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Age Concern

Age Concern works for the rights and wellbeing of older people, koroua and kuia. It is a federation of local Age Concern Councils, which each provide information and services in cities and most major provincial towns around the country.

The services provided in your area may include:

  • Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people.
  • Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. videos and books.
  • Visiting Services: Providing visitors who make regular visits to socially isolated older people in their homes via Age Concern Accredited Visiting Service and non-accredited programmes.
  • Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, etc.
  • Social Activities: Holding events that provide social connection between older people eg. drop in centres
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service: Providing confidential support, advocacy and information for people facing elder abuse and neglect.
  • Fall prevention / falls prevention advice and referral
  • Total Mobility Scheme: Providing assessment and provision of Total Mobility taxi vouchers.
  • In-home Support: Referring on to recommended services (eg. trade services) that can provide for the necessary maintenance work to be done in client's homes. Referring on volunteer workers to undertake small jobs for older people eg. gardening
  • Sale or loan of equipment: wheelchairs; scooters, and other adaptive equipment
  • Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples' issues to local influential groups eg. District Councils.

 

www.ageconcern.org.nz
 

 
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Contact details

Wellington
Age Concern Head Office
Address: 178 Willis St, Wellington 6011
Phone: (04) 801 9338
Fax: (04) 801 9336
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri
Postal: PO Box 10 688, The Terrace, Wellington 6143
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Northland
Address: 101 Commerce St, Kaitaia 0410
Phone: (09) 408 2997
Postal: PO Box 538, Kaitaia 0441
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Northland
Address: 123 Hone Heke Rd, Kerikeri 0230 ‎
Phone: (09) 407 4474
Postal: PO Box 214 Kerikeri 0245
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Northland
Address: 16 Manse St, Regent, Whangarei 0112 ‎
Phone: (09) 438 8043
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Auckland
Address: Tamariki Ave, Orewa 0931 ‎
Phone: (09) 426 0916
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Auckland
Address: 177B Shakespeare Rd, Milford, Auckland 0620 ‎
Phone: (09) 489 4975
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Auckland
Address: 57 Rosebank Rd, Avondale, Auckland 1026
Phone: (09) 820 0184
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Auckland
Address: 250 Puhinui Rd, Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025
Phone: (09) 279 4331 Ext 800
Postal: PO Box 53155 Auckland Airport, Auckland 2150
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Waikato
Address: 30 Victoria St, Hamilton 3204
Phone: (07) 838 2266
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Bay Of Plenty
Address: 177A Fraser St, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112
Phone: (07) 578 2631
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Bay Of Plenty
Address: 1333 Eruera St, Rotorua 3010 ‎
Phone: (07) 347 1539
Postal: PO Box 1605 Rotorua 3040
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Waikato
Address: 129 Spa Rd, Taupo 3330
Phone: (07) 378 1195
Postal: PO Box 595 Taupo 3351
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Gisborne
Tairawhiti
Address: 61 Lowe St, Gisborne, 4010 ‎
Phone: (06) 867 6533
Postal: PO Box 496 Gisborne 4040
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Taranaki
Address: 28 Young St, New Plymouth 4310 ‎
Phone: (06) 759 9196
Postal: PO Box 15 New Plymouth 4340
Hawke's Bay
Address: 8 Lahore St, Wairoa 4108 ‎
Phone: (06) 838 3307
Postal: P O Box 210 Wairoa 4108
Hawke's Bay
Address: 98 Taradale Rd, Onekawa, Napier 4110 ‎
Phone: (06) 842 1346
Postal: PO Box 4027 Napier 4143
Hawke's Bay
Address: 415 Heretaunga St East, Hastings
Phone: (06) 870 9060
Postal: PO Box 185 Hastings 4156
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Hawke's Bay
Address: 30 Swansea Rd, Flaxmere, Hastings 4120 ‎
Phone: (06) 879 7003
Postal: PO Box 15066 Flaxmere Hastings 4154
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Hawke's Bay
Address: 41 Middle Road, Havelock North 4130
Phone: (06) 877 6488
Postal: PO Box 8733 Havelock North 4157
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Manawatu / Whanganui
Address: 164 St Hill Street, Wanganui 4500
Phone: (06) 345 1799
Postal: PO Box 703 Wanganui 4540
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Manawatu / Whanganui
Address: 77-85 King Street, Palmerston North 4410
Phone: (06) 355 2832
Postal: PO Box 5063, Palmerston North 4410.
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Manawatu / Whanganui
Address: 538 Queen Street East, Levin
Phone: (06) 367 2181
Postal: PO Box 363 Levin 5540
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Wellington
Address: York St, Solway, Masterton 5810 ‎
Phone: (06) 377 0066
Postal: PO Box 865 Masterton 5840
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Wellington
Address: Coastlands Shopping Town, Paraparaumu
Phone: (04) 298 8879
Postal: PO Box 217 Paraparaumu 5254
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Wellington
Address: 138-140 Wakefield St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011 ‎
Phone: 04 499 6646
Postal: PO Box 11-108 Wellington 6142
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Nelson / Tasman
Address: 62 Oxford St, Richmond, Nelson 7020
Phone: (03) 544 7624
Postal: PO Box 3381 Richmond, Nelson 7050
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Marlborough
Address: 25 Alfred St, Blenheim, 7201
Phone: (03) 579 3457
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Canterbury
Address: 250 Barrington St, Barrington Mall, Spreydon, Christchurch 8024
Phone: (03) 366 0903
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Canterbury
Address: 206 Cameron St, Ashburton 7700 ‎
Phone: (03) 308 6817
Postal: PO Box 200 Ashburton 7740
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Otago
Address: 100 Thames St, Oamaru 9400 ‎
Phone: (03) 434 7008
Fax: (03) 434 1574
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Otago
Address: 26 Bath St, Dunedin, 9016 ‎
Phone: (03) 477 1040
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Otago
Address: 12-20 Centennial Ave, Alexandra 9320 ‎
Phone: (03) 448 7075
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Otago
Address: 159 Gorge Rd, Queenstown 9300 ‎
Phone: (03) 441 3490
Postal: PO Box 1161 Queenstown 9348
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Southland
Address: 50 Forth St, Invercargill, 9810
Phone: (03) 218 6351
Postal: PO Box 976 Invercargill 9840
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Entry criteria
Open entry
Cost
Free
Languages
English