74-010, Greenlane 1546, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
0508 TAUTOKO is Lifeline Aotearoa's suicide crisis helpline. Operated by highly trained and experienced telephone counsellors who have undergone advanced suicide intervention training, 0508 TAUTOKO is a free, nationwide service available 24/7 for those in distress, or for those who may be concerned about the wellbeing of family, whanau or friends. If you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger, please call emergency services immediately on 111.

Sunnynook Community Centre

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 410 4902
    027 284 7761
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 148 Sycamore Drive, Sunnynook, Auckland 0620
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Sunnynook Community Centre has rooms for hire, and user groups offer a wide range of activities - health support, dancing and leisure activities, language classes, ethnic group community support. There is also an Early Learning Centre, Holiday & Youth Programme. Groups organised by the Centre include a walking group, board games and indoor bowls.

Sunnynook Community Centre

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 410 4902
    027 284 7761
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 148 Sycamore Drive, Sunnynook, Auckland 0620
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Ethnic groups using the Centre include Sunnynook Chinese Assn, Bread of Life Christian Church (Chinese), Chinese Dance, Chinese language classes, German language classes, English language classes.

Surrogate Grandparents New Zealand Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 947 5815
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 14 Brookvale Park, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa, Auckland, 0932
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
GrandFriends NZ busts social isolation and loneliness by linking Kiwi's together to create new family circles. Social isolation and loneliness are serious issues in New Zealand on a daily basis and not just for our older generations. By connecting families with grandfriends and grandfriends with our children; we can fight social isolation and loneliness. Working together, New Zealand can be a more caring and connected nation.

Surrogate Grandparents New Zealand Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 947 5815
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 14 Brookvale Park, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa, Auckland, 0932
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
GrandFriends NZ busts social isolation and loneliness by linking Kiwi's together to create new family circles. Social isolation and loneliness are serious issues in New Zealand on a daily basis and not just for our older generations. By connecting families with grandfriends and grandfriends with our children; we can fight social isolation and loneliness. Working together, New Zealand can be a more caring and connected nation.

Tafesilafai Aoga Amata (TAA)

  • Telephone 09 482 0310
  • Address 199-203 Beach Haven Road, Beach Haven
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
A purpose built early childhood centre providing: Quality education in a warm, caring and safe environment, catering for the holistic, educational, and developmental needs of all children A Samoan Christian and cultural perspective using the Samoan language A foundation for children to grow up as confident, competent learners and communicators with a secure sense of belonging and value Opening hours: 8am to 5pm Mon-Fri

Tafesilafai Aoga Amata (TAA)

  • Telephone 09 482 0310
  • Address 199-203 Beach Haven Road, Beach Haven
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
A purpose built early childhood centre providing: Quality education in a warm, caring and safe environment, catering for the holistic, educational, and developmental needs of all children A Samoan Christian and cultural perspective using the Samoan language A foundation for children to grow up as confident, competent learners and communicators with a secure sense of belonging and value Opening hours: 8am to 5pm Mon-Fri

Taikura Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 824 5872
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Building 1, 570 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 132 324, Sylvia Park, Auckland 1644
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Taikura Trust is contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide NASC (Needs Assessment and Service Coordination) to disabled people across the greater Auckland region, from Mercer to Wellsford. Through Taikura Trust, you may be able to access Disability Support Services, which are funded by the Ministry, and other assistance. Our services are available to people under age 65 with a physical, sensory, or intellectual impairment, or a combination of these.
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