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Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitematā Directory of Support Services

Waitakere Ethnic Board

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 8360169
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Zeal Building, 1st Floor, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
The Waitakere Ethnic Board represents the views of migrants and refugees to Local, Central Government and organisations that look after their affairs including: settlement, education, employment, health & safety, economic, social and cultural issues.They advocate on behalf of ethnic communities about issues that concern them and their well-being; ensuring that at a policy level and through advocacy that services are responsive to the needs of migrants and refugeesThey bring cultures together by connecting ethnic people of West Auckland.

Waitakere Ethnic Board

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 8360169
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Zeal Building, 1st Floor, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
The Waitakere Ethnic Board represents the views of migrants and refugees to Local, Central Government and organisations that look after their affairs including: settlement, education, employment, health & safety, economic, social and cultural issues.They advocate on behalf of ethnic communities about issues that concern them and their well-being; ensuring that at a policy level and through advocacy that services are responsive to the needs of migrants and refugeesThey bring cultures together by connecting ethnic people of West Auckland.

Waitakere Health Link

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 839 0512
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Health West Building, Waitakere Hospital
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Waitakere Health Link is a community organisation committed to improving health in West Auckland by promoting community participation in healthcare decision making and fostering collaborative relationships between healthcare providers and the West Auckland community.

Waitakere Indian Association (WIA)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0274 075 527
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
WIA provides a platform for the Indian community to promote events that allow the sharing of Indian culture and traditions.

Waitakere Indian Association (WIA)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0274 075 527
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
WIA provides a platform for the Indian community to promote events that allow the sharing of Indian culture and traditions.

Waitakere Restorative Justice Community Group Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Other
  • Telephone (09) 828 5211
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Restorative Justice is a victim-centred process enabling offence victims to have their voices heard and their questions answered, whilst ensuring offenders take responsibility for their actions. Trained facilitators arrange for victims and offenders to meet in a supportive environment to discuss what happened and what can be done to make amends. Outcomes are reported to the Judge before sentencing occurs. Services are free when referred by the court. Without referral services will incur a cost.

Waitakere Union Health Centre

Overview
The Waitakere Union provides high quality, affordable primary healthcare services with a focus on long term wellness and empowerment:• - Nutrition• - Women's health• - Diabetes• - Heart disease• - Podiatry• - Cervical smear tests are provided FREE of charge• - Also offer: contraception advice, drivers' medicals, travel medicine, minor surgery and liquid nitrogen• - A walk-in system

Waitemata Community Law Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 529 463
    (09) 835 2130
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1 Trading Place, Henderson, Waitakere
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Waitemata Community Law Service provide free legal help to people on low incomes.

Waitemata Family Start

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 837 3517
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1 Montel Avenue, Henderson, 0612
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Family Start is a home-based, child centred, family focused, strength-based, free and confidential service. It is for those families facing the greatest difficulties, so that timely, intensive, home-based support can be offered. It assists families in the areas of Health, Education, and Welfare and links families to specialist community services.

Waitemata Family Start

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 837 3517
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1 Montel Avenue, Henderson, 0612
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Family Start is a home-based, child centred, family focused, strength-based, free and confidential service. It is for those families facing the greatest difficulties, so that timely, intensive, home-based support can be offered. It assists families in the areas of Health, Education, and Welfare and links families to specialist community services.

WALSH Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 837 5240
    0800 1WALSH
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 8 Hickory Ave, Henderson, Auckland 0650
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
WALSH Trust provides the following services to people who experience mental ill health:• Mobile community teams• Peer facilitation support services• Employment Works - supported employment service• Residential support• Vocational training• Housing advice• Employment skills training• Maternal Mental Health Support• Residential House and Respite

Warkworth Birthing Centre

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 425 8201
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 56 View Road, Warkworth
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Full birthing facilities are available at Warkworth Birthing Centre for normal births and a pool is available for labour and birth. Postnatal stays are welcome after birthing at home or hospital. Free pregnancy tests.

Warkworth Community Services

Overview
Warkworth Community Services include:• District Nursing Service• Occupational Therapy - Community• Older Adults & Home Health (OA&HH)• Physiotherapy - Community

Warkworth/Wellsford Budget Service

Overview
Warkworth/Wellsford Budget Service provide free, confidential budgeting advice from trained budget advisers. They can assist you with any personal financial problem or query. Your adviser will help you create a plan to get out of debt, save money and start building a future for you and your family.

Water Utility Consumer Assistance Trust (WUCAT)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 625 8176
    (09) 625 8176
  • 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
Water Utility Consumer Assistance Trust (WUCAT) provide:• Relief to Watercare customers who are struggling to pay their bills.• Information and assistance on ways to reduce water usage and other conservation measures.

WATIS - Waitemata Translation & Interpreting Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 442 3211
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
WATIS is a Waitematā DHB in-house translating and interpreting service with a 24-hour, 7-days call centre for coordinating requests in over 90 languages & dialects, including NZ sign language. Health providers can contact WATIS to book an interpreter in advance.Service type• SINT - onsite face to face interpreting• TINT - telephone interpreting• APC - appointment confirmation• TA - telephone assignment• Document translation (WDHB flyers etc)

WATIS - Waitemata Translation & Interpreting Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 442 3211
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
WATIS is a Waitematā DHB in-house translating and interpreting service with a 24-hour, 7-days call centre for coordinating requests in over 90 languages & dialects, including NZ sign language. Health providers can contact WATIS to book an interpreter in advance.Service type• SINT - onsite face to face interpreting• TINT - telephone interpreting• APC - appointment confirmation• TA - telephone assignment• Document translation (WDHB flyers etc)

WAVES Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 838 4834
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
WAVES Trust is a family violence network organisation, providing strategic support to the West Auckland family violence sector. They do this through providing forums for networking and information sharing, supporting best practice and workforce capability, organising prevention campaigns and taking a strategic approach to addressing family violence in their community.

Well Women & Family Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 846 7886
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 14/49 Sainsbury Road, Morningside
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Well Women & Family Trust provide cervical smear tests for women who are due or never had a smear before in New Zealand. Other services include contraception, STI testing, pregnancy testing, and HPV vaccine. Korean and Chinese health promoters are available to support Asian women. Services are free for eligible people or low cost.

Well Women & Family Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone (09) 846 7886
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 14/49 Sainsbury Road, Morningside
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Well Women & Family Trust provide cervical smear tests for women who are due or never had a smear before in New Zealand. Other services include contraception, STI testing, pregnancy testing, and HPV vaccine. Korean and Chinese health promoters are available to support Asian women. Services are free for eligible people or low cost.
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