Altogether Autism

0800 ASD INFO / 0800 273 463 – www.altogetherautism.org.nz

ASD in Education

www.seonline.tki.org.nz/ASD

ASD Kid’s Trust

www.asdkidstrust.com

Autism NZ National

Phone 03 332 1038 / Auck 09 846 0913, email:  – www.autismnz.org.nz

Autism Auckland Chinese Support Group

Contact Lily 09 276 1396

Autism Eden Trust

Contact Danny Wu 021 992 629

Autism Eye (UK)

www.autismeye.com (informative website)

Autism North Shore Support

Phone 09 414 2164, email: 

Asian Families of Autistic Children

Phone 09 447 0115, email: 

Children’s Autism Foundation

Phone 09 415 7406 – www.autism.org.nz

Climb

Phone 09 419 5025, email:  – www.abatherapy.co.nz

Cloud 9 Children’s Foundation ASD

Asperger support – www.withyoueverystepoftheway.com

Ko te Whanau Outreach Service

Phone 09 263 0798 – www.ohomairangi.co.nz

Manukau Family Support Group

Contact Amanda 021 163 3021, email: 

Pasifika Autism Support

Email: 

Tips for Autism

Phone 04 463 7540 – www.tipsforautism.org.nz

Anxiety NZ Trust

24 hour Support line: 0800 14 ANXIETY (0800 14 269 4389) – www.anxiety.org.nz

Auckland Therapy Counselling

Phone 027 234 5333 – www.aucklandtherapy.co.nz

Barnados

www.barnardos.org.nz

Bereavement Counselling (free)

Phone 486 1688 – www.nshospice.org.nz

Collaborative Counselling

Narrative Therapy, phone 027 483 8790 – www.collaborativecounselling.co.nz

Counselling Services Centre

24/7 Crisis Line 09 277 9324 – www.csccounselling.org.nz

Counties Manukau Whirinaki

Child & Adolescent Mental Health, phone 09 265 4000 – www.healthpoint.co.nz/whirinaki

Family Court Counselling & Mediation Service

www.justice.govt.nz

Family Counsellor

Jules Adams, phone 022 07 10142, email: 

Family Works

Counselling & social work, phone 09 448 2633 – www.familyworks.org.nz

Home & Family Counselling

Phone 09 419 9853 – www.homeandfamily.org.nz

Head Space

www.headspace.org.nz

Kidsline

0800 543 754

Lifeline

0800 543 354

Kidz First Childrens Hospital

Phone 09 276 0000

Marinoto Child & Adolescent

West 0800 800 717 / North 0800 489 555
http://www.waitematadhb.govt.nz/Hospitals-Clinics/Clinics-Services/Marinoto-Child-and-Youth-Mental-Health-Services

Lifespan Counselling and Rehab

Phone 09 377 5433 – www.lifespanhealth.co.nz

Skylight

Grief & loss for children and families, 0800 299 100 – www.skylight.org.nz

Starship Inpatient

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Starship, phone 09 307 4901 – www.starship.org.nz

Samaritans

24 hour telephone counselling, 0800 726 666 – www.samaritans.org.nz

Stand for Children

Health camps, counselling, phone 09 534 4017 – www.standforchildren.org.nz

Tautoko

For those at risk of suicide, their family and friends, phone 0508 828 865 – www.tautoko.org.nz

Te Roopu Kimiora

Whangarei Child & Youth Mental Health Services, phone 09 430 4101 – www.werrycentre.org.nz

The Lowdown

Need to talk, free txt 5626 – www.thelowdown.co.nz

Werry Centre

Child & Adolescent Mental Health, phone 09 369 5703 – www.werrycentre.org.nz

Youthline

Counselling for young people, phone 0800 376 633 or free text 234 – www.youthline.co.nz

Click Special Ed

Resources and information – www.clickspecialednz.com

Glow Kids Conductive Education

Phone 09 845 8070 – www.glowkids.org.nz

Inclusive Education Action Group

www.ieag.org.nz

Ministry of Education

www.edCentre.govt.nz

McKenzie Centre early intervention

Hamilton, phone 07 839 5357 – www.mckenziecentre.nzl.org

Music & Fun Playgroup

For children with special needs, email: 

Ohomairangi Trust

Early Intervention Service, phone 09 263 0798 – www.ohomairangi.org.nz

Special Education

0800 622 222 or Ministry of Special Education – www.seonline.tki.org.nz

EduSearch

All education providers in New Zealand – www.edusearch.co.nz

NZ Parents for Dedicated Learning

www.nzparentsfordedicatedrtlbs.wikispaces.com/

Speld NZ Inc

Learning differences, 0800 773 526 – www.speld.org.nz

Leadership Training

www.beaccessible.org.nz/be-leadership

Schools with Attached Special Education Units (Auckland Area)

