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Organisations in House

The YES Disability Resource Centre houses a number of organisations providing disability services:


Alcohol Health Watch

Ph: 09 520 7037

Website: http://www.ahw.org.nz

Alcohol consumption is widely accepted throughout New Zealand society. However, the harmful effects of alcohol on individuals, families and communities are far-reaching and contribute significantly to the incidence of ill-health, injury and violence in our country.  Alcohol Healthwatch is a team of professionals dedicated to reducing and preventing alcohol-related harm in Aotearoa/New Zealand through effective health promotion.



Ph: 0508 4 AMPED (0508 4 26733)

Website: http://www.amped4ski.co.nz

Our team here at AMPED are experienced, qualified and knowledgeable travel professionals who share the same passion about skiing and snowboarding holidays as our customers. Whether you are in need of a learners ski program, a family snowboarding holiday, kilometers of blue cruisers, extreme off piste, or in search of some deep dry powder, AMPED Ski & Dive Ltd are the professionals you should talk with about your next skiing or snowboarding holiday.


Blind Foundation

Ph: 0800 24 33 33 -  Ext 8311

Website: http://www.blindfoundation.org.nz

The Blind Foundation is New Zealand’s main provider of practical and emotional support for the 12,100 Kiwis who are blind or have low vision, enabling them to face their future with confidence.

With a vision of ‘Life without limits’ Blind Foundation staff around the country aim to enable people who are blind or have low vision to be self-reliant and live the life they choose.

We equip people with the skills needed to participate fully in society. This includes support in living independently, getting around, using technology, continuing to read and communicate, being socially active and staying in or looking for work.

The Blind Foundation’s vital work helping people with sight loss is only possible thanks to the generous support of the public.


Children's Autism Foundation


Ph: 09 415 7406

Website: http://www.autism.org.nz

We provide whanau/family support services to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), from pre-diagnosis up to 21 years of age.  We have a strong track record of quality service to families/whanau of children with ASD, providing advice, support, holistic, family-centred solutions to help families manage the intense emotional and practical impact of autism.


Health Link North

Ph: 09 415 0074

Website: http://healthlinknorth.org.nz

Health Link North is an independent community driven organisation committed to improving health outcomes of residents of Auckland’s North Shore and the Rodney District, including South Kaipara.


Muscular Dystrophy - Northern

Ph: 09 415 5682

Website: http://www.mda.org.nz/branches/northern-branch

Muscular Dystrophy Northern works alongside people with neuromuscular conditions and their families from Kaitaia to Taumarunui including the Bay of Plenty.

The branch provides advice, support and information, networking opportunities and a range of social events. Staff and volunteers organise a camp each year for members and their families, a Christmas party and provide information at seminars and exhibitions throughout the year.


North Harbour Budgeting Service

Ph: 09 448 5655

Website: http://northharbourbudgetservice.familybudgeting.org.nz

Need budget advice? The most effective advice you can receive is that given one-on-one by a Federation certificated budget adviser.

If you are struggling to make ends meet or simply need advice on a better way to manage your finances then we can help. To arrange an appointment with one of our trained budget advisers simply contact us.


Renaissance Consulting


Ph: 09 250 4346

Website: http://www.renaissancegroup.co.nz

The team at Renaissance are here to support you to strive towards achieving your goals in life. We know it isn’t always easy, and choosing to live in the community can be challenging; but we also know that life is an amazing journey, and people should have the freedom to dream big, take risks, live life their way, and with the right support around you, anything is possible! Renaissance is contracted to the Ministry of Health to deliver Supported Living services in