Disability Support Services


Disability Support Services

The following organisations provide a range of information, education and support services to enable you to understand and manage your condition to live well. Disability support services also help raise awareness of disability in the wider community.


Alzheimers New Zealand 

Alzheimers New Zealand has 21 member organisations located throughout the country which provide support to families and friends caring for a person with Alzheimers, information, education programmes and services appropriate to their local community.
Phone: 
04 381 2362
Fax: 04 381 2365
Website: 
www.alzheimers.org.nz/

 
Provide dementia support services to people with dementia and their families/whanau and carers.
Level 1, Suite 4
58 Surrey Crescent
Grey Lynn
Auckland 1021
Freephone: 0800 004 001
Phone: 
09 622 4230
24-hour information line: 09 634 6205
Fax: 
09 636 0540
Website: www.alzheimers.org.nz


Provide information regarding Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) or services to support people with ASD and their families.
Freephone: 0800 273 463
Website: www.altogetherautism.org.nz



Arthritis New Zealand 
Provide a range of services to all New Zealanders affected by Arthritis.
Freephone: 0800 663 463 
Website: 
www.arthritis.org.nz
Unit B, 383 Khyber Pass Road
Newmarket
Auckland 1023
Phone: 09 523 8905
Fax: 09 523 8909
 
Provides  support, training, advocacy, resources and information on Autism Spectrum disorders, including Aspergers Syndrome.  
642 New North Road
Mt Albert
Auckland 1022
Phone: 09 846 0913
Fax: 09 846 0342


Blind Foundation 
The Blind Foundation is New Zealand's main provider of sight loss habilitation and rehabilitation services to over 11,500 New Zealanders who are blind or have low vision.  The Blind Foundation equips members with the adaptive skills, technology and resources they need to overcome the barriers they face to participate fully in society and lead independent lives.

 
Awhina House
4 Mausell Road
Parnell
Auckland
Freephone: 0800 24 33 33
Phone: 09 355 6969
Fax: 09 355 6936

 
Awhina House
4 Maunsell Road
Parnell
Auckland
Phone: 09 355 6900
Fax: 09 355 6919
 

For information, support and social activities.

 
Brain Injury Association Auckland
Headway House
207 Manukau Road
Epsom
Auckland
Phone: 09 520 4807
Fax: 09 630 7492
 
 
CCS Disability Action provide support and strengthen communities so people with disabilities are included in the life of the family and in their community.
 
Level 3, Orbit Systems House
94 Dixon Street
Wellington 6011
Freephone: 0800 227 200
Phone: 04 801 0854 x 2154
Fax: 04 382 9353
 
 
Royal Oak
Auckland
Freephone: 0800 227 2255
Phone: 09 625 9378
Fax: 09 625 6177


The Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand Inc.'s purpose is to 'enhance the lives and well-being of people with Cerebral Palsy'.  Programmes include: GetOutThere, GetPhysical, GetThis&That, Get on your Trike, Flight for Trikes, GetUpAgain, GetStructured, grant applications, academic grants.  Membership fees apply, see website for more information. 
c/- Yarnton House
14 Erson Avenue
Royal Oak
Auckland
Freephone: 0800 503 603
Phone: 09 625 6177
Website: www.cpsociety.org.nz


Promotes one to one relationships between people who have an intellectual disability and committed citizens who are prepared to act voluntarily to make a positive difference in the life of a person who may be alone, face difficult challenges or be in a risky situation.
528 Mt. Albert Road,
Unit D1 / Three Kings Plaza
Auckland 1025

Website: www.caauckland.org.nz
Phone: 09 358 4141
 
 
Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand
Provides information and resources on life for D/deaf New Zealanders, Deaf culture and New Zealand Sign Language.  Promotes awareness of, access to and advancement of New Zealand Sign Language to help strengthen the rights of Deaf people and give them the confidence to be an active part of society.
1836-1848 Great North Road
Avondale
Auckland
Phone: 09 828 3282 
Fax: 09 828 3235

Disability Connect is the trading name of the Parent and Family Resource Centre, supporting families raising a child with a disability by providing information, education and seminars. 
 
3B Olive Road
Penrose
Auckland 1061
Phone: 09 636 0351
Fax: 09 636 0354
 

Epilepsy New Zealand
Provides education and support to people living with epilepsy and their families.


Suite 4B, Reid House
114 Alexandra Street
Hamilton 3204
Freephone: 0800 20 21 22
Phone: 07 834 3556
Fax: 07 834 3553

 
Freephone: 0800 20 21 22
Phone: 09 373 4312
Fax: 
09 845-2276
 
 
The LIFE Centre
3 William Laurie Place
Albany
Auckland 0632
Freephone: 0800 20 21 22
Phone: 09 442 0977
Fax: 09 442 0978
Website:  www.epilepsy.org.nz

 
Freephone: 0800 20 21 22
Phone: 
09 263 5454
Fax: 09 263 5455


Support the interests and general wellbeing of all people with a hearing loss, their family, whanau and support people to improve their quality of life.


Hearing Association (Auckland) Inc.
Hearing Association (Auckland) is a not-for-profit organisation providing independent, professional information and advice on managing hearing loss and other hearing related concerns. They have an audiology clinic providing hearing solutions, plus an ear wax removal clinic using the micro-suction method.  They sell assistive listening devices, like telephones, and these can be tested at our premises prior to purchase.  They also give talks to organisations and provide free information and advice to individuals upon request.