Primary Schools

Lincoln Heights, phone 09 833 7480 – www.lincolnheights.school.nz  

Mt Roskill Primary Endeavour Centre, phone 09 620 5050 – www.mrps.school.nz/endeavour-centre

Papatoetoe South, phone 09 278 5231 – www.papatoetoe-south.school.nz

Intermediate Schools

Belmont Intermediate, phone 09 489 4878 – www.belmontint.school.nz

Mt Roskill Intermediate, phone 09 620 7907 – www.mtroskillint.school.nz

Secondary Schools

Mt Roskill Grammar, MacLean Centre, phone 09 621 0052 – www.mrgs.school.nz

Rutherford College, Kotuku Unit, phone 09 834 9790 – www.rutherfordcollege.school.nz

Papatoetoe High School, Richards Centre, phone 09 279 3064 – www.papatoetoehigh.school.nz

Selwyn College, phone 09 521 9610 – www.selwyn.school.nz

Takapuna Grammar, phone 09 489 4167 – www.takapuna.school.nz

Waitakere College, phone 09 836 7890 – www.waitakere-college.school.nz

Day special schools (top half of the North Island)

The following schools are for students in years 1-13. Some students stay until they are 21 years of age.

Arohanui Special School, Auckland – www.arohanui.school.nz

Blomfield Special School and Resource Centre, Whangarei – www.blomfield.school.nz

Carlson School, Auckland – www.carlson.school.nz

Goldfields School (Paeroa) – www.goldspec.school.nz  07 862 7172

Hamilton North School, Hamilton – www.hamnorth.school.nz

Kaka Street Special School, Tauranga – www.kakastreet.school.nz

Kea Street Specialist School, Rotorua, email: 

Mt Richmond School, Auckland – www.mtrichmondschool.co.nz

Oaklynn Special School, Auckland – www.oaklynn.school.nz

Parkside School, Auckland – www.parkside.net.nz

Patricia Ave School, Hamilton – www.patave.school.nz

Rosehill School, Auckland – www.rosehill.school.nz

Sir Keith Park School, Auckland – www.skp.school.nz

Sommerville School, Auckland – www.sommervillespecial.school.nz

Sunnydene Special School, Auckland – www.sunnydene.school.nz

Wairau Valley School, Auckland,

Wilson School, Auckland – www.wilson.school.nz

Residential Special Schools

Specialising in working with students with educational, social and emotional needs, together with an underlying intellectual impairment for students in years 7-10 (on enrolment) who need significantly adapted curriculum due to a slow rate of learning, and whose educational, social and emotional needs, including behaviour, cannot be met in their current environment.

Halswell Residential College, (for boys), Christchurch – www.halswell.school.nz

Salisbury School, (for girls), Nelson – www.salisbury.school.nz

School for those who have severe behaviour difficulties

Westbridge Residential School, Waitakere City

Westbridge is a co-educational school for students in years 3-8. Students at Westbridge will have severe behaviour difficulties – www.westbridge.school.nz

Wellcare training for support workers

0800 293 552 – www.healthcarenz.co.nz

Accessable Auckland

Adaptive equipment, housing alterations, etc., phone 09 620 1700 – www.accessable.co.nz

Adaptive Technological Solutions

Mobile 021 224 2875, phone 04 528 7600 – www.adaptivetech.co.nz

AgePlus equipment

Phone 09 550 3387 – www.ageplus.org.nz

Allied Medical

0800 316 181 – www.alliedmedical.co.nz

Brolly Sheets

0800 276 559 – www.brollysheets.com

Dotty Wobble Visual Communication Resources

www.dottywobble.com

Enable Services

Needs assessment in the Waikato Area, 0800 171 981 – www.enable.co.nz

GoBabyGo

Modified ride on vehicles for children under 7 years with physical disability, phone 021 177 7517 – www.gobabygo.org.nz

Gordon’s Footwear

Children’s Orthopaedic Footware, phone 09 834 5511 – www.gordonsfootwear.co.nz

Glasses and eyesight testing check

For assessors phone 0800 17 1981

Independent Living Services

0800 625 100 – www.ilsnz.org.nz

Physio Health Ltd Rehab

Treatment, equipment sales & hire, 0800 395 395 – www.physiohealth.co.nz

Physio Health Ltd

Phone 021 719 622, email: www.physiohealth.co.nz www.kneescooters.co.nz

Pure Skills Ltd

Phone 09 479 4150, email: 

Special Kids

Clothing for kids – www.specialkids.co.nz

Stay Dry

For all incontinence needs, all sizes – www.staydry.co.nz

Mobility Solutions

Wheelchair/seating assessment, phone 09 815 5615 – www.mobilitysolutions.co.nz

Talklink

Communication assessment, devices & aids, phone 09 838 5629 – www.talklink.org.nz

