Find out about the publicly funded health and disability services available in New Zealand.
Extensive list of health organisations.
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Our aim is to raise public awareness about new findings in brain research and to educate everyone who has an impact on the early life of tamariki/children about the important implications of this knowledge on our children’s physical, social, intellectual and emotional development.
Talking is particularly important when children's brains are forming – in the first three years, so our focus is families with infants and toddlers.We are working with a small number of communities, linking with families and 'trusted messenger' organisations over our first development phase, 2017.
Barnardos New Zealand provides child and family services in communities around the country.
A government funded community based social change programme that supports parents of babies and pre-schoolers to be the best parents they can be.
They work with parents to equip them with the best in knowledge and skills and support so that they can be best parents they can possibly be.
The largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5 in New Zealand 0800 933 922.
Our mission is to address the special and unique needs of families experiencing a multiple birth, by providing information and support to multiple birth clubs and members.
Home Birth Aotearoa supports and celebrates home birth and provides birthing women and whanau with information about the home birth option.
Working with new fathers includes personal support, information on parenting theory, correspondence courses, resources to help midwives or family support organisations connect with dads and special issues of our magazine for new dads.
We work with families to keep kids safe.
Provides free and client focused practical assistance, information and advice during pregnancy and early childhood.
Susan Goldstiver provides psychotherapy and counselling for pregnant women, new mothers and fathers, men and women facing issues of postnatal distress, postnatal depression, postnatal anxiety, birth trauma, relationship issues, trauma and sexual abuse, anger issues, grief and loss or any other form of psychological distress.
IHC works for all people with an intellectual disability. We provide services, advocacy, support and information. IHC will advocate for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with an intellectual disability and support them to live satisfying lives in the community
They procide support and strengthen communities so people with disabilities are included in the life of the family and in their community.
Resources, Courses and Counselling.
The Gastric Reflux Support Network (NZ) provides support and information to parents and guardians. Includes details of investigations, treatment and myths.
Mothercraft provides 24-hour care Monday to Friday live-in residential assistance and education for parents in a home-like, supportive environment. The service is for primary caregivers and babies up to one year of age. See website for referral guidelines.
Empowering families and whanau of people with disabilities and health impairments through support and information.
The Quit Group is an incorporated charitable trust established in 1999 and is committed to helping all New Zealanders quit smoking, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific peoples and pregnant women.
Our goal is to not only to end smoking in universities, but to provide education and support to individuals and families who are smoking who wish to quit smoking.
We are a New Zealand-wide group for those who have lost one or more or all of their twins, triplets or more in a multiple birth from early pregnancy to childhood and beyond including the loss of a twin sibling in adulthood.
North Canterbury Breast Milk Bank
Phone Nat 021473134 or Gill 0212015101