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Family & Parenting

aDapt Family Solutions (aDapt)

  • Telephone 021 318 879
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 183 Orewa
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Accredited Oranga Tamariki provider, offering specialised mobile parenting and family developing program. Delivered to families in their home to suit their schedule.Topics include: Behaviour management for children,stress management, self-care,co parenting, family organisation and routines. High level of flexibility including evenings and weekends. Respects and considers the culture,values and uniqueness of families.

Anglican Trust For Women & Children (ATWC)

  • Telephone 09 276 3729
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 10 Beatty Street, Otahuhu, Auckland 1062
  • Regions Served North Shore, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Family Start programme is an early intervention, home visiting service targeted at vulnerable families with children aged Zero to three years. Family Start is voluntary and requires families' consent. This programme encourages families with young children to access a range of welfare, health and other services they may need. Referrals can be made by professionals or from individuals.

Aotearoa Latin American Community Inc (ALAC INC)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 636 5313 or 021 024 93578
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 45 Cardwell Street, Onehunga, 1643
  • Postal Address PO Box 13741 Onehunga 1643
  • Regions Served Other Auckland areas
Overview
ALACINC provides nationwide support services under the principles of El Buen Vivir (Well-being) and Te Tiriti o Waitangi, for families undergoing stressful resettlement issues.

Asian Family Services

  • Telephone 0800 862 342
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  • Address Level 1, 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • Postal Address Level 1, 128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Asian Family Services (AFS) provides professional, confidential, nationwide face-to-face or telephone support to Asians living in New Zealand. These services are offered in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai and Hindi. An interpreter can be arranged for other languages.

Auckland Down Syndrome Association (ADSA)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 527 0060
    021 247 2966
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Birkenhead, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 132033, Sylvia Park, Mt Wellington, Auckland 1644
  • 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 across Auckland. We support new parents, connect families through coffee groups, playdates, and social clubs. We also have a great resource library, and run education courses for schools. Contact our Community Liaison Coordinator - Paula - for assistance or visit www.adsa.org.nz.

Barnardos New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 0800 227 627
  • 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
Barnardos provides Early childhood services and Child and Family Services. Early Childhood services: Home based Care and education Early Childhood Centre in Henderson Child and Family Services: LEAP (targeted and intensive) support for vulnerable families; Parenting Programmes Family Violence Safety programmes – Women’s safety and Children’s safety programme Children's Supervised Contact 0800 What’s up Parenting through Separation

Care for Kids

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 837 7780
    027 360 2373
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 21 450, Henderson, Waitakere 0650
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Care For Kids provides supervised contact and changeover services for children so that they can maintain or renew relationships which are important to them, in a safe child-focused environment. The service is available for parents, whanau or families from any area of Auckland and beyond.

Dayspring Trust

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 827 6321
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Seabrook Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 20269, Glen Eden, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere
Overview
Dayspring has been working with vulnerable families for over 30 years and has a long history of positive involvement with mothers and their babies who are living with post-natal depression or an ongoing mental illness. We have first hand experience of the impact mental illness has on the mother/baby bonding processes. Services and programmes are designed to support women and their families. We offer maternal mental health community support, counselling, lifestyle and parenting programmes including craft, sewing, exercise. Creche available.

De Paul House

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 480 5959
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  • Address 92/96 Onewa Road, Auckland 0627
  • Postal Address PO Box 36312, Northcote, Auckland 0748
  • Regions Served North Shore, Other Auckland areas
Overview
De Paul House provides transitional housing accommodation for families, in particular focusing on those families with low income. We offer social work advocacy and family support services such as secondhand clothing and household goods. We also host practical courses in our learning centre and have an early childhood centre. To be eligible for services clients must have dependent children, NZ residency or Permanent residence for 2 yrs plus. Entry to all services is based on a needs assessment.

Family Court Mediation Service

  • Telephone 0800 224 733 or 0800 268 787
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 3, Vogel Building, Aitken Street, Wellington 6011
  • Postal Address PO Box 180, Wellington 6140
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The family court is a division of the District Court, which aims wherever possible to help people sort out their own problems by way of mediation, programmes, or advice. For a co-ordinator/support person of the following services; Mediation Parenting through Separation programme Family Legal Advice

Family Works Northern

  • Telephone 09 835 1288
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  • Address 3 Montel Avenue, Henderson, Waitakere, Auckland 0612
    10 Penzance Road, Mairangi and Castor Bays Presbyterian Church
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93126, Henderson, Waitakere, Auckland 0650
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Family Works Northern builds strong families that learn, grow and thrive. Our social services help make Aotearoa New Zealand the best place to raise children. As part of Presbyterian Support Northern, we're committed to creating a better life for everyone.