Up2date

Phone 07 3079101, email:  – www.up2date.co.nz

Zabonne

Adapted items etc, 0800 351 151 – www.zabonne.co.nz

Accessable

Funds the provision of equipment, housing alterations and vehicle modifications on behalf of Ministry of Health, 0508 001 002 – www.accessable.co.nz

Angels for Children Trust

Specialised/adaptive equipment for home or school – www.angelsforchildrencharitabletrust.org.nz

CCS Disability Action

Administers grants, 0800 227 2255 – www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz

Cerebral Palsy Society

Grants 0800 503 603 – www.cpsociety.org.nz

Charities Commission NZ

www.charities.govt.nz

Enable NZ

All areas except Auckland – www.disabilityfunding.co.nz

Halberg All Sports Fund

Phone 09 579 9931 – www.halbergallsports.co.nz

J.R McKenzie Youth Education Fund

www.jrmckenzie.org.nz

Jubilee Trust through CCS Disability Action

Phone 09 625 3308,

Koru Care

Charity for children – www.korucare.co.nz

Lotteries

www.communitymatters.govt.nz

Make a Wish Foundation

Children 3-17years, phone 09 920 4760 – www.makeawish.org.nz

Ronald McDonald Holiday Accommodation

0800 112 282 – www.rmhc.org.nz

Southern Stars Grant-A-Wish

Phone 09 361 4502 – www.southernstars.org.nz

Up2date

Scholarships and tertiary education – www.up2date.co.nz

Variety Children’s Charity and Kids on the Move

Phone 09 520 4111 – www.variety.org.nz

Wilson Home Trust Grants

Click here for more information.

Anxiety NZ Trust

Phone 09 846 9776 – www.anxiety.org.nz

A Supported Life

For those with intellectual challenge, phone 09 836 1740 – www.asupportedlife.co.nz

Akoranga Integrated Health Clinics

Podiatry, Phyiso, Oral Health – www.aut.ac.nz

Auckland Regional Dental Service

Free to children, 0800 433 6825 – www.ards.co.nz

Barrier Free Training

Phone 09 920 4760 – www.barrierfreenz.org.nz

CCS Disability Action

www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz

Child Development Services (pre-school)

Check your local Health Board.

Choice in Community Living

www.health.govt.nz/our-work/disability-services/disability-projects-and-programmes/choice-community-living

Community Neurobehavioural Service

Auckland/Northland phone 09 815 5643 – www.healthpoint.co.nz

Creative Abilities

Phone 09 444 0608 – www.creativeabilities.co.nz

Cure Kids

Child Health Research, phone 09 370 0222 – www.curekids.org.nz

Disability Services

Phone 0800 373 664 – www.supportoptions.co.nz

Driving Assessments Auckland

Phone 0800 004466 – www.aucklanddrivingassessments.com

Explore (division of Health Care NZ)

Phone 0800 605 001 or email: 

Enliven, Presbyterian Support Northern

Phone 0508 222 3654 – www.northern.enliven.org.nz

Hearing Test

Free to children 4 weeks to 5 years. Call PlunketLine on 0800 933 922
http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/conditions-and-treatments/disabilities/hearing-loss/free-hearing-checks-children

Healthline

Health info/advice, phone 0800 611 116, Free Health Information – www.health.govt.nz

Geneva Northlink Health

All ages, phone 0800 425 999 – www.northlinkhealth.org.nz

Glowkids Conductive Education and Occupational Therapy

Phone 09 845 8070 – www.glowkids.org.nz

Health & Disability Advocacy Service

Phone 0800 555 050 – www.advocacy.hdc.org.nz

Health & Disability Commissioner

Phone 0800 555 050 – www.hdc.org.nz

Healthcare NZ

Phone 0800 227 348 – www.healthcarenz.co.nz

Healthpoint

Health providers, services etc – www.healthpoint.co.nz

Hearing House

Phone 09 579 2333 – www.hearinghouse.co.nz

Hohelpa Trust

For children and adults with intellectual disability, phone 09 555 5050 – www.hohepa.com

IDEA Services

Intellectual Disability, phone 0800 442 442 – www.idea.org.nz

Kid’s Health

Phone 0800 611 116 – www.kidshealth.org.nz

Language Line

Qualified telephone interpreter, phone 0900 33 325 (cost per minute) – www.languageline.govt.nz

