Altogether Autism

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

ASD in Education

0800 422 599 – www.seonline.tki.org.nz/ASD

ASD Kid’s Trust

Email – www.asdkidstrust.com

Autism NZ National

0800 AUTISM (288 476) –  – www.autismnz.org.nz

Autism Auckland Chinese Support Group

021 1168 716 – 

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

021 082 15917 or 027 956 9073 –  – www.abatherapy.co.nz

Cloud 9 Children’s Foundation ASD

Asperger support – 04 232 4795 – – 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 – http://www.asdpasifika.org.nz/

Tips for Autism

06 364 5645 –  – www.tipsforautism.org.nz

Anxiety NZ Trust

0800 ANXIETY (0800 269 4389) –  – www.anxiety.org.nz

Auckland Therapy Counselling

www.aucklandtherapy.co.nz

Barnados

09 625 3687 –  – 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 0800 775 222 –  – 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 – 04 473 5164 –  – www.familyworks.org.nz

Home & Family Counselling

Phone 09 630 8961 – email – www.homeandfamily.org.nz

Head Space

www.headspace.org.nz

Kidsline

0800 543 754 – http://www.kidsline.org.nz/

Lifeline

0800 543 354 (24/7 number) – http://www.lifeline.org.nz/

Kidz First Children’s Hospital

Phone 09 276 0000 – https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/kidz-first-childrens-hospital/

Marinoto Child & Adolescent

West (09) 822 8666 / North 0800 489 555 – https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/public/mental-health-specialty/waitemata-dhb-marinoto-child-and-youth-mental/

Lifespan Counselling and Rehab

(09) 377 LIFE (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 – (09) 367 0000 –  – 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 – 04 233 0164-  – 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 text 5626 – www.thelowdown.co.nz

Werry Centre

Child & Adolescent Mental Health – (09) 923 4360 –  – 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

027 NZL IEAG (027 6954324) –  – www.ieag.org.nz

Ministry of Education

(04) 463 8000 –  – 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 –  – http://www.ohomairangi.co.nz/

Special Education

0800 422 599 – – www.seonline.tki.org.nz

EduSearch

All education providers in New Zealand – (09) 473 0034 – 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

0800 Be in touch (234 686) –  – 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 / 0800 786 3784 –  – www.papatoetoe-south.school.nz

Intermediate Schools

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

Mt Roskill Intermediate, phone (09) 620 8508 – – https://www.mri.school.nz/

Secondary Schools

Mt Roskill Grammar, MacLean Centre, phone (09) 621 0050 –  – www.mrgs.school.nz

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

Papatoetoe High School, Richards Centre, phone (09) 278 4086 –  – 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

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 – (09) 8386696 – www.arohanui.school.nz

Blomfield Special School and Resource Centre, Whangarei – (09) 438 2105 –  – www.blomfield.school.nz

Carlson School, Auckland – (09) 625-9343 –  – www.carlson.school.nz

Goldfields School (Paeroa) – 07 862 7172 –  – http://www.gfs.school.nz/

Hamilton North School, Hamilton – (07) 849 3029 –  – www.hamnorth.school.nz

Kaka Street Special School, Tauranga – (07) 578 4424 –  – www.kakastreet.school.nz

Kea Street Specialist School, Rotorua – (07) 3476717 –  – https://www.keastreet.ac.nz/

Mt Richmond School, Auckland – 09 2591425 –  – www.mtrichmondschool.co.nz

Oaklynn Special School, Auckland – (09) 827 4748 –  – www.oaklynn.school.nz

Parkside School, Auckland – (09) 238 9689 – www.parkside.net.nz

Patricia Ave School, Hamilton – 07 856 7146 –  – www.patave.school.nz

Rosehill School, Auckland – (09) 2984569 –  – www.rosehill.school.nz

Sir Keith Park School, Auckland – (09) 2754455 –  – www.skp.school.nz

Sommerville School, Auckland – (09) 570 9787 –  – www.sommervillespecial.school.nz

Sunnydene Special School, Auckland – (09) 6207680 –  – www.sunnydene.school.nz

Wairau Valley Special School, Auckland – (09) 444 5552 –  – https://www.wvss.school.nz/

Wilson School, Auckland – (09) 489 5648 –  – 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 – (03) 322 7038 –  – www.halswell.school.nz

