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Health Support

A Girl Called Hope

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 443 7136
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 302 197, North Harbour, Auckland 0751
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Wellbeing Programmes both Residential and in Community for young women (16-28yrs) from throughout Aotearoa. Programmes are to strengthen resilience and promote healthy coping skills. Residential Wellbeing Programme is voluntary. 16 weeks living on site (Auckland) and regular weekend leave is part of programme to remain connected to whanau. 8 weeks remote counselling is offered upon return to community, as part of our 12 month Transition Support.

Addictive Eaters Anonymous

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 03 662 9128
  • 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
Addictive Eaters Anonymous (AEA) is a worldwide Twelve Step fellowship based on Alcoholics Anonymous. AEA members have found recovery from binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, other forms of addictive eating and compulsive exercise. Through working the Twelve Steps of AEA members find peace of mind and ability to live a meaningful and productive life. AEA have several regular Zoom meetings each week to which all are welcome. Go to addictiveeatersanonymous.org/meetings for further details and links to join our meetings.

ADHD New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 625 1754
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Yarnton House, 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland 1061
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The vision of ADHD New Zealand is to advance the ADHD Community by providing practical information and support. ADHD New Zealand provide phone, email, website and Facebook support, post extensive information packs to members, publish a bi-monthly E-newsletter and provide library resources. They also provide the opportunity to interact with others within their ADHD community through Parent educations courses, awareness events, ADHD Kids Basketball programme, private Facebook groups and Adult groups.  

Allergy New Zealand Inc

  • Telephone 09 623 3912
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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 PO Box 305, Warkworth, 0941
  • 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)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0508 274 274
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 13435, Tauranga 3141
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
AphasiaNZ provides support services, information, education and resources to people affected by aphasia after stroke, head injury, brain tumour, and Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA). AphasiaNZ educates communities about the nature and effects of aphasia.

Arthritis New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 663 463
  • 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
Provides information/advice and management for all types of arthritis, such as Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleroderma, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, etc. Arthritis New Zealand offers health advice and support from trained health professionals by phone, email, online courses and social media.

Auckland Sexual Health Service

  • Telephone 0800 739 432
  • Address 418 Glenfield Road, Glenfield
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Counselling in sexual identity, Sexual dysfunctions, Sexual addictions, Chronic Sexual Pain Syndromes, Testing for and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Doctors referrals not necessary but appointment essential. Condoms and Clinics available.

Blind Low Vision NZ (formerly Blind Foundation)

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Cost of Service - Other Equipment purchase can be high cost but as its not a service I havent selected other.
  • Telephone 0800 243 333
  • 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
Blind Low Vision NZ is the main provider of practical and emotional support for people who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision. BLVNZ 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.

Bowel Cancer NZ

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 367 968
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 301517 Albany
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Bowel Cancer NZ are a patient focused, nationwide charity offering support to patients, whanau and survivors of bowel cancer in New Zealand.

Breast Cancer Support Inc (BCS)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 273 222
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 10150, Dominion Rd, Auckland 1446
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
BCS offers practical and emotional support to women experiencing a recent or past diagnosis of breast cancer. Our service is provided by trained volunteers who 'have been there too' and can offer both one-to-one and group support. Our volunteers provide assistance from a positive personal perspective, facilitating communities of support, acceptance and healing for all women experiencing breast cancer in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Breast Screen Waitemata Northland

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 270 200
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Lake Pupuke Drive, Takapuna, Auckland 0622 (North Shore)
    NorthWest Shopping Centre, 4 Maki Street, Westgate, Auckland 0814 (Waitakere)
  • Postal Address PO Box 33240, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
BreastScreen Waitematā Northland is part of BreastScreen Aotearoa, the national breast screening programme for women aged 45 - 69 years. The aim of this programme is to reduce the number of women dying from Breast Cancer by offering FREE screening mammograms (and follow-up assessments if necessary) to eligible women every 2 years. We also have a Mobile Screening Unit that visits various locations. For more information regarding eligibility criteria and the Mobile Unit Schedule Freephone 0800270200, or visit www.timetoscreen.nz/breast-screening/

CADS Pregnancy & Parental

Overview
CADS Pregnancy and Parental Service (PPS) are a mobile team who provide assessment, information, and support to pregnant women and parents of children under 3 years of age.

CADS Rainbow Focus

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1844
  • Address CADS Central, 1st Floor, 409 New North Rd, Kingsland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CADS provide specialist counselling, group support and information to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (Rainbow) communities in Auckland. They have a designated Rainbow clinician for the adult service and a LGBTI clinician in the youth service (Altered High) Each CADS unit/service has a clinician with a specialist interest in sexuality and gender diversity All CADS clinicians receive training in working effectively with Rainbow people

Cancer Society NZ

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 226 237
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres, Grafton Auckland 1023
  • Postal Address PO Box 1724, Shortland St, Auckland 1140
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Their team of professional staff and volunteers are there to help people with cancer, their whanāu and supporters. Having cancer can be hard but finding help does not need to be. The Cancer Society has a range of free services designed to provide support for you and your family through diagnosis, treatment and to prepare you for life after cancer. Their free services include: Psychology, Community Nurses, Volunteer Driving service.

Care on Call

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

    Care On Call provides MOH, ACC funded services as well as privately paid support

  • Telephone 0800 664 422
    09 966 0011
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 5, 55 Anzac Ave, 1010
  • Postal Address PO Box 9522, Newmarket, Auckland 1149
  • 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 care, 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. Care On Call provides Ministry of Health and ACC funded services as well as privately paid support.

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.

Coeliac New Zealand Incorporated

  • Cost of Service Low Cost, Other
  • Telephone 09 414 7467
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Postal Address PO Box 9734, Newmarket, Auckland 1149
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Coeliac New Zealand is a membership-based not-for-profit organisation. Their vision is to help people with coeliac disease live healthy lives every day by providing advocacy, support, information and resources.

Comprehensive Care

  • Telephone 09 415 1091
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 42 Tawa Drive, Albany
  • Postal Address PO Box 302163, North Harbour, Auckland 0751
  • 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.
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