Lifewise

Phone 0800 442 442 – www.lifewise.org.nz

Ministry of Health Disability

www.health.govt.nz/your-health/services-and-support/disability-services

Ministry of Social Development

www.msd.govt.nz

Mobility Parking

Phone 0800 227 2255 – www.mobilityparking.org.nz

Mobility Dogs

Phone 09 520 4510 – www.mobilitydogs.co.nz

Occupational Therapy NZ

Phone 04 473 6510 – www.nzaot.com

Kotuku Foundation

Assistance Animals Aotearoa, contact Merenia, phone 021 298 4741

Podiatry Clinics at AUT

Phone 09 921 9682

SAMS

Training & support for carers/family – www.sams.org.nz

Starship Children’s Hospital

Phone 0800 728 436 – www.starship.org.nz

Support Options

Online guide for Auckland & Northland – www.supportoptions.co.nz

Taikura Trust

Needs Assessment Auckland, phone 0800 835 4672 – www.taikura.org.nz

Talklink

Assessment for assistive communication technology, phone 0800TalkLink – www.talklink.org.nz

Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau

Intellectual disability support, phone 09 276 6282 – www.terooputaurima.org.nz

Vision testing and glasses for children

Phone 0800 17 198 – http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/conditions-and-treatments/disabilities/vision-loss/free-vision-checks-children1

Wilson Centre

Child Disability Services, phone 09 488 4688 – www.waitematadhb.govt.nz/Hospitals-Clinics/Wilson-Centre

Waitemata DHB

Child Development Services, phone 09 447 0111 – www.healthpoint.co.nz/public/paediatrics/waitemata-dhb-child-disability-service/child-development-service

Well Child/Tamariki Ora

Free to children 4 weeks to 5 years, call PlunketLine on 0800 933 922

LIFEWISE Homecare Services

Phone 09 623 7631 – www.lifewise.org.nz

Manawanui InCharge

Phone 0508 462 427 – www.incharge.org.nz

Presbyterian Support Northern Enliven

Phone 0800 4336 54836 – www.northernenliven.org.nz

VisionWest Home Healthcare Auckland

Phone 09 813 0133 – www.VisionWest.org.nz

Auckland Disability Law

www.aucklanddisabilitylaw.org.nz or www.facebook.com/disabilitylawNZ

Youthlaw

Freephone 0800 UTHLAW – www.youthlaw.co.nz

Health & Disability Advocacy Service

Phone 0800 555 050 – www.hdc.org.nz

Health & Disability Commission

Advocacy and rights – www.hdc.org.nz

Justice Action Group

For people with cognitive impairment, phone 09 818 9413 – www.justiceactiongroup.org

Office of the Ombudsman

Fair treatment for people with disabilities, phone 0800 802 602 – www.ombudsman.parliament.nz

Parents Legal Information Hotline

Phone 0800 499 488, email:  – www.familyservices.govt.nz

Public Trust

To protect the future of NZ’ers. Phone 0800 371 471 – www.publictrust.co.nz

Human Rights Commission

www.hrc.co.nz

A Guide for Carers

For a free copy phone 0800 559 009 – www.carers.net.nz

Carers NZ

Phone 09 406 0412 – www.carers.net.nz

Complex Care Group

Support and connection, phone 09 443 5786 – www.complexcaregroup.org.nz

Disability Connect

Helping families, phone 09 636 0351 – www.disabilityconnect.org.nz

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Phone 09 480 6530 or 0800 472 637 – www.raisinggrandchildren.org.nz

IHC Idea Services

Phone 0800 442 442 – www.ihc.org.nz

Incredible Years Parenting Programme

Phone 09 263 0798 – www.incredibleyears.com

It’s Not OK

Family Violence, phone 0800 456 450 – www.areyouok.org.nz

Lifewise

Health & disability, early education, crisis housing, families & communities – www.lifewise.org.nz

Ohomairangi Trust

Special Needs Early Intervention and parenting class – www.ohomairangi.org.nz

Parent Support

Immediate help for a short time, phone 09 486 4666 – www.parentsupport.org.nz

Parent to Parent

Phone 09 625 5021 – www.parent2parent.org.nz

NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders

Phone 04 4712226 – www.nzord.org.nz

Raeburn House

Wellbeing in the community, phone 09 441 8989 – www.raeburnhouse.org.nz

Shakti

Women & children of Asian, African, Middle Eastern origins, phone 0800 742 584 – www.shakti.org.nz

Strengthening Families

North Shore – www.strengtheningfamilies.govt.nz

Upside of Down

Parent forum – www.upsideofdown.co.nz

Yes Disability Resource Centre

Albany, phone 09 414 5360 – www.yesdisability.org.nz

Young Carers NZ

www.facebook.com/youngcarersnz

GlowKids Sensory Kindy

Classes are led by an Occupational Therapist and ECE Teacher. Full day and half day sessions available. The programme focus is on: sensory integration, motivational play, communication (verbal & visual), social skills, gross motor skills and co-ordination.
13 Coyle St, Sandringham, Auckland, phone 09 845 8070 or email:  – www.glowkids.org.nz

Hand in Hand Play Group

Wilson Home Trust Takapuna. First Wednesday of each month, 10am-12pm term time.
Enjoy a stress free time with other mums, morning tea, plenty of toys and a short music session.

