Health of Older People - Local Advisory Services

Mental health and addiction services available locally – Tangata Whaiora, family and whanau advisory groups


Balance House (provides mental health and addiction support)            
Supporting Families in Mental Health                  
Kaupapa Maori Mental Health and Addiction Service                            
Te Ara Toira (Disability and Support Services of Te Oranganui)
Te Oranganui Iwi Health Authority
(06) 345 4499
(06) 345 3301
(06)348 0476
(06) 348 0476
(06) 349 0007



 

 

Family, whanau iwi, Pacifika, Asian and refugee support, and advisory services locally


Age Concern
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alzheimer’s Society
Allergy NZ
Amputee Society of Manawatu
Applied Hearing
Arthritis NZ
Brain Injury
Cancer Society
Cardiac Support Group Wanganui
Citizens Advice Bureau
City Mission (Christianson Social Services Wanganui-CSSW) 
Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis NZ Wanganui Support Group
Community House
Community Legal Advice Wanganui (CLAW)
Deaf Aotearoa NZ: Deaf Access Centre Whanganui
Diabetes NZ Wanganui Incorporated
Disability Persons Assembly (DPA) – Whanganui
Epilepsy NZ
Grey Power
Hearing Association: Wanganui
Heart Foundation
Hospice
Huntington’s Disease Association
Kidney Support Group
Life Unlimited Hearing Therapy Services
Men’s Grief Support Group
Motor Neurone Disease of New Zealand                                                          
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) Society
National Health and Disability Advocacy Service (formerly ADNET)
National Heart Foundation of NZ: Wanganui
NZ Federation of Disability Info centres
Neurological Foundation of NZ: Wanganui  
Ostomy Society
Pacificia VisionForum
Post Polio Support Society of NZ (Inc)
Royal NZ Foundation of the Blind
Samaritans
Self Defence Against Falls
Seniorline
Sexual Abuse Healing Centre
St John
St John Health Shuttle
Stroke Support Group
Tinnitus Support Group
Total Mobility Taxi
Wanganui Activity Directory
Wanganui Blind and Partially Blind Craft Group
Relationships Aotearoa (formerly Relationship Services)
Returned Services Association (RSA)
Sport Wanganui – Active Living Programme
Wanganui Budget Advisory Service
Whanganui Disability Resource Centre
Whanganui Living Without Violence Trust
Whanganui People’s Centre
(06) 3451799
0800 229 675
(06) 345 8833
0800 004 001
(06) 363 7633
0508 20 30 20
0800 663 463
(06) 347 9721 
(06) 3487402
(06) 347 7706
(06) 345 0844
(06) 345 2139  
(06) 347 1176
(06) 347 1084
(06) 348 8288
(06) 357 5942
(06) 343 9217
(06) 3471176
(06) 347 1081
(06) 345 4890
(06) 346 7242
(06) 348 9267
(06) 349 0080
(06) 213 0307
(06) 343 9095
0800 008 011
(06) 344 3345
mgr@mnda.org.nz
(06) 345 2336
0800 800 337
info@anzmes.org.nz
(06) 348 0074
(06) 348 9267 
0800 693 342
PO Box 391, Whanganui   
(06) 347 9585
(06) 3484321
(06) 343 5441
0800 476 546
(06) 348 4401
(06) 344 6879
(06) 349 2315
0800 725 463
(06) 345 4744
(06) 345 0878
(06) 345 0844 
(06) 348 5559
(06) 345 5784
0800 343 5555
(06) 349 2300
102 Peat Street, Wanganui
(06) 348 0027
(06) 345 5750
(06) 349 2300
(06) 345 3746
(06) 347 1176 or 0800 789 654
(06) 347 7992
(06) 345 8656


 

 

For more information on services, activities and clubs in the Whanganui region, contact:

  • Age Concern
  • Citizens Advice Bureau