Health Support

Health Support

ABI Rehabilitation

  • Telephone 09 831 0070
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  • Address 180 Metcalfe Road Ranui
  • Postal Address 180 Metcalfe Road Ranui
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
ABI Rehabilitation New Zealand Ltd (ABI-NZ) is a private company formed in 1996 to provide a comprehensive range rehabilitation services for people with traumatic brain injury or other acquired brain injuries e.g. stroke. The services available include: Intensive inpatient rehabilitation Acute rehabilitation for minimally conscious clients Day rehabilitation Slow stream / Long-term rehabilitation (residential care) Community and outpatient services.

Allergy New Zealand Inc

  • Telephone 09 623 3912
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  • Regions Served Other Auckland areas
Overview
A national charity, Allergy New Zealand provides information and resources to help with understanding what allergies are, including food allergy and anaphylaxis, where to go for diagnosis and treatment, and how to manage allergies day to day. Check the website www.allergy.org.nz, where there are also resources for schools and early childhood services and health professionals.

Amitabha Hospice Service Trust

  • Telephone 09 828 3321
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  • Address 44 Powell St, Avondale, Auckland 1026
  • Postal Address 44 Powell St, Avondale, Auckland 1026
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Amitabha Hospice Service offers free practical home help and compassionate companionship for the elderly and the incurably ill of any age and their families, with specially trained and supervised Caregivers throughout the greater Auckland area. Volunteers are multi-cultural and multi-lingual. Based on Buddhist principles Love, Integrity, Equanimity and Service.

Antara Free Natural Health Clinic

  • Telephone 09 834 7987
  • Address 66 Taikata Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula
  • Postal Address 66 Taikata Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
The Antara Free Natural Health Clinic is for those people in the community who cannot afford to pay for natural health care. The therapists are qualified practitioners who, along with the receptionists, work at the clinic from a half to a full day per week. They receive no payment for their time.

Aphasia New Zealand Charitable Trust (AphasiaNZ)

  • Telephone 0508 27 4274
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
AphasiaNZ provides support services, information and resources to people affected by aphasia after stroke, head injury, and brain tumour. AphasiaNZ educates communities about the nature and affects of aphasia.

Arthritis NZ

  • Telephone 0800 663 463
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  • Address 383B Khyber Pass Rd, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
  • Postal Address 383B Khyber Pass Rd, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provides information/advice and management for 100+ conditions: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Psoriatic Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Sjogrens, Scleroderma, etc Arthritis New Zealand runs clinics and seminars, as well as educator support by phone.

Asian Patient Support Service

  • Telephone 09 486 8314 ext 2314 or 09 488 4663 ext 3863
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  • Address Ground Floor, 3 Mary Poynton Cres, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland 0622
  • Postal Address Ground Floor, 3 Mary Poynton Cres, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland 0622 (North Shore)
     Waitakere Hospital, 55-75 Lincoln Rd, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Asian Patient Support Service provides hospital and community based services including cultural and emotional support for inpatients;iCARE health information line; breast screening enrolment support; and health promotion talks.

Blind Foundation

  • Telephone 0800 243 333
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Blind Foundation is New Zealand’s main provider of practical and emotional support for people who are blind or have low vision. It equips people with the skills needed to participate fully in society, which includes support in living independently and getting around, help with technology and ways to continue reading and communicating, and advice on employment.

Breast Cancer Support Inc (BCS)

  • Telephone 0800 273 222
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
BCS is there for women who have had either a past or recent diagnosis, to speak with trained volunteers who have previously had a breast cancer experience. BCS is there to offer practical and emotional support to such women.

Breast Screen Waitemata/Northland

  • Telephone 0800 270 200
  • Address 2 Pupuke Road, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland 0740
  • Postal Address 2 Pupuke Road, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
BreastScreen Waitemata/Northland provides a free national breast screening programme that checks New Zealand women for early breast cancer. The programme aims to reduce the number of women dying from breast cancer. Free services are: Mammogram screening for women aged 45 - 69 Follow up assessments resulting from mammogram screening Mobile clinics Please contact the 0800 number for eligibility criteria (0800 270 200).

Cancer Society Auckland Northland (CSAN)

  • Telephone 0800 226 237
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  • Address 1 Boyle Crescent, Grafton 1023
  • Postal Address 1 Boyle Crescent, Grafton 1023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Cancer Society's mission is to improve community wellbeing by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer. Offer free support and accommodation to those going through cancer treatment, fund vital research, and work actively to reduce cancer for future generations. Cancer Society does not receive any direct Government funding, and relies on fundraising and support of community to provide free services.

CanTeen New Zealand

  • Telephone 0800 226 8336
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  • Address 111 Grafton Road, Grafton 1010
  • Postal Address 111 Grafton Road, Grafton 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Living with cancer is traumatic at any time, but even more so for young people already facing challenges of identity, independence, education, relationships and employment. With 14 regional branches across New Zealand, CanTeen ensures support is nearby for all young Kiwis living with cancer as patients, siblings, bereaved siblings and offspring. No young person should go through cancer alone.

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.

Cherish Trust

  • Telephone 09 8464978 or 021 333 021
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  • Address The Postnatal Distress Centre, Greenlane, Auckland
  • Postal Address The Postnatal Distress Centre, Greenlane, Auckland (Central)
     2 Claude Brookes Avenue, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Cherish Trust is a not for profit organisation providing support over the telephone and offering support in a group setting in different areas of Auckland.Please call us if you are feeling: Anxious about your baby? Things get on top of you? You have experienced anger, irritability and hostility? Guilty and ready to blame yourself? Alone and isolated?

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.

Coeliac New Zealand Incorporated

  • Telephone 09 820 5157 (helpline) or 09 414 7467 (Admin/Membership)
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  • Address 1A Kent Street, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
  • Postal Address 1A Kent Street, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Support, advice and education for people diagnosed with Coeliac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis.

Colic Support Group

  • Telephone 09 410 0077
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Support for mothers with babies suffering from colic

Comprehensive Care

  • Telephone 09 415 1091
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  • Address 42 Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address 42 Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Free services help people manage Diabetes, provide support to stop smoking, and counselling to help with a range of anxiety and depression problems. One-to-one and group sessions are available. Staff speak a range of languages including English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and Korean. Interpreters may be available for speakers of other languages.

Cystic Fibrosis Association

  • Telephone 09 379 0374
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  • Address Suite 2, 79 Grafton Road, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address Suite 2, 79 Grafton Road, Auckland 1010
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Provides information and support for people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families. Family Support Co-ordinator available for home, hospital or office visits. Also provided are regular meetings for education and patient contact.

Diabetes Auckland

  • Telephone 09 622 0551
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  • Address Level 2, 92-94 Beachcroft Avenue, Onehunga 1061
  • Postal Address Level 2, 92-94 Beachcroft Avenue, Onehunga 1061
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
An educational, information and support centre for people with diabetes or those at risk, their family, friends and people with an interest in diabetes. Provides group education, prevention and awareness talks. Other services include an extensive support network, information centre, telephone support, magazines, brochures and posters and online shop with diabetes-suitable products. For information on your nearest support groups see website.
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