Music Play Group Newmarket

Every 2nd Wednesday in term time, 1.30-2.30pm.
Baby Music Group is a playgroup for babies with special needs aged 0-18 months. This group provides an opportunity for the babies to enjoy music and developmental activities with their parents/caregivers in a supportive environment with retired paediatric therapists.
Contact Margaret Davidson, email:  or Marjorie Blakeley, email: 

South Auckland Play Group

A relaxed morning tea/support group. Contact Marlene, phone 021 120 3235.

All referrals talk to Taikura Trust or your local Needs Assessment Agency.

A Supported Life

West Auckland, phone 09 836 1740 – www.asupportedlife.co.nz

Creative Abilities & Associates

North Shore, phone 09 444 0608 – www.creativeabilities.co.nz

Eastgate

South & East Auckland, phone 09 577 4556 – www.eastgatetrust.co.nz

Geneva Healthcare

Phone 0508 466322 – www.genevahealth.com

Goodwood

Support for adults Brain Injury/Mental Health, phone 09 412 7373 – www.goodwood.org.nz

Idea Services

Some services for children, otherwise 17+ years, phone 0800 442 442 – www.ihc.org.nz

Kaleidocare

Inclusive Community Services, Pukekohe phone 022 438 9693, email: 

Laura Ferguson Trust

Phone 09 524 0537 or 0800 4 REHAB – www.laurafergusson.co.nz

Masada

Phone 09 576 5229 – www.masada.org.nz

New Creation Mission Centre

Korean day programmes, phone 09 292 7234, email: 

Northland Holidays

Personal Cares in Northland, phone 09 430 3406 – www.dovestail.co.nz

NZ Care Group Ltd

16-30 yr ASD, Physical and Intellectual, phone 0800 227 348 – www.nzcare.co.nz

Open Home Foundation

Oasis phone 09 634 2057 – www.ohf.org.nz

Renaissance Group

Phone 09 250 4346 – www.renaissancegroup.co.nz

Respite Care Auckland

Phone 027 200 3413 – www.respitecareauckland.co.nz

Spectrum Care

Phone 09 634 3790 – www.spectrumcare.co.nz

Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust

Intellectual disability, phone 09 634 3790 – www.terooputaurima.org.nz

VisionWest Community Trust

Phone 09 818 0760 – www.visionwest.org.nz

Wilson Centre

Respite/rehabilitation 0-16 years, phone 09 488 4688 – www.waitematadhb.govt.nz/Hospitals-Clinics/Wilson-Centre

Sensational Siblings

Call Kerry for more info 09 488 7490 – www.phab.org.nz

Sib Support

Parent to Parent, phone 0508 236 236 – www.parent2parent.org.nz

Access 4 All

Accessable accommodation and activities – www.access4all.co.nz

Active Choice Exercise ACE

www.facebook.com/pages/ACE-Active-Choice-Exercise/185769221459957

Achilles Track Club NZ

All abilities sports – www.achillesnewzealand.org

Adaptive Snow Sports

Phone 09 528 9573 – www.snowsports.co.nz

Allsports

Halberg, phone 09 579 9931 – www.allsportsnz.co.nz

Ambury Park

Riding Therapy, phone 09 634 076 – www.amburyparkcentre.org.nz

Art Adventure

Phone 09 358 4024 or 022 647 1785, email: 

Arts Access Aotearoa

www.artsaccess.org.nz

Auckland Dyspraxia Teens Club

www.aucklanddyspraxia.org.nz

Boccia

Phone 0800 503 603 – www.boccia.org.nz

Carlson Toy Library

Phone 09 624 3308 – www.carlsontoylibrary.co.nz

Circability Trust

Phone 09 361 13801 – www.communitycircus.co.nz

Clip’n Climb

Phone 09 630 6040 – www.clipnclimb.co.nz

Chinese Youth Trust

Call Mario 09 479 9736 – www.nzcyt.org.nz

Creative Abilities

Adolescents and adults – www.creativeabilities.co.nz

Dance4everyone

Phone Allie 021 634 554 – www.dance4everyone.com

Dance Therapy

Phone 021 184 9676 – www.dancetherapy.co.nz

Disabled Surfing

Phone 021 515 380 – www.disabledsurfers.org

Drumming

Phone 09 846 0079 or 021 977 181 – www.rhythmdotcom.com

Drumming

Chewy, phone 027 433 4627, email: 