Salisbury School, (for girls), Nelson – (03) 544 8119 –  – 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 – (09) 832 4918 –  – www.westbridge.school.nz

Wellcare training for support workers

0800 293 552 – www.healthcarenz.co.nz

Accessable Auckland

Adaptive equipment, housing alterations, etc. – (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 BROLLY (0800 276 559) –  – www.brollysheets.com

Improving Life Outcomes

 – https://improvinglifeoutcomes.org.nz/

Enable Services

Needs assessment in the Waikato Area – 0800 362 253 (0800 Enable) –  – 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 – 027 221 8539 –  – www.gordonsfootwear.co.nz

Glasses and eyesight testing check

For assessors phone 0800 17 1981

Independent Living Services

0800 625 100 – http://www.ilsnz.org/

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

Knee Scooters

0800 395 395 – http://www.kneescooters.co.nz/

Pure Skills Ltd

Phone 09 479 4150, email: 

Special Kids

Clothing for kids – 021775438 –  – www.specialkids.co.nz

Stay Dry

For all incontinence needs, all sizes – 07 865 9647 –  – www.staydry.co.nz

Mobility Solutions

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

Talklink

Communication assessment, devices & aids – www.talklink.org.nz

Up2date

0800 227 363 – www.up2date.co.nz

Zabonne

Adapted items etc. – 09 836 8876 –  – 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

0508 CHARITIES (0508 242 748) –  – www.charities.govt.nz

Enable NZ

All areas except Auckland – 0800 171 981 –  – www.disabilityfunding.co.nz

Halberg All Sports Fund

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

J.R McKenzie Youth Education Fund

(04) 472 8876 –  – www.jrmckenzie.org.nz

Jubilee Trust

09 625 9378 or 0800 227 2255 –

Koru Care

Charity for children – 09 523 2456/ 09 5230054 –  – www.korucare.co.nz

Lotteries

0800 824 824 –  – www.communitymatters.govt.nz

Make a Wish Foundation

Children 3-17years – 0800 80 70 80 – www.makeawish.org.nz

Ronald McDonald Holiday Accommodation

09 365 8303/ 0274 917 836 –  – 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 – (09) 921 9155 – https://aih.aut.ac.nz/

Auckland Regional Dental Service

Free to children – 0800 TALK TEETH (0800 825 583) – www.ards.co.nz

Barrier Free Training

021 029 16314 –  – www.barrierfreenz.org.nz

CCS Disability Action

0800 227 2255 (Auckland) –  – www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz

Child Development Services (pre-school)

Check your local Health Board.

Choice in Community Living

0800 855 066 –  – 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

Support Options

0800 625 100 – www.supportoptions.co.nz

Driving Assessments Auckland

021 1380124 –  – www.aucklanddrivingassessments.com

Explore (division of Health Care NZ)

Phone 0800 605 001 or email: 

Enliven, Presbyterian Support Northern

09 622 4788 –  – 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

Geneva Northlink Health

All ages, phone 0800 425 999 –  – http://www.genevanorthlink.com/

Glowkids Conductive Education and Occupational Therapy

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

Health & Disability Advocacy Service

Phone 0800 555 050 –  – http://advocacy.hdc.org.nz/

Health & Disability Commissioner

0800 11 22 33 –  – www.hdc.org.nz

Healthcare NZ

0800 300 114 – 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 – (09) 817 3761 – www.hohepa.com

IDEA Services

Intellectual Disability, (09) 523 4198 –  – www.idea.org.nz

Kid’s Health

www.kidshealth.org.nz

Language Line

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

Lifewise

09 302 5390 – – www.lifewise.org.nz

Ministry of Health Disability

0800 DSD MOH (0800 373 664) –  – www.health.govt.nz/your-health/services-and-support/disability-services

Ministry of Social Development

+64 4 916 3300 – www.msd.govt.nz

Mobility Parking

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

Mobility Dogs

09 8366238 –  – 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 – http://kotukufoundation.org.nz/

Podiatry Clinics at AUT

09 921 9155 –  – https://aih.aut.ac.nz/

SAMS

Training & support for carers/family – 04 5698301 – – 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 – 09 278 6314 –  – www.taikura.org.nz

Talklink

Assessment for assistive communication technology – (09) 815 3232 –  – 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

