Referral & Resource

Auckland City Mission (NZ) – Auckland City Mission offers hope to individuals and families who may be experiencing a temporary set back or a long-term problem that needs expert attention.  The Mission provides immediate assistance, such as food, clothing and bedding, and staff work with individuals or families to find workable, long-term solutions to the issues they face.
Citizens Advice Bureau (NZ) – Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is a voluntary organisation providing free, confidential information and advice to anyone about any query or problem.  CAB is staffed by trained volunteers who can access information by computer or from the extensive range of resources held by each bureau.
CommunityNet Aotearoa (NZ) – A portal: The Internet offers access to thousands of websites and discussion forums, with new material constantly being created.  A huge amount of information is available, but it can be time consuming and confusing to find what you want.  CommunityNet editors search for reliable and useful resources already on the Internet and link to them from How-To Guides and Hot Topics.
Family Services Directory (NZ) – Looking for support for you and your family?  The Family Services Directory lists organisations in your area that can help.
Independent Living Service (NZ) – The Independent Living Service is a not-for-profit community focused organisation committed to meeting the needs of disabled people, older persons and their families / whānau.  Independent Living Service is Auckland’s largest disability information and advisory Centre and product showroom.
Mental Health Foundation Resource & Information Service (NZ) – One of the ways we support individuals and communities is through providing access to quality information and resources on mental health and wellbeing.  We encourage people to make informed choices and decisions about their mental health in ways that enhance their quality of life.  We have a range of tool kits and educational resources focussing on enhancing mental well being, community awareness & destigmatisation, for use in schools and community settings.  A file of our services.  There is also a searchable information hub where anyone who becomes a registered member can borrow a range of mental health, well being and mental health promotion material including books and DVDs.  If you are based outside of Auckland, you can borrow our books by Interloan through your public library.
NZ Ethnic Social Services (NZ) – NZ Ethnic Social Services Trust (NZESS) offers services to “Ethnic people from all round the world” ‎who have come to make New Zealand their home.  Our aim is to help you settle into New Zealand and ‎help you create a healthy family.  We are “multi cultural” community organisation and all our staff are ‎migrants who know how difficult it can be adapting to New Zealand way of life, so we understand you.‎  One-stop-shop for all your needs.‎  We provide wide range of information and services which related to refugees / migrants settlement issues.
Primary Mental Health (NZ) – This website provides useful resources about primary mental health and addiction for the workforce, academics and consumers.
Hearts & Minds NZ  – This service has grown and evolved over the years to provide up to date, easily accessible information.  Experienced staff, provide extensive information of local community support services available and respond efficiently to enquiries covering a wide spectrum of topics.
The Fono Health & Social Services (NZ) – The Fono provides affordable services including medical, dental, pharmacy, health promotion, social services, education and Whanau Ora.  We deliver a combination of these services across five locations.  With combined experience of five separate clinics stretching over 75 years, The Fono aims to be a leader in health for the people who need it the most, fostering well, thriving, vibrant communities.
Whānau Ora Directory – The Directory focuses on first-point-of-contact services or those services where whānau can self-refer or refer whānau members without requiring a referral from another service provider.  Its intention is to act as a resource for whānau as they navigate their way to becoming stronger, healthier and resilient whānau.
The Directory is separated into five sections – Education, Health, Social Services, Information Services, and Community Facilities.  Each section is further divided into Auckland North (North Shore), Auckland West (Waitakere to Helensville), Auckland Central, and Auckland South.  Providers of key services associated with each of the sections are listed in alphabetical order.