8 St Vincent Avenue
Remuera
Auckland
Phone: 09 524 9847
Fax: 09 523 1248
Website: www.hearingauckland.co.nz/

 
Huntington's Disease Association - Auckland Inc.
Is dedicated to ensuring the best care and support is made available to people and families living with Huntington's disease in the Auckland and Northland regions.
Neurological Support Centre
7A Taylors Road
Morningside
Auckland
Freephone: 0800 432 825
Phone: (09) 815 9703
Fax: (09) 815 9704
 
 
The Kidney Society Auckland supports people living with chronic kidney disease and kidney failure to manage their condition to live well.  They provide information, advice and support by bringing people with kidney failure and their families together to share their experiences and gain strength, support and encouragement from one another.
5 Swaffield Road
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2025
Freephone: 0800 235 711
Phone: 09 278 1321
Fax: 09 278 1321

 
Motor Neurone Disease Association 
Supports people with motor neurone disease and their carers with information, advocacy and emotional support.  They also provide guidance on accessing the right health and support services at the right time.
Yarnton House
14 Erson Avenue
Royal Oak
Auckland 1061
Phone: 09 624 2148
Website: www.mnda.org.nz
 
 
Support people with Multiple Sclerosis Auckland wide with information.
Mayfield Centre
5 Mayfield Road
Glenfield
Auckland 0629
Freephone: 0800 674 6367
Phone: 09 845 5921
Fax: 09 845 5923
Website: www.msakl.org.nz
Multiple Sclerosis Society - National Office
Level 2
85 The Terrace
Wellington
Freephone: 0800 675 463
Phone: 04 499 0067
Fax: 04 499 4675
Website: www.msnz.org.nz

 
419 Church Street East
Penrose
Auckland 1061
Freephone: 0800 800 337
Phone: 09 815 0247
Fax: 09 815 7260
Website: www.mda.org.nz

 
Lion Foundation House
Level 2, 3 William Laurie Place
Albany
Auckland
Freephone: 0800 636 787
Phone: 09 415 5682
Website: www.mda.org.nz
 
National Contact
Phone: 03 214 5000
Fax: 03 218 2694
 
Freephone: 0800 332 324

 
Phone: 09 520 4791
Email: admin@optionz.org.nz
Website: www.optionz.org.nz


Parent To Parent Auckland
Yarnton House
14 Erson Avenue
Royal Oak
Auckland
Freephone: 0508 236 236
Phone: 09 625 5021
Fax: 09 625 5027
Website: www.parent2parent.org.nz
 
 
Parkinsons Auckland
7A Taylors Road
Sandringham
Auckland
Freephone: 0800 000 480
Phone: 09 278 6918
Fax: 09 278 6918
Website: www.parkinsons.org.nz

 
Freephone: 0800 4 PWS HELP
Mobile: 021 748 190
Website: www.pws.org.nz/


Renaissance Group 
Supporting disabled people.  Renaissance is contracted by the Ministry of Health to deliver Supported Living Services in the greater Auckland region and Choices in Community Living in the greater Auckland and Waikato regions.  Their services are for people aged 17 to 65 years with intellectural, physical and/or sensory disabilities.  
8 Lambie Drive, Manukau, Auckland
Phone: 09 250 4346
Email: info@ren2001.co.nz
Website: www.renaissancegroup.co.nz

Sight Loss Services provide information, equipment and support to New Zealanders who have Low Vision, their families, and others associated with the rehabilitation of people with Low Vision.   Promotes awareness and understanding of Low Vision in the wider community.
Freephone: 0800 555 546
Website: www.sightloss-services.com/
 

Low Vision Centre
437 Remuera Road
Remuera
Phone: 09 520 4643 

 
Low Vision Clinic Ophthalmology  
Building 4
Greenlane Clinical Centre
Phone: 09 307 4949 ext 27641


University of Auckland Optometry Clinics
Grafton and Tamaki Campuses
Phone: 09 923 9909 for appointments
Email
 
Unit 2A 317 Sunset Road
Sunnynook
Auckland
Phone: 09 475 0070
Fax: 09 479 2279
Website: www.stroke.org.nz/

 
START - Auckland Office
Level 1, 541 Parnell Road
Parnell
Auckland
Phone: 09 379 6364
Fax: 09 379 6363 

 
Nikau House (ground floor)
19 Charles Street
Papatoetoe
South Auckland
Phone: 09 277 4513
Fax: 09 277 6390
 
 
Vaka Tautua
Vaka Tautua aims to help improve the health and wellbeing of Pacific people in New Zealand. They provide community support for older people and people living with impairment or mental health impairment.

Auckland Head Office
Level 3, 
15 Sultan St
Ellerslie
Auckland
Freephone: 0800 825 282
Phone: 09 589 1922
Fax: 09 589 1923

West Auckland Office
3/34 Te Pai Place, Henderson, Auckland
Phone: 09 836 6534
Fax: 09 836 6053


VisionWest Home Healthcare
VisionWest Home Healthcare provides quality, professional home help support to people of all ages with varying needs living on the North Shore and West Auckland, to live independently in their own homes.  Staff can assist with home help assistance, personal cares, post-operative care and mobility exercises, carer support and respite care. 
Building 4, 97 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland 0602
Hours: 8.30pm - 5pm
Freephone: 0508 VISION (847466)
Phone: 09 813 0133
Email: homehealth@visionwest.org.nz
Website: www.visionwest.org.nz/home-help


 

 
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Royal Oak Store

14 Erson Ave, PO Box 24 042,

Royal Oak, Auckland

Ph: 09 625 0322


Royal Oak Store Open:

Weekdays: 8:30am-5pm

Saturday: 9am-2pm


Botany Store

308 Te Irirangi Drive,

Botany South, Auckland

Ph: 09 281 5027


Botany Store Open:

Monday - Saturday: 9am-5pm


Browns Bay

89 Clyde Road,

Browns Bay, Auckland

Ph: 09 550 3387


Browns Bay Store Open:

Monday - Saturday: 9am-4.30pm