Children & Young People

Children & Young People

A Girl Called Hope

  • Telephone 09 443 7136
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  • Address Confidential Residential Home
  • Postal Address Confidential Residential Home
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Residential programme for young women (16-28yrs) from throughout NZ. For those motivated for change by addressing the drivers and effects of life-controlling issues and behaviour such as anxiety, depression, disordered eating, self-harm, suicidal ideation and unplanned pregnancy. Holistic approach based on Christian values. Not a crisis or emergency service. Suitable for applicants keen to strengthen their internal locus of control.

Ara Taiohi

  • Telephone 04 802 5000
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Ara Taiohi is the peak body for youth development in Aotearoa. It brings together people and organisations that work with young people (those aged 12 to 25).

Barnardos New Zealand

  • Telephone 09 625 3675
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  • Address 247 Edmonton Road, Te Atatu South
  • Postal Address 247 Edmonton Road, Te Atatu South
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Barnardos provides a variety of services: Child and Family Services Footsteps to feeling safe programme Home based Care After School Care KidsStart, Early Childhood Parenting through Separation Parenting Programmes Children's Supervised Contact and LEAP, a programme working with vulnerable children

CARE Waitakere Trust

  • Telephone 09 834 6480
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  • Address 64 Waipani Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
  • Postal Address 64 Waipani Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
CARE Waitakere Trust has a team of passionate professional Counsellors, Budget Advisors and a Family Support Worker working to provide services that effectively address disadvantage and promote community well-being. Free budgeting, advocacy and family support services are available, as well as affordable counselling and therapy groups for children, adolescents and adults.

Changeworks (c/o Family Action)

  • Telephone 09 836 1987
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Family Action now offers the ChangeWorks programmes and also a range of services for those who have experienced abuse, trauma, family and sexual violence. Including counselling, outreach, women’s refuge and youth programmes.

Child Connection

  • Telephone 021 288 3344
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  • Address 411 Glenfield Road, Glenfield, Auckland 0629
  • Postal Address 411 Glenfield Road, Glenfield, Auckland 0629
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Child Connection is not-for-profit organisation that stands for the universal right of every child to feel closeness and belonging. Touch/Massage programmes have been created by CEO Eva Scherer and are delivered to parents, and various educational organisations for children, such as kindergartens and schools. These programmes prevent child abuse, depression, suicide, and family violence. Based on years of research, they also contribute to building healthy families and communities.

Child Matters

  • Telephone 07 838 3370
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Child Matters works throughout New Zealand, educating, supporting and inspiring adults to protect children. Child Matters' work includes: Delivering nationally recognised child protection education to the children’s workforce, Advising organisations on child Advocating for the rights of children.

Child, Women & Family Services

  • Telephone 09 486 8900 (North Shore), 09 422 2700 (Warkworth), 09 427 0300 (Rodney)
     09 839 0000 (Waitakere)
  • Address 124 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, North Shore, 0622
  • Postal Address 124 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, North Shore, 0622 (North Shore)
     55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Women's Health Services: These include maternity services, obstetrics and gynecology services, antenatal clinics and childbirth education. Child Health Services: These include pediatrics, the Home Care for Kids (HC4K) service and child disability services. Community Child Health Services: This service provides such resources as Public Health Nurses, Ear Nurse Specialists, Vision Hearing Technicians and Social Workers. Auckland Regional Dental Service (ARDS): Free dental care for children aged 0-18.

Children's Autism Foundation (CAF)

  • Telephone 09 415 7406
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  • Address 3 William Laurie Place
  • Postal Address 3 William Laurie Place
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Children’s Autism provide affordable and accessible programmes and services for families/whanau and carers of children/youth with autism (up to 21 years). Workshops and training are provided for communities and professionals to increase awareness, understanding and knowledge about the autism spectrum.