0800 933 922 – http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/services-and-support/health-care-services/free-vision-checks-children

Wilson Centre

Child Disability Services – 0800 948 787 –  – http://wilsonhometrust.org.nz/

Waitemata DHB

Child Development Services – (09) 486 8900 – http://www.waitematadhb.govt.nz/

Well Child/Tamariki Ora

Free to children 4 weeks to 5 years – http://www.wellchild.org.nz/

LIFEWISE Homecare Services

09 302 5390 –  – www.lifewise.org.nz

Manawanui InCharge

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

Presbyterian Support Northern Enliven

09 520 8600 –  – https://www.psn.org.nz/

VisionWest Home Healthcare Auckland

09 818 0700 –  – www.VisionWest.org.nz

Auckland Disability Law

09 257 5140 –  – 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 –  – http://advocacy.hdc.org.nz/

Health & Disability Commission

Advocacy and rights – 0800 11 22 33 –  – www.hdc.org.nz

Justice Action Group

For people with cognitive impairment – 027 228 9121 –  – 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

0800 496 877 –  – www.hrc.co.nz

A Guide for Carers

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

Carers NZ

0800 777 797 –  – www.carers.net.nz

Complex Care Group

Support and connection – 0800 852 693 – 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

(09) 523 4198 –  – www.ihc.org.nz

Incredible Years Parenting Programme

http://incredibleyearsnz.co.nz/parents

It’s Not OK

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

Lifewise

Health & disability, early education, crisis housing, families & communities  – 09 302 5390 –  – www.lifewise.org.nz

Ohomairangi Trust

Special Needs Early Intervention and parenting class – 09 263 0798 –  – http://www.ohomairangi.co.nz/

Parent to Parent

0508 236 236 – www.parent2parent.org.nz

NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders

+64 4 385 1119 –  – 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 – 0800 SHAKTI – www.shakti.org.nz

Strengthening Families

04 978 4283 –  – www.strengtheningfamilies.govt.nz

Upside of Down

Parent forum – 0800-693-724 (press 2) –  – www.upsideofdown.co.nz

Yes Disability Resource Centre

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

Young Carers NZ

0800 777 797 – 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 Playgroup

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 Playgroup 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.
For more information, contact Margaret Davidson on nzmargaret@gmail.com or Marjorie Blakeley on johnandmarjorie4@gmail.com – http://www.stlukes.org.nz/event/music-fun-playgroup

South Auckland Playgroup

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

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

Eastgate Community Trust

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

Geneva Healthcare

09 353 5200 – 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 – (09) 523 4198 –  – https://www.ihc.org.nz/idea-services

Kaleidocare

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

Laura Ferguson Trust

0800 4 REHAB (0800 473 422) –  – www.laurafergusson.co.nz

Masada

Phone 09 576 5229 –  – http://altogetherautism.org.nz/register/masada/

New Creation Mission Centre

Korean day programmes – 09 299 3433 –  – http://www.raeburnhouse.org.nz/directory-of-support-services/item/618-new-creation-mission-centre

Northland Holidays

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

NZCare Disability

16-30 yr ASD, Physical and Intellectual – 0800 300 114 – www.nzcare.co.nz

Open Home Foundation

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

Renaissance Group

07 444 5245 – – 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 – 09 276 6282 – www.terooputaurima.org.nz

VisionWest Community Trust

09 818 0700 –  – 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

Ryan Hewit on 027 227 9501 – www.facebook.com/pages/ACE-Active-Choice-Exercise/185769221459957

Achilles Track Club NZ

All abilities sports –  – www.achillesnewzealand.org

Adaptive Snow Sports

+64 3 443 4085 –  – https://www.snowsports.co.nz/get-involved/adaptive-snow-sports/

