Support Services

Age Concern Wellington

Age Concern New Zealand works for all older people through national services, information and health and welfare awareness programmes. It coordinates vital national programmes including Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention services and Accredited Visiting Services for lonely and socially isolated older people.

Cancer Society

The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand.

Carers NZ

Carers NZ is a national not for profit supporting a network of approximately 50,000 individual carers and supporting organisations. The primary role of Carers NZ is to ensure awareness about carers, their role, and their needs within New Zealand and internationally.

Deaf Association

Deaf Aotearoa focuses on promoting 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.

Dementia Wellington

Dementia Wellington supports anyone affected by dementia in the Wellington region, and offers education on brain health and dementia to community groups, businesses and the wider public.

Depression & Anxiety

This website helps New Zealanders recognise and understand depression and anxiety. We want to reduce the impact that depression and anxiety have on the lives of New Zealanders by encouraging early recognition and help-seeking. This website is full of ideas and stories to help people with depression and anxiety get to a better place.

Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand is a non-government non-profit organisation that represents and supports people affected by diabetes.

Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.They work to influence individuals, whanau, organisations and communities to improve and sustain their mental health and reach their full potential.

Office for Seniors / Te Tari Kaumatua

The Office for Seniors website is run by the Office for Seniors through the Ministry of Social Development. It acts as a gateway to information and services for seniors.

Supporting Families in Mental Illness

Supporting Families offers free mental health and addiction support to family/whanau supporting a loved one. Their service provides education, information, advocacy, workshops, support groups, face to face or telephone support, a website, as well as supporting workforce development.

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