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General / Support Services

Aotearoa Latin American Community Inc (ALAC INC)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 636 5313
    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 is a social services provider that supports migrant and refugees, mainly from Latin America, throughout their settlement process in New Zealand. Its multi-disciplinary staff provides 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, labor exploitation, etc.

Auckland Business Chamber : New Kiwis

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 263 8840
    0800 709 907
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 90 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010
  • Postal Address PO Box 47, Auckland 1140
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
New Kiwis Website is a free service that provides online recruitment support for: Employers within New Zealand Migrants and returning Kiwis who are looking for employment New Kiwis provides the free 'New Kiwi Career Success' 2-day programme for migrant job seekers and returning kiwis; assisting job seekers to effectively find jobs in New Zealand that match their key skills and experiences. The programme also offers post training alternatives (follow-up workshops and one-on-one support).

Auckland Refugee Council Inc. (Asylum Seekers Support Trust)

  • Telephone 09 378 7434
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 4 Warnock St, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address PO Box 78024, Grey Lynn, 1245
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Provide emergency accommodation and support to asylum seekers / convention refugees.

Belong Aotearoa (Formerly known as Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust – ARMS)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 625 2440
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 2, 8 Virginia Ave East, Eden Terrace Auckland 1020
  • Postal Address PO Box 27 367 Mt Roskill, Auckland 1440
  • Regions Served Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Belong Aotearoa is a non-profit social change organisation working towards an inclusive and connected Aotearoa, where we all belong. Belong Aotearoa work collaboratively to innovate and lead initiatives that support newcomer, migrant, former refugee and ethnic communities. Belong Aotearoa’s work is focused around addressing un/underemployment, social isolation, barriers to collaboration and racism and discrimination. Some of their work includes research, consultations, community outreach projects, advocacy, workshops, and training sessions.

CADS Asian Focus

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 845 1818
  • Address Level 2, 409 New North Road, Kingsland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Some CADS staff are fluent in the main Asian languages. CADS also have access to free interpreters specialising in over 20 languages. CADS offer a range of free services for people using alcohol and other drugs and their family and friends: Information about alcohol and other drugs Individual and family counselling Referral to other health professionals Free interpreters (more than 20 languages) All their services are facilitated by professional alcohol and drug clinicians.

CNSST Foundation

  • Telephone 09 570 1188
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  • Address 20-22 Clifton Court, Panmure, Auckland 1024
  • Postal Address PO Box 14129, Panmure, Auckland 1741
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Chinese New Settlers Services Trust (CNSST) provide community based social services for the Chinese and Korean communities. Services are provided in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and English: social work support counselling services community education employment services settlement services free Chinese and Korean legal clinics holiday youth programme parenting support groups senior mutual support network

Human Rights Commission (HRC)

  • Telephone 0800 496 877
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  • Address Level 7, The AIG Building, 41 Shortland Street, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 6751, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141
  • 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.

Independent Living Charitable Trust (ILS)

  • Telephone 0800 625 100 or 09 550 3387
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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
ILS is a charitable trust that delivers the Disability Information Advisory Services (DIAS); providing free, independent information and advice to those with disabilities and the public through Information Consultants (English and Asian speaking) and the Mobile Service. DIAS also provides information on accessing funded disability support services. ILS also provide a range of other services such as mobility hire equipment, access audits etc which do incur a cost.

Kaipatiki Community Facilities Trust (KCFT)

  • Telephone 09 484 8854 or 0274834511
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 15 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield
  • Postal Address PO Box 34 344, Birkenhead, Auckland 0746
  • 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.

Migration Programmes (New Zealand Red Cross)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 262 0942
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 33 Lambie Dr, Manukau, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 97 144, Manukau, 2241
  • 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.

New Zealand Ethnic Social Services Trust (NZESS)

  • Telephone 09 834 6668
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 56A, Covil Avenue, Te Atatu South, Waitakere 0610
  • Postal Address PO Box 19 709, Avondale, Auckland 1746
  • 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

New Zealand Newcomers Network

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 04 916 9177
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
The New Zealand Newcomers Network is a network of groups throughout New Zealand welcoming newcomers. Whether you're new to New Zealand or just to your region, the New Zealand Newcomers Network helps you find community and connections; ease your transition, meet people and make friends. Visit their website to find/join your local Newcomers group.

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)
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 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

WATIS - Waitemata Translation & Interpreting Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 442 3211
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 3 Mary Poynton Crescent, Takapuna 0622 (Head office - North Shore Hospital)
  • Postal Address Private Bag 93-503 Takapuna, Auckland 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
WATIS is a Waitematā DHB in-house translating and interpreting service with a 24-hour, 7-days call centre for coordinating requests in over 90 languages & dialects, including NZ sign language. Health providers can contact WATIS to book an interpreter in advance. Service type SINT - onsite face to face interpreting TINT - telephone interpreting APC - appointment confirmation TA - telephone assignment Document translation (WDHB flyers etc)

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