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Children & Young People

Children & Young People

Barnardos New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 0800 227 627
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Barnados provides the 0800 What's up - free counselling helpline and web chat service for children and teens.

Bays Community Centre

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 478 4091
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  • Address 2 Glen Road, Browns Bay, North Shore, Auckland 0630
  • Postal Address PO Box 335041, Browns Bay
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
The Bays Community Centre (Heart of the Bays) is a hub of community activity in Browns Bay. Many different organisations and individuals use the centre for a range of activities, classes, courses, from art to ESOL classes, physical activities like dance classes, yoga, tai chi etc.

Big Buddy Mentoring

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 828 1358
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Big Buddy matches kind-hearted men with boys who do not have a father in their lives, so they can enjoy male friendship, guidance, someone to look up to and maybe even kick a ball round with. Our Big Buddies are thoroughly screened and then matched with a Little Buddy of 7-14 years of age. This commitment makes a huge positive difference...to both lives!

CADS Altered High Youth Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1893
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  • Address Level 2, 409 New North Road, Kingsland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Altered High is for young people aged 13 - 19 and their family/whānau. They are a mobile community service which travels to see young people in an environment most suitable for them such as at school or at work. They see young people who have questions or concerns about their alcohol and/or other drug use. Some may also have mental health and substance use problems

CanTeen Aotearoa

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 226 8336
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 81 Grafton Road, Grafton 1010
  • Postal Address PO Box 56-072, Mt Eden 1446
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CanTeen supports rangatahi aged 13-24 impacted by cancer across Aotearoa, whether it's their own diagnosis or that of an immediate family member. CanTeen provides individual support and therapy, peer-to-peer support, and access to 24/7 online support through CanTeen Connect.

CARE Waitakere Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 834 6480
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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.

Caring Families Aotearoa

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 693 323
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 30188, Lower Hutt, 5040
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Fostering Kids NZ. Here to support caregiver families who open their homes and hearts to children and young people in need of care and protection. We do this by providing training, encouragement, advocacy, information, publications & support services to caregiver families, so that the placement has the best possible chance of success.

Child Connection

  • Telephone 021 288 3344
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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, 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 (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.

Coast Youth Community Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 027 310 5981
    09 972 5759
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 733 Whangaparaoa Road
  • Postal Address PO Box 98 Whangaparaoa 0932
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Coast Youth Community Trust is an independent charitable entity established to work with 11-18 year old 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. We run FWD, a year long Youth Guarantees course designed to provide 16-19 year olds with an opportunity to study towards their NZQA level 2 qualifications aligned with Vocational Pathways. Free to families.

Community Child Health

  • Telephone 09 447 0100
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  • Address 3 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland, 0622
  • Postal Address PO Box 93503, Takapuna, 0740
  • 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.

Crescendo

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 021 076 1182
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 1975 Great North Road
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Empowering rangatahi (age 15-24) with further education and vocational pathways in the music, radio and sound industries as well as wellbeing resources and toolkits to lead resilient lives in any industry.

Diabetes Auckland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 622 0551
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  • Address Level 1, 55 Hugo Johnston Drive, Penrose 1061
  • Postal Address PO Box 13578, Onehunga 1643
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Diabetes Youth Auckland helps young people who have diabetes to live every day bravely. Their aim is to build confidence and independence and provide inspiration for youth and their families living with diabetes. Diabetes Youth Auckland run a programme that encompasses support, education, events, and camps. They are part of the Auckland Branch of Diabetes NZ.

Ease Up

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 432 738
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Overview
EaseUp is a mobile community-based service that supports youth who are experiencing challenges with their mental wellbeing and/or alcohol and other drug issues. EaseUp is made up of Peer Support Workers and Clinicians who work in partnership with the young person. The service provides holistic support to fit the needs of young person, which is delivered where the young person feels most comfortable.

Empowerment Trust

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 0800 543 769
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Empowerment Trust is a charitable organisation which aims to teach people of all ages and abilities the skills to keep themselves physically and emotionally safe with people they know and don't know.

Essentially Men

  • Telephone 09 376 2386
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  • Address 13 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, 1021
  • Postal Address PO Box 68 311, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141
  • 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

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 307 4955
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 3, Starship Children's Health, Park Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023 (opposite Outpatients)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 92024, Victoria Street West, Auckland, 1142
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Family Information Service is a free service that provides families/whanau/caregivers with up-to-date, easy-to-read consumer health information on children's medical conditions and disabilities, including support group contact details.

Graeme Dingle Foundation

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 477 6237
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 6 Triton Drive, Albany, North Shore 0632
  • Postal Address PO Box 305 474, Triton Plaza, North Shore 0757
  • 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)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 418 3753
    0800 472 637
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Unit C, Chelsea Business Park, 162 Mokoia Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626
  • Postal Address PO Box 34892, Birkenhead
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
GRG Trust NZ's purpose is to provide specialised advocacy services, support, information and education programmes that empower full time grandparent and whanau caregivers to raise resilient and healthy tamariki and rangatahi (children and youth) and to strengthen their whānau. Advocacy services cover income support, care and protection, parenting and guardianship, housing. Caregiver education workshops are trauma informed care focused and specifically designed for the grandparent and whanau care relationship.

HealthWEST - Te Puna Manawa Community Health Services

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 839 7480
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 104 098, Lincoln North, Waitakere, Auckland 0654
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is an NGO with Māori provider status.  Passionate about improving health and social outcomes, through free, innovative primary care and community services focusing on Māori, Pacific, tamariki, rangatahi, whanau and other high needs populations.  We provide the following services for young people:   Youth Health Hub, Specialist Youth Health Clinic, Enhanced School Based Health Services, Your Choice – Youth Primary Mental Health Programme (Mentoring/Counselling), Young Dads Programme, Child Health - Outreach Immunisation Service.  Youth Health Hub 0800562023.
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