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Asian Health Services

  • Telephone 09 486 8314 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital) 44 Taharoto Road, Takapuna (Asian Mental Health Service) 55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Waitemata DHB’s Asian Health Services (AHS) provides a range of culturally appropriate services to improve the Asian community’s health & wellbeing.  iCare Information Line NZ health system information incl. GP info Asian Breast Screening Support Service For Asian women aged 45-69 years Asian Patient Support Service For hospital inpatients & their families   Asian Mental Health Service For clients who are under the Specialist Mental Health Services Waitematā DHB Waitemata Translation & Interpreting Service (WATIS) Covers 90+ languages and dialects (24/7)

Asian Patient Support Service

  • Telephone 09 486 8920 ext 47101
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  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital) 55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Asian Patient Support Service (APSS) is located at the North Shore and Waitakere Hospital sites and provides the following services for hospital inpatients and their families. Cultural support, emotional support & coordination service Socio-cultural assessment & cultural advice at MDT meetings Follow-up calls after discharge   Cultural advice for health professionals Health seminars & promotion Cultural support is available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Hindi, Filipino, Tagalog, Pushtu, Urdu, Tamil & Japanese on referral.    

Asian Smokefree Communities (ASC)

  • Telephone 0508 784 8667 or 09 415 1091
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  • Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address 42A Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A free successful quit smoking support service for those residing in Waitakere, North Shore and Rodney.

Auckland Regional Public Health Service - Refugee Health Screening Service (RHSS)

  • Telephone 09 623 4600 or 09 638 0099
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  • Address Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, 251 Massey Road, Mangere East, Auckland, 2024
  • Postal Address Private Bag 92 605, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Refugee Health Screening Service (RHSS) is responsible for the health screening of quota refugees and community and detained asylum seekers. RHSS assesses the health status; addresses immediate health needs; provides treatment and refers to health specialists as appropriate. Refugees are assisted with transition into the NZ primary health care system. RHSS engages in health promotion activities which work towards empowering refugee groups and programs.

iCARE Health Information Line

  • Telephone 09 442 3232
  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503 Takapuna, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
The iCare Health Information Line Provides: Information and advice for Asian migrants within the WDHB district who are not familiar with health services or information Bilingual staff support the telephone line to provide information and advice on general health information and GP bookings for Chinese and Korean people with language difficulties.

Independent Living Service (ILS)

  • Telephone 0800 625 100 or 09 550 3387
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  • Address 13 Bute Rd, Browns Bay, Auckland 0630
  • Postal Address PO Box 24042, Royal Oak, Auckland 1345
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The ILS Asian Service is specifically targeted to the Asian community with Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean speaking Asian Information Consultants. The Information Consultants have extensive knowledge of Auckland's disability, health and community services.

Maternity Services Consumer Council (MSCC)

  • Telephone 022 421 6008
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
MSCC resource "Choices for Childbirth" is available in 12 languages. In the near future these will be available online as a pdf.

ME/CFS Support (Auckland) Inc.

  • Telephone 020 41073519 (Support Worker)
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  • Address 54 Kopiko Rd, Titirangi, Auckland
  • Postal Address 54 Kopiko Rd, Titirangi, Auckland
  • FAX Facebook Search “ME/CFS Auckland Support Group”
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
ME Auckland is a charity supporting people living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and their whanau, in the Auckland region. They offer information and resources and have a free support worker service who can make home visits. Their Support Worker is also able to advocate for patients with Work and Income and medical appointments.

The Fono

  • Telephone 09 837 1780
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  • Address 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote
  • Postal Address Level 1, 65 Pearn Crescent, Northcote (North Shore)
     411 Great North Road, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Fono is the largest Pacific NGO in New Zealand and offers medical, dental and community services across the Auckland Region and also provides Whanau Ora Services to Pacific families residing in Northland.

Treasuring Older Adults Pacific Inc (TOA)

  • Telephone 021 344 405
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  • Address 214 Great South Road Otahuhu, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 22754, Otahuhu, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
TOA Pacific Inc. takes pride in it's Strength Based Practice and Results Based Accountability approach. Service Delivery is guided by the Pacific Conceptual Framework towards addressing existing or possible violence in Pacific families in Aotearoa.. A timeout/day activity and an ETP -Empower to Pamper are two very popular programmes for the older adult.

Well Women & Family Trust

  • Telephone 09 846 7886
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  • Address 14/49 Sainsbury Road, Morningside
  • Postal Address 41 021, St Lukes
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provide cervical smear tests for women who are due or never had a smear before in New Zealand. Korean and Chinese health promoters are available to support Asian women.

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