Eastgate Trust

Howick, phone 09 577 4556 – www.eastgatetrust.co.nz

Edith’s Garden

Phone 021 162 5124 – www.edithsgarden.org.nz

Elevate

Christian Disability Trust, phone 09 636 4763 – www.elevatecdt.org.nz

Everyday OT

Phone 021 0232 6398 – www.everydayot.com

Extreme Trampolining

For people with Autism, phone 09 636 8726 – www.extremetrampoline.co.nz

Friday Night Fun Night

For children with special needs, phone 021 382 000, email: 

Hang Out with Mates

OT holiday programme, phone 021 023 26398, email:  – www.everydayot.com

In2it Street Crew

Games and challenges – www.in2it.org.nz

Interacting Theatre

Phone 09 849 5595 – www.interacting.org.nz

JM Recreation for Youth

Phone 021 211 9882 – www.facebook.com/jmrecreation

Jump North Shore

Phone 09 600 5397 – www.jumpwithus.co.nz

Junior Disability Games

www.juniordisabilitygames.co.nz

Kids Connect

Christian camp, phone 09 630 5271 – www.cbm.org.nz

LifeKidz Trust

Holiday programme, phone 09 533 6360 – www.lifekidz.org.nz

Little Kickers NZ

Football for boys & girls up to 7yrs, phone 09 815 8607 – www.littlekickers.co.nz

Kumarani Circus Workshops

www.facebook.com/groups/60986257042

Masada

Recreation for kids/teens, phone 09 576 5229 – www.masada.org.nz

Noah’s Autism Ark

Phone 021 798 129 – www.noahsautismark.co.nz

Northern Arena Swim School

Phone 09 421 9700 – www.northernarena.co.nz

Outward Bound Courses

Phone 0800 688 927 – www.outwardbound.co.nz/activate

Out of School Holiday Care and Recreation (OSCAR)

Phone 0800 774 004

Parafed

Sport for physically challenged – www.parafedauckland.co.nz

PEERS at PHAB

Phone 09 4887490 – www.phab.org.nz/what-we-do/peers

Phab Clubs

Teens and young adults, phone 09 488 7490 – www.phab.org.nz

Phab Hangout Days

Teenagers, phone 09 488 7490, email: 

Raukatauri Music Therapy

Phone 09 360 0889 – www.rmtc.org.nz

Recreate Auckland

Phone 09 634 3474 – www.recreate.org.nz

Riding for the Disabled

Phone 04 234 6090 – www.rda.org.nz

Sailability

Phone 09 834 0557 or 027 484 4716 – www.sailabilityauckland.org.nz

Scouts NZ

Phone 0800 SCOUTS – www.scouts.org.nz

Spark Art Studio

All abilities, phone 09 845 5361 – www.sparkcentre.org.nz

Special Olympics

Programmes for 5 years+, phone 09 525 1081 – www.specialolympics.org

Spirit of Adventure

Phone 0800 472 454 – www.spiritofadventure.org.nz

Stand for Children – Kidz a Cool

Holiday camps – www.standforchildren.org.nz/kidzacool-adventures

Star Jam

Performing Arts, phone 09 300 6257 – www.starjam.org

Talk Eazy Group

For 16-22 year olds, phone 021 546 917,

The Cube

By and for young people, phone 09 414 5360 – www.thecube.org.nz

Trikes 4 Bikes

Phone 03 214 9212 – www.trikes4bikes.com

Trikes NZ

Phone 06 367 8272 – www.trikesnz.co.nz

Touch Compass

Mixed ability dance, phone 027 419 9322 – www.touchcompass.org.nz

Velca

Fun & Fitness – www.velca.co.nz

Wheely Football Auckland Powerchair

Phone 09 277 9880 – www.apfc.co.nz

Youthtown

Phone 09 379 5430 – www.youthtown.org.nz

ADHD Association

Phone 09 625 1754 – www.adhd.org.nz

Allergy NZ

Phone 09 623 3912 or 0800 34 0800 – www.allergy.org.nz

Angelman Network

Phone 021 138 2878 – www.angelmannetwork.wordpress.com/

Arthritis Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Phone 09 443 5600 – www.arthritis.org.nz

Attitude Live

Resources, blogs, links, videos, etc. – www.attitudelive.com

Auckland Dyspraxia Support Group

www.aucklanddyspraxia.org.nz

Auckland parents of deaf children

Phone 09 307 2922 – www.apodc.org.nz

Autism – see Autism tab at start of Resource List.

