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Health

Acorn House
Supporting parents who have a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and who want to use Photographic Learning and Communication Strategies (PLACS) with their child
09 273 7221 | info@acornhouse.org.nz

Allergy NZ
Offering information, support and education to improve allergy sufferers’ quality of life
09 623 3912 | 0800 34 0800

Altogether Autism
A national information and advisory service for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families, whanau and the wider community
0800 273 463 | info@altogetherautism.org.nz

Autism NZ
Providing support and information to individuals, families, whanau and professionals impacted by Autism and Aspergers Syndrome
0800 288 476 | info@autismnz.org.nz

Cystic Fibrosis
Supporting people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families
0800 651 122 | info@cfnz.org.nz

Disability Connect
Disability Information Advisory Service for Families
09 636 0351 | admin@disabilityconnect.org.nz

Dyspraxia Support Group    
Helping children with Developmental Dyspraxia to learn, to achieve their potential and ultimately to lead a happy, satisfying adult life
03 359 7072 | dyspraxia.centre@xtra.co.nz

Hearing House Greenlane
A charity for deaf children and their families
09 579 2333 | gilly@hearinghouse.co.nz

Helma Dalton – Occupational Therapist, Brain Gym Consultant, Educational
Mairangi Bay
Kinesiologist for children (age 3+) with learning, developmental and behavioral challenges
09 479 3727 | 021 128 5692 | helmadalton@orcon.net.nz

Kidney Kids   
Providing information, support and advice to families who have children with kidney disease
0800 215 437 | admin@kidneykids.org.nz

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Providing New Zealanders living with neuromuscular conditions personal support and information, and to advocate, influence and promote equality of opportunity
0800 800 337 | info@mda.org.nz

New Zealand Continence Association
Dedicated to helping people with bladder and bowel incontinence
0800 650 659

New Zealand Down Syndrome Association      
A family/whānau-driven organisation offering information and support service for people and families of Down Syndrome
0800 693 724

Plunket Line    
PlunketLine is a toll-free parent helpline and advice service available to all families, whānau and caregivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Calls are free from cell phones.
0800 933 922

Rainbow House
Specialist counselling services to children and young people with Aspergers Syndrome and their families
09 520 4030 | therainbowhouse@gmail.com

Samaritans  
Offering sympathetic, caring and confidential support to people experiencing mental health issues such as depression including suicidality, as well as loneliness, drug and alcohol abuse and bereavement
0800 726 666

Skylight       
Supporting and resourcing children, young people, adults and their families/whanau who have been affected by change, trauma, loss and grief – whatever the cause
0800 299 100 | reception@skylight-trust.org.nz

Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (START)        
Providing families with information and advice about stuttering
09 379 636 | support@start.org.nz

The Sleep Store       
Providing information on all aspects of infant and child sleep, plus free personal advice where required
09 816 8706 | enquiries@thesleepstore.co.nz

Women’s Health Action    
Providing women with high quality information and education services to enable them to maintain their health and make informed choices about their health care
09 520 529 | info@womens-health.org.nz