Coast Youth Community Trust

  • Telephone 09 972 575 9211
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  • Address 6 Wade River Road, Arkles Bay, Whangaparoa
  • Postal Address 6 Wade River Road, Arkles Bay, Whangaparoa
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Coast Youth Community Trust is an independent charitable entity established to work with 11-18 year olds and their families on the Hibiscus Coast. The objective is to provide leadership, direction and management of resources to nurture, support, mentor and coach young people, their caregivers and their families.

Community Alcohol and Drug Services Altered High Youth Service (CADS)

  • Telephone 09 845 1893
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  • Address L2, 409 New North Rd, Kingsland, Auckland
  • Postal Address L2, 409 New North Rd, Kingsland, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Altered High is a team of health professionals that helps young people aged 13-19 with concerns about their own, or someone else’s, alcohol or drug use. Altered High provides interventions to reduce the harm from AoD use and help young people stop using alcohol and/or drugs. Altered High is mobile and can see young people in a place that suits.

Community Child Health

  • Telephone 09 447 0100
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  • Address 3 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland
  • Postal Address 3 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Community Child Health comprises of several organisations working together to deliver services that focus on family as the constant in a child's life and that families want what is best for their child. The services' approach is family centred supporting families in their hopes and aspirations for the child by building on each child and family's uniqueness.

Discovery Foundation

  • Telephone 09 376 8267
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Discovery Foundation exists to give young people the skills, tools and strategies that enable them to get the best out of life and to deal effectively with life’s challenges. The Discovery programmes are designed to promote self-esteem and to encourage young people to reach their full potential.

Essentially Men

  • Telephone 09 376 2386
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  • Address 13 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, 1021
  • Postal Address 13 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Registered Charitable Trust dedicated to supporting men of all ages, fostering an ethos of men supporting each other in the context of their whanau and community through transformational courses, events and Men’s Groups. Courses include the renowned Essentially Men/Men Being Real weekend, and the Pathways To Manhood programme for Fathers & Sons (13-15 years).

Family Information Service - Starship Child Health

  • Telephone 09 307 4955
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  • Address Level 3 (opposite Outpatients), Starship Children's Health, Park Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • Postal Address Level 3 (opposite Outpatients), Starship Children's Health, Park Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Family Information Service is a free service providing families/whanau in New Zealand with information about children's medical conditions and disabilities, including support group details.

Fostering Kids

  • Telephone 0800 693 323 or 027 538 9691
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
More than 10,000 children and young people in NZ are unable to live with their biological parents because they have been subjected to, or are at risk of, abuse or neglect. Fostering Kids is about empowering caregiving families, including whanau carers, supporting them and offering training to provide a safe and nurturing home environment for the children in their care.

Graeme Dingle Foundation

  • Telephone 09 477 6237
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  • Address 6 Triton Drive, Albany, North Shore 0632
  • Postal Address 6 Triton Drive, Albany, North Shore 0632
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Dingle Foundation is a leading organisation managing proven youth development programmes, aimed to inspire school aged children to reach their full potential. Programmes include: Kiwi Can Stars Career Navigator Mentoring Youth New Development (MYND) Project K

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ (GRG)

  • Telephone 09 418 3753
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  • Address 17 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland
  • Postal Address 17 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
GRG Trust provides support and information to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren full time.

Immerse - Fostering Connections Empowering Futures

  • Telephone 09 282 3724 or 021 918 631
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Immerse is a registered not-for-profit Charity that endeavours to INSPIRE, SUPPORT and INFORM individuals and families so that they can become committed foster carers. Delivering free weekly Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) foster parenting classes in conjunction with a Clinical Psychologist, designed to help foster parents meet the unique needs of children who have experienced complex developmental trauma.

Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust (KYDT)

  • Telephone 0276052300
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  • Address 13R Chartwell Ave Glenfield
  • Postal Address 13R Chartwell Ave Glenfield
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Kaipatiki Youth Development Trust offers: Mentoring Youth programmes in after school (referrals only) Social work Support Counselling supervision
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