Disability / Special Needs

Disability / Special Needs

111 TXT

Overview
An emergency 111 TXT service for people with hearing or speech difficulties. Do you have difficulty hearing or talking on the phone? Register now for the 111 TXT service so you can contact Fire, Ambulance or Police in an emergency. For more information and registration, visit www.police.govt.nz/111-txt

A Supported Life (ASL)

  • Telephone 09 836 1740 Ext3
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  • Address 104 Lincoln Road, Henderson
  • Postal Address 104 Lincoln Road, Henderson
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
ASL supports persons with intellectual disability in the community in West Auckland. The service provides residential support in a range of flexible home life options and opportunities related to day support in an arts and educational facility and community connections through volunteering and employment.

Abilities Incorporated

  • Telephone 09 444 0611
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  • Address 91 Hillside Road, Glenfield, Auckland 0627
  • Postal Address 91 Hillside Road, Glenfield, Auckland 0627
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
All E Waste recycling and extensive E waste services. Offering secure document and data destruction -completely destroy hard drives with Hard Drive Shredder. Carry out all other recycling. Contract workforce for assembly, packaging and related work. Abilities is a nonprofit dedicated to enriching the lives of people with disabilities through meaningful work.

ADHD Association Inc

  • Telephone 09 625 1754
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The ADHD Association aims to educate, support and advocate for those affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by: Providing information on treatment, management and research Proving a helpline, support groups including facebook groups and an adult group Providing resource packs, newsletters and library

Altogether Autism

  • Telephone 0800 273 463
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
People with Autism Spectrum Disorders, families and whanau Friends of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders Anyone in the community who wants to know more

Arohanui Special School

  • Telephone 09 838 6696
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  • Address 82 Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South, Auckland 0602
  • Postal Address 82 Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South, Auckland 0602
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Arohanui School is a Ministry of Education day school for students with disabilities, catering for students from 5 to 21 years. The school integrates a range of therapy interventions in to classroom programmes. The school has a number of satellite classrooms in West Auckland schools, and also offers an itinerant teaching service to ORS funded students in mainstream schools.

Auckland Disability Law (ADL)

  • Telephone 09 257 5140 or 0274575140 (text only)
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  • Address Unit 9, Shop 27, Mangere Town Centre, Mangere 2153
  • Postal Address Unit 9, Shop 27, Mangere Town Centre, Mangere 2153
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Auckland Disability Law provides information, advice and referral services throughout the Auckland region to those with disability related legal issues. ADL also provides education sessions to community groups and individuals on disability related legal topics.

Auckland Down Syndrome Association (ADSA)

  • Telephone 09 527 0060
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  • Address level 3, Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, Akl 1061
  • Postal Address level 3, Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, Akl 1061
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Auckland Down Syndrome Association Inc (“ADSA”) provides information and support for people with Down syndrome and their families. Its activities and services are wide and varied. See our website adsa.org.nz "How we Help" for more information.

Autism New Zealand Inc - Auckland Branch

  • Telephone 09 846 0913
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Information Coordination Outreach Service Adult Youth Liaison Support Groups Training Library Serves all of the Far North, Northland and Auckland through to Pokeno

Care on Call

  • Telephone 0800 990 011 or 09 966 0011
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  • Address Level 5, 128 Broadway, Newmarket
  • Postal Address Level 5, 128 Broadway, Newmarket
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Care on Call provide in home care services to those in need including supporting people with personal cares, companionship and a range of household tasks. Care on Call also offer specialised services such as Dementia care, end of life support and rehabilitation services.

CCS Disability Action Auckland Inc

  • Telephone 09 625 9378
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  • Address 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland 1061
  • Postal Address 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland 1061
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CCS Disability Action are here to provide support and strengthen communities so people with disabilities are included in the life of the family and in their community.