Barrier Free

Phone 027 225 5334, email:  – www.barrierfreenz.org.nz

Be.accessible

www.beaccessible.org.nz

Brain Injury Association

Phone 09 414 5693 – www.brain-injury.org.nz

Carabiner

Phone 09 414 5360  www.facebook.com/carabinermentoring

CCS Disability Action

Phone 0800 227 2255 – www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz

Cerebral Palsy

Phone 0800 503603 – www.cpsociety.org.nz

CHARGE Syndrome Assoc of Australasia

email: 

Citizens Advisory Advocacy

Phone 09 625 7994 or 0800 625 799 – www.caauckland.org.nz

Citizens Advice Bureau

www.cab.org.nz

Complex Carers Group

Phone 09 443 5786 – www.complexcaregroup.org.nz

Carers NZ

Phone 0800 777 797 – www.carers.net.nz

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome

Phone Liz 09 378 0720

Counties Manukau Special Needs Support Group

Call or txt Marlene 021 120 3235

Cri du Chat Support Group

Phone 09 436 1113 – www.criduchat.org.nz

Dyspraxia Support Group NZ

Phone 03 358 3249 – www.dyspraxia.org.nz

Deaf Aotearoa NZ

Phone 09 820 1280 – www.deaf.org.nz

Down Syndrome Association

Phone 0800 693724 – www.nzdsa.org.nz

Deaf Blind Foundation

email:  – www.deafblind.org.nz

Dyslexia

email:  – www.dyslexiafoundation.org.nz

Dyspraxia & DCD

Phone 09 473 9055 – www.aucklanddyspraxia.org.nz

Epilepsy North Shore/Rodney

Phone 0800 374 537 – www.epilepsy.org.nz

Family Information Starship

Phone 09 307 4949 – www.starship.org.nz

Fetal Alcohol Network NZ

Phone 09 520 7037 – www.fan.org.nz

Genetic Support

www.geneticalliance.org.au

Glow Kids (early childhood)

Phone 09 845 8070 – www.glowkids.org.nz

Health Navigator

www.healthnavigator.org.nz

Health Click

Interactive Health Education for youth – www.healthclick.co.nz

Hearing House

Phone 09 579 2333 – www.hearinghouse.co.nz

Hibiscus Coast Family Services

Free 09 424 4584 – www.hbcfamilyservices.co.nz

Homebuilders Family Services Warkworth

www.homebuildersfs.org

IDEA Services

Phone 0800 442 442

Ignite Waitakere

Phone 09 837 0723 – www.ihc.org.nz

Inclusive NZ

www.inclusivenz.org.nz

Independent Living Services

Phone 0800 625 100 – www.ilsnz.org

KEEA

For children who wet and/or soil, phone 0800 650 659 – www.continence.org.nz

Kelston Deaf Education Centre

www.kdec.school.nz

Kidshealth

www.kidshealth.org.nz

Kids With Arthritis NZ

Phone 021 141 3868 – www.kidswitharthritis.org.nz

Mental Health

Phone 09 623 4812 – www.mentalhealth.org.nz

Mobility Dogs

Phone 09 448 5520 – www.mobilitydogs.co.nz

Muscular Dystrophy (Neuromuscular conditions)

Phone 0800 800 337 – www.mda.org.nz

Needs Assessment Service Coordination NZ

www.nznasca.co.nz

NZ Chinese Youth Trust Support Group

For parents of children with special needs, phone 09 479 9736, email: 

NZORD

NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders, phone 04 471 2225 – www.nzord.org.nz

NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres

Phone 0800 693 342 – www.nzfdic.org.nz

Office for Disability Issues

www.odi.govt.nz

Parents of Vision Impaired NZ Inc

Phone 04 293 8236 – www.pvi.org.nz

People First

Learning disability, phone 0800 206 070 – www.peoplefirst.org.nz

PHAB

Phone 09 487 6490 – www.phab.org.nz

Neurological Foundation

Phone 09 309 7749 – www.neurological.org.nz

Rescare

Phone 09 309 7749 – www.rescarenz.org.nz

Royal NZ Foundation for the Blind

Phone 09 355 6917 – www.rnzfb.org.nz

Spectrum Care

Phone 09 634 3790 – www.spectrumcare.co.nz

SPELDNZ

Phone 0800 773 536 – www.speld.org.nz

Spina Bifida NZ

Contact Diane, phone 07 827 4239, email:  – website contact form

Stroke Foundation of NZ

Phone 0800 78 7653 – www.stroke.org.nz

Support Options

www.supportoptions.co.nz

The Cube

www.thecube.org.nz

Tourette’s Syndrome

www.tourettes.org.nz

Turners Syndrome

www.turnersyndrome.co.nz

Vaka Tautua

Phone 0800 825 282 – www.vakatautua.co.nz

Voyager Leadership

Phone 09 414 5360 – www.facebook.com/VoyagerLeadership

Westlinks Family Services

Phone 09 836 1941 – www.westlinksfamilyservices.co.nz

Weka Disability Information

Phone 0800 171 981 – www.weka.net.nz

Yes Disability Resource Centre

Phone 09 414 5360 – www.yesdisability.org.nz

Auckland Children’s Physiotherapy

Phone 022 155 1677 – www.facebook.com/childrensphysio.NZ

Brain Gym

www.braingym.org.nz09 473 8660

Child’s Play OT

Phone 09 639 314 or 027 469 5884 – www.childsplayot.co.nz

Glowkids Occupational Therapy

Phone 09 845 8070 – www.glowkids.org.nz

Conductive Education Hamilton

www.cewaikato.org.nz

Dotty Wobble Visual Communication & Resources

www.dottywobble.com

Everyday OT

Phone 021 0232 6398 – www.everydayot.com

Focus Therapy

Phone 09 479 3727 – www.focustherapy.co.nz

Kidz Therapy

Phone 09 849 4232 – www.kidztherapy.co.nz

Makaton Workshops

Phone 09 818 7115 – www.makaton.org.nz

Massey University Speech Language Therapy Clinic

Phone 09 414 0800 ext 41290 – www.massey.ac.nz

Music Therapy – Raukatauri Music Therapy Trust

Phone 09 360 0889 – www.rmtc.org.nz

Occupational Therapy for Kids

Phone 021 75 85 95 – www.occtherapy4kids.co.nz

Physio Health Ltd Rehab

Treatment/equipment, phone 0800 395 395 – www.physiohealth.co.nz

QRS Quality Rehab Service

Phone 0800 557 556 – www.qualityrehab.co.nz

Rainbow House Ltd

Autism etc. – www.rainbowhouse.net.nz

Speak to Me

Speech & Language Therapist, phone 021 554 523 – www.speaktome.co.nz

Sure to Talk Speech Language Therapy

Phone 09 418 0567 – www.suretotalk.co.nz

The Connection

Phone 09 42 11164 – www.theconnection.co.nz

Creative Abilities

16+ years, phone 09 444 0608 – www.creativeabilities.co.nz

Elevator (Geneva)

Phone 09 531 5600 – www.elevator.org.nz

Eastgate

Phone 09 577 4556 – www.eastgatetrust.co.nz

Hohepa Auckland

Phone 09 817 3761 – www.hohepa.com

Geneva Healthcare

Phone 0508 466 322 – www.genevahealth.com

IHC Idea Services

Phone 0800 442 442 – www.ihc.org.nz

Kaleidocare Inclusive Community Services

Phone 022 438 9693 – www.disabilityconnect.org.nz

New Dawn Partnership

Phone 09 486 4869, email: 

Poly-emp

Manukau, phone 09 968 8765 ext 7144 – www.poly-emp.org.nz

Spectrum Care Trust

Phone 09 634 3790 – www.spectrumcare.org.nz

Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust

Phone 09 276 6282 – www.terooputaurima.org.nz

Te Roopu Waiora

www.teroopuwaiora.org.nz

Te Rori a Mua Trust

Phone 09 832 4760 – www.teroriamua.org.nz

Workbridge

Employment service, phone 09 918 8961 – www.workbridge.co.nz

Access 4 all

A travel site for people looking for accessable accommodation and activities – www.access4all.co.nz

Be.accessible

www.beaccessible.org.nz

Dart Disability Driver

www.dial-a-ride-transport.co.nz

DAS Driver Assessment Services

Phone 0800 427 327 – www.driverassessment.co.nz

Driving Miss Daisy

Phone 0800 948 432 – www.drivingmissdaisy.co.nz

Freedom Mobility

Phone 0800 864 2529 – www.freedommobility.co.nz

MAXX Auckland

Phone 09 366 6400 – www.maxx.co.nz

Mobility Parking Permit

Phone 0800 227 2255 – www.mobilityparking.org.nz

National Travel Assistance Scheme

Phone 0800 281 222 press 2 – www.moh.govt.nz

R & R Total Mobility Service

Phone 09 443 2506 – www.randrmobility.co.nz

Re-Li-On-Us Mobility Services

Phone 0800 025 999 – www.relionus.co.nz

Total Mobility Scheme

Taxi vouchers for people with significant mobility impairments. Taxi vouchers provide a discount of (usually) 50% off the normal taxi fare. You pay the other half to the driver when you exit the taxi. To apply for Total Mobility taxi vouchers, you need to have an assessment by a registered assessor. CCS administer this scheme in partnership with Auckland Regional Transport Authority and Northland Regional Council, can distribute the vouchers, and in some regions also do your assessment, or this might be your local council. www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz

Tranz Scenic

Long distance trains, freephone 0800 872 467

Child Disability Allowance for less than 18 years

Disability Allowance – income assessed – www.workandincome.govt.nz/individuals/a-z-benefits/child-disability-allowance.html

Supported Living payment assistance for people who have or are caring for someone with a disability

www.workandincome.govt.nz/individuals/a-z-benefits/supported-living-payment.html

Home Help

Contact Work and Income to check eligibility – www.workandincome.govt.nz/individuals/a-z-benefits/home-help.html