Allsports

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

Ambury Park

Riding Therapy – www.amburyparkcentre.org.nz

Art Adventure

Phone 09 358 4024 – https://www.facebook.com/Art-Adventure-206912489328084/

Arts Access Aotearoa

+64 4 802 4349 –  – www.artsaccess.org.nz

Auckland Dyspraxia Teens Club

www.aucklanddyspraxia.org.nz

Boccia

0800 503 603 ext. 4 – www.boccia.org.nz

Carlson Toy Library

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

Circability Trust

09 361 3807 –  – www.communitycircus.co.nz

Clip’n Climb

Phone 09 630 6040 –  – http://www.clipnclimb-auckland.co.nz/

Chinese Youth Trust

Call Mario 09 479 9736 – 

Creative Abilities

Adolescents and adults – (+64) 9 444-0608 – www.creativeabilities.co.nz

Dance4everyone

Phone Allie 021 634 554 –  – www.dance4everyone.com

Dance Therapy

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

Disabled Surfers Association of Australia

021 994 356 – www.disabledsurfers.org

Rhythm Dot Com (Drumming)

021 977 181 –  – www.rhythmdotcom.com

Drumming

Chewy, phone 027 433 4627, email: 

Eastgate Community 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 – https://www.facebook.com/pg/in2itnz/about/?ref=page_internal

Interacting Theatre

Phone 09 849 5595 – http://interacting.org.nz/interactingtheatre/

JM Recreation for Youth

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

Jump North Shore

0800 JUMPWITHUS – 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 – 09-392 7866 – www.littlekickers.co.nz

Kumarani Circus Workshops

www.facebook.com/groups/60986257042

Masada

Recreation for kids/teens, phone 09 576 5229 –  – http://altogetherautism.org.nz/register/masada/

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)

09 366 0320 –  – https://www.oscarnz.org.nz/

Parafed

Sport for physically challenged – (09) 270 2503 – – 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 – http://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

+64 9 638 5364 –  – 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

+64 (0)4 815 9260 –  – www.scouts.org.nz

Spark Art Studio

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

Special Olympics

Programmes for 5 years+ – +64 4 5600 360 –  – www.specialolympics.org

Spirit of Adventure

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

Stand for Children – Kidz a Cool

Holiday camps – 09 534 4017 –  – 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 – +64 (09) 550 6464 –  – www.touchcompass.org.nz

Velca

Fun & Fitness – 09 950 6801 –  – www.velca.co.nz

Wheely Football Auckland Powerchair

027 428 0272 – https://www.facebook.com/AuckPFC/

Youthtown

0800 004 566 –  – 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 –  – http://www.angelman.org.nz/

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

0800 663 463 –  – www.arthritis.org.nz

Attitude Live

Resources, blogs, links, videos, etc. – +64 9 378 1566 –  – www.attitudelive.com

Auckland Dyspraxia Support Group

027 473 9058 – www.aucklanddyspraxia.org.nz

Auckland parents of deaf children

022 0842244 –  – www.apodc.org.nz

Autism – see Autism tab at start of Resource List.

Barrier Free

021 726 074 –  – www.barrierfreenz.org.nz

Be.accessible

0800 Be in touch (234 686) –  – www.beaccessible.org.nz

Brain Injury Association

Phone 09 414 5693 – (09) 520 4807 –  – www.brain-injury.org.nz

Carabiner Mentoring

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

+64 (0) 3 379 6305 –  – https://www.chargesyndrome.org.au/

Citizens Advisory Advocacy

Phone 09 625 7994 –  – www.caauckland.org.nz

Citizens Advice Bureau

0800 FOR CAB (0800 367 222) – www.cab.org.nz

Complex Care Group

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

Carers NZ

(09) 360 7221 – 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

0800 329 332 – www.deaf.org.nz

Down Syndrome Association

Phone 0800 693724 –  – www.nzdsa.org.nz

Deaf Blind Foundation

04-477-2314 – – www.deafblind.org.nz

Dyslexia

email:  – www.dyslexiafoundation.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

+61 2 9295 8359 –  – 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 – +64 27 434 6506 – www.healthclick.co.nz

Hearing House

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

Homebuilders Family Services Warkworth

www.homebuildersfs.org

IDEA Services

(09) 523 4198 – 

Ignite Waitakere

Phone 09 837 0723 – www.ihc.org.nz

Inclusive NZ

04 384 2000 –  – 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

+64 (9) 827 4859 –  – www.kdec.school.nz

Kidshealth

www.kidshealth.org.nz

Kids With Arthritis NZ

027 677 0770 –  – www.kidswitharthritis.org.nz

Mental Health

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

Mobility Dogs

09 8366238 –  – 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, 

NZORD

NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders – +64 4 385 1119 –  – www.nzord.org.nz

NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres

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

Office for Disability Issues

+64 (4) 916 3300 –  – 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

(09) 267 9808 –  – www.rescarenz.org.nz

Blind Foundation

0800 24 33 33 –  – https://blindfoundation.org.nz/

Spectrum Care

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

SPELDNZ

Phone 0800 773 536 – www.speld.org.nz

Spina Bifida NZ

 – website contact form

Steps Forward – Family Services and Support Care

Free 09 424 4584 –  – http://www.stepsforward.co.nz/

Stroke Foundation of NZ

0800 STROKE (0800 78 76 53) –  – www.stroke.org.nz

Support Options

0800 625 100 – www.supportoptions.co.nz

The Cube

09 414 5360 – www.thecube.org.nz

Tourette’s Syndrome

(03) 940-9420 –  – www.tourettes.org.nz

Turners Syndrome

+6421627643 –  – www.turnersyndrome.co.nz

Vaka Tautua

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

Voyager Leadership

www.facebook.com/VoyagerLeadership

Westlinks Family Services

Phone 09 836 1941 –  – https://www.facebook.com/WestLinks.FamilyServices/

Weka Disability Information

0800 362 253 –  – www.weka.net.nz

Yes Disability Resource Centre

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

Auckland Children’s Physiotherapy

Phone 022 155 1677 –  – http://aucklandchildrensphysio.co.nz/

Brain Gym

09 473 8660 –  – www.braingym.org.nz

Child’s Play OT

+64 93006324 –  – www.childsplayot.co.nz

Glowkids Occupational Therapy

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

Conductive Education Hamilton

07 855 7013 –  – www.cewaikato.org.nz

Improving Life Outcomes

 – https://improvinglifeoutcomes.org.nz

Everyday OT

Phone 021 0232 6398 –  – www.everydayot.com

Focus Therapy

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

Kidz Therapy

(09) 849 4232 –  – www.kidztherapy.co.nz

Makaton Workshops

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

Massey University Speech Language Therapy Clinic

0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) –  – http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/institute-of-education/professional-education/speech-and-language-therapy/speech-language-clinic/speech-language-clinic_home.cfm

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. – (09) 520 4030 –  – www.rainbowhouse.net.nz

Speak to Me

Speech & Language Therapist – 02108544513 –  – 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)

0508 353 828 –  – www.elevator.org.nz

Eastgate Community Trust

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

Hohepa Auckland

Phone 09 817 3761 – www.hohepa.com

Geneva Healthcare

+64 (0)9 353 5200 – 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,  – https://newdawnpartnership.org/

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

(09)2774513 –  – www.teroopuwaiora.org.nz

Te Rori a Mua Trust

09 832 4988 –  – www.teroriamua.org.nz

Workbridge

Employment service – 0508 858 858 – www.workbridge.co.nz

Access 4 all

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

Be.accessible

0800 be in touch (234 686) –  – www.beaccessible.org.nz

Dart Disability Driver

(09) 625 5599 –  – www.dial-a-ride-transport.co.nz

DAS Driver Assessment Services

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

Driving Miss Daisy

0800 WITH DAISY (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 – http://www.health.govt.nz/publication/national-travel-assistance-scheme-your-guide-claiming-travel-assistance-brochure

Oyster Accessible Travel NZ – www.oysternz.co.nz

Oyster Accessible Travel provides a platform to search for accessible accommodation, specialised transport, things to do, accessible walks, adaptive equipment hire and specialised tours. We are driving social change, working with DoC to provide better access to our National Parks, working with Regional Tourism Organisations to provide better awareness, driving standards with accommodation providers

R & R Total Mobility Service

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

Re-Li-On-Us Mobility Services

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. 0800 227 2255 – http://www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz/services-and-advocacy/available-services/total-mobility-taxi-vouchers/

Tranz Scenic

Long distance trains, freephone 0800 TRAINS (872 467) – http://www.franklincountry.com/

Child Disability Allowance for less than 18 years

Disability Allowance – income assessed – 0800 559 009 – 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

0800 559 009 – www.workandincome.govt.nz/individuals/a-z-benefits/supported-living-payment.html

Home Help

Contact Work and Income to check eligibility – 0800 559 009 – www.workandincome.govt.nz/individuals/a-z-benefits/home-help.html