Helensville Birthing Centre

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 420 8747
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 53-65 Commercial Road Helensville, 0800
  • Postal Address PO Box 13, Helensville 0840
  • FAX 09 420 7870
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Helensville Birthing Centre is a community facility offering birthing and post-natal care, situated in the heart of the rural community of Helensville. Helensville Birthing Centre is available for families who choose to give birth in a low-tech environment and want the opportunity to rest and establish breastfeeding in the immediate post-natal period. Birthing at Helensville Birthing Centre is free to all New Zealand residents and women eligible for free maternity care.

Home and Family Counselling

  • Cost of Service Low Cost, Other
  • Cost of Service - Other

    We aim to make our counselling accessible to all. We ask our clients to make a contribution towards Home & Family Counselling. Our counsellors can guide you as to an appropriate voluntary contribution based on your income.

    Suggested voluntary contributions range from $30.00 up to $150 per session for an individual; between $35.00 to $160 for couples or $40 to $170 for a family session.

    Any voluntary contribution towards Home & Family Counselling above $125.00 will assist us to help other people in need. Each private session is between 50 - 60 minutes for individuals, up to 90 minutes for family sessions. For more information go to: https://homeandfamily.org.nz/our-services/pricing/

  • Telephone 09 419 9853
    09 630 8961
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2a Seaview Ave, Northcote 0627
  • Regions Served North Shore, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Home and Family Counselling, an established and well-respected not-for-profit agency, provides short-medium term counselling for ALL Aucklanders. We offer affordable face to face counselling sessions for a wide range of challenges including all types of family and parenting issues.  Payment is by voluntary contributions (on a sliding scale according to income). Home & Family Counselling is committed to providing a high standard of counselling and has a credible record of achieving positive outcomes for clients.  Self-referrals are accepted.    

Homebuilders Family Services (North Rodney)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 425 7048
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 5 Hexham Street, Warkworth 0910
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Free support for families in North Rodney. For example parenting or, relationship issues, Youth and children's Counselling. Parenting courses, mindfulness courses. Help with Work and Income etc.

Immerse - Fostering Connections Empowering Futures

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Cost of Service - Other Working with families through different avenues.
  • Telephone 09 282 3724
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 3 William Laurie Place, Albany 0632
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Immerse is a registered not-for-profit Charity that endeavours to INSPIRE, TRAIN and SUPPORT individuals and families to become lasting foster parents. They recognise that children can experience holistic wellbeing and improved outcomes when they are immersed into safe and nurturing therapeutic environments. Immerse delivers Trust-Based Relational Intervention TBRI® training, designed to help foster parents meet the unique needs of children who have experienced complex developmental trauma.

KidsLink

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Cost of Service - Other

    Each service on KidsLink has its own costings

  • Telephone 021 173 6422
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 6A David Sidwell Place, Whangaparaoa 0932
  • Postal Address PO Box 467, Whangaparaoa
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
KidsLink is an online resource available to parents to find a range of services (some services will incur a cost) that specialise in working with children, teenagers and their families with issues that affect their learning, development and well-being.

La Leche League New Zealand Inc (LLLNZ)

  • Telephone Naomi 021 02670039 or Ally 027 273 8501 (txt only please)
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address https://lalecheleague.org.nz/
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
North Shore La Leche League welcomes mothers and pregnant women to our meetings for encouragement, support, information and discussion on a wide range of breastfeeding and parenting topics.

North Shore Playcentre Association

  • Telephone 09 415 3321
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  • Address Unit C4, 8 Henry Rose Place, Rosedale, Albany, Auckland 0632
  • Postal Address PO Box 300-720, Albany North Shore City, 0752
  • FAX 09 415 3341
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Playcentre provides an early childhood education option for Whanau/families. Playcentres offer a safe and secure learning environment for children from birth to 6 years, emphasising child initiated play and the importance of whanau/families as the first and most important educators of their children. The centres are run co-operatively by whanau/parents as an extension to the whanau/family setting. We are Ministry of Education licensed.

Parent Aid North West

  • Telephone 09 420 7002, 027 544 1450 or 0800 222 402
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  • Address 1 Porter Crescent, Helensville, Auckland, 0840
  • Postal Address PO Box 5, Helensville, Auckland, 0840
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Parent Aid offers free, practical home help to South Kaipara families with an under five year old. Whether you have a new baby, there is sickness, injury, stress, or just plain tired, Parent Aid can lighten the load. It's like a friend coming in to help with light housework, caring for children while the parent rests or by preparing a meal for the family. Service is available from Kumeu through to Glorit and areas in between.

Parent Aid Waitakere

  • Telephone 09 836 4122
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  • Address 13 Edsel Street (Family Action Building) Henderson Auckland 0612
  • Postal Address PO Box 121 385 Henderson Auckland 0650
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Providing free, caring, practical home help in times of accidents, illness, stressful situations or other emergency to persons who have the everyday care of children.
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