Deaf Aotearoa Holdings Ltd

  • Telephone 0800 332 322
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  • Address 1836 Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026
  • Postal Address 1836 Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Deaf Aotearoa is committed to providing quality services to all deaf people. Major services provided are: Needs interviews Service co-ordination Equipment Information and advice Vocational training programmes Support in employment Adult Community Education NZ Teachers Sign Language Association

Disability Connect (Parent and Family Resource Centre)

  • Telephone 09 636 0351
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  • Address 3B Olive Road, Penrose
  • Postal Address 3B Olive Road, Penrose
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Disability Connect provides direct info/advice by phone, email and face to face meetings as well as seminars and print publications.

Dyspraxia Support Group of NZInc

  • Telephone 03 358 3249 or 021 246 1977
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  • Address 53 Kendall Avenue, Christchurch
  • Postal Address 53 Kendall Avenue, Christchurch
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Dyspraxia Support Group provide support and education for all people impacted by Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD/ Developmental Dyspraxia.

Geneva Elevator

  • Telephone 0508 353 828 or 09 531 5600
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  • Address 13 Coyle Street, Sandringham, Auckland 1025
  • Postal Address 13 Coyle Street, Sandringham, Auckland 1025
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Geneva Elevator can give the support you need to find a job and continue your employment. Whatever your disability, injury or health concern, Geneva Elevator can support you with Rehabilitation, Deaf Services, Transition Services for school leavers, and Vocational programs for VHN funded young adults, so you can live independently, and enjoy living in your community.

Geneva Healthcare

  • Telephone 0800 425 999
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  • Address Level 2, 139 Quay Street, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address Level 2, 139 Quay Street, Auckland 1010 (North Shore)
     Unit 9, 10 Keith Morris Lane, Orewa 0931(Rodney)
  • FAX 09 353 5201
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Geneva Healthcare wants you to live your best life possible whatever your age, disability, illness or injury. We will be there so you can enjoy what you love doing, keep well, and stay connected to your family and community. Home & Community Support (includes Medically Fragile Children) Community Nursing Services Community Living & Disability Services

Health & Disability Advocacy Service

  • Telephone 0800 555 050 or 09 838 8068 (Waitakere)
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  • Address Unit 2B, Suite A, 5 Ceres Court, Mairangi Bay, North Shore 0630
  • Postal Address Unit 2B, Suite A, 5 Ceres Court, Mairangi Bay, North Shore 0630 (North Shore)
     4 Westward Ho Road, Glen Eden, Auckland 0602 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Available to consumers of health and disability services to provide information (free of charge) and support to deal with concerns or complaints related to health and disability services.

Health and Disability Commissioner's Office (HDC)

  • Telephone 0800 112 233
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  • Address Level 10, Tower Centre, 45 Queen Street, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address Level 10, Tower Centre, 45 Queen Street, Auckland 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The role of the Commissioner is to promote and protect the rights of health and disability consumers (pursuant to the Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994) and to facilitate the fair, simple, speedy and efficient resolution of complaints. Brochures are available detailing the rights under the Code and how to lodge a complaint. This is a nationwide service.

Human Rights Commission (HRC)

  • Telephone 0800 496 877
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  • Regions Served Other Auckland areas
Overview
Advocates and promotes respect for, and understanding and appreciation of, human rights. Encourages the maintenance and development of harmonious relationships between individuals and diverse groups in NZ society. Also has the power to resolve disputes relating to unlawful discrimination. If you believe you have been discriminated against you should contact the Commission. Language Line interpreting service and sign language interpreters are available.

IDEA Services Ltd

  • Telephone 09 523 4198 (North Shore) or 09 529 8758 (Waitakere)
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  • Address Northern Regional Office, 3 Margo St, Newmarket 1051
  • Postal Address Northern Regional Office, 3 Margo St, Newmarket 1051 (Central)
     304Central and West Auckland: 7 Great North Road, New Lynn 0600 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
IDEA Services is a progressive organisation, which encourages and supports people with intellectual disabilites to succeed in their daily lives, learn new skills, be involved in the community and to lead fulfilling lives.
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