General / Support Services

General / Support Services

Age Concern North Shore (ACNS)

  • Telephone 09 489 4975 (North Shore), 09 426 0916 (Rodney), 09 820 0184 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 177B Shakespeare Road, Milford 0629
  • Postal Address 177B Shakespeare Road, Milford 0629 (North Shore)
     57 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026 (Auckland/Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Age Concern North Shore has Chinese Services for older adults offering: Chinese Social Worker Total Mobility Assessments Accredited Visiting Service Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Services Community Development for Chinese Seniors Groups

Albany Newcomers Network

  • Telephone 09 448 5363
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  • Address 575 Albany Highway, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 0632
  • Postal Address 575 Albany Highway, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 0632
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
A welcoming, friendly group who meet on a regular basis at Albany House. This is a cooperative group, creating activities and sharing friendship based on the needs and wants of the group to create a sense of belonging and community. Many things are possible, including guest speakers, key people in the community, conversations, walks and food.

Aotearoa Latin American Community Inc (ALAC INC)

  • Telephone 021 208 5390
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  • Address 45 Cardwell Street, Onehunga, 1643
  • Postal Address 45 Cardwell Street, Onehunga, 1643
  • Regions Served Other Auckland areas
Overview
ALACINC is a social services provider that support migrant and refugees, mainly from Latin America, throughout their settlement process in New Zealand. Its multi-disciplinary staff provides a holistic attention to clients' needs through intervention tasks on a case by case basis; and, prevention/education workshops concerning domestic violence, community capacity building, positive parenting skills, labour exploitation, etc.

Auckland Refugee Council Inc. (Asylum Seekers Support Trust)

  • Telephone 09 378 7434
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  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provide emergency accommodation and support to asylum seekers / convention refugees.

Hearts & Minds (formerly Raeburn House)

  • Telephone 09 441 8989
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  • Address 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote, Auckland 0627
  • Postal Address Level 1, 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote, Auckland 0627
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A community development organisation dedicated to the wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities. Hearts & Minds provides a range of services to support newcomers to settle well in their new communities, including: Global Food and Friends - a welcoming friendship group that meets fortnightly in Northcote Community Volunteering - supporting newcomers to experience meaningful volunteering in their local community Projects and Events: opportunities to be involved in a range of community activities - please visit the website to view services.

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 can contact the Commission. Language Line interpreting service and sign language interpreters are available.

Kaipatiki Community Facilities Trust (KCFT)

  • Telephone 09 484 8854 or 0274834511
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  • Address 15 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield
  • Postal Address 15 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
The KCFT as the lead provider for the Kaipatiki Local Board, provides a well balanced programme of community wellbeing and projects; General Community Information and Resources Summer and Winter Fun, and events for local families Jobs4Youth - Programme for unemployed young people and out of school mentor. Sustainable Projects in local neighbourhoods.

New Zealand Ethnic Social Services Trust (NZESS)

  • Telephone 09 834 6668
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  • Address 56A, Covil Avenue, Te Atatu South, Waitakere 0610
  • Postal Address 56A, Covil Avenue, Te Atatu South, Waitakere 0610
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Provides a broad range of information and assistance for all migrants, refugees, and the general public. Services are culturally appropriate and often language appropriate, including: Family Violence Crisis Line 021888493 (24 hr) Family Violence Issues for Ethnic Men, Women and Children Information and Advocacy Services Family Services Team Parenting and Relationship Services and Programmes

North Shore Chinese Community Network (NSCCN)

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  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Monthly Chinese network meeting and sharing the information between organisations and groups.

Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF)

  • Telephone 0800 664 262 or 0800 862 342 (Asian Services)
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  • Address Takapuna Citizens Advice Bureau Community Services Building, 7 The Strand Takapuna, 0622
  • Postal Address Takapuna Citizens Advice Bureau Community Services Building, 7 The Strand Takapuna, 0622 (Takapuna/Fri only)
     Henderson Citizens Advice Bureau 11 Trading Place Henderson, 0612 (Waitakere/Mon & Thurs only)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) is the largest single treatment provider for problem gambling in Australasia. Qualified counsellors provide free and confidential counselling for gamblers and others affected by gambling. PGF also has dedicated Asian and Pasifika teams. A public health team work on problem gambling issues in the community. for more information please visit www.asianfamilyservices.nz

Refugee Programmes (New Zealand Red Cross)

  • Telephone 09 262 0942
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Initial resettlement agency for quota refugees only, with on-going home-based social work support. Pathways to settlement and Pathways to employment.

Whanau Marama Parenting

  • Telephone 09 441 0209
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  • Address 4 Locket Road Glenfield
  • Postal Address 4 Locket Road Glenfield
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Whanau Marama Parenting provides: A range of parenting courses. Parents of all cultures and ethnicities welcome. Courses based on S.K.I.P, Conscious Parenting, Child Development, the 6 Principles of Effective Discipline. Courses include Positive Discipline for under 4's in English and Mandarin, Effective Discipline (for parents of primary school aged children) in English, Korean and Mandarin and Parenting Adolescents in English and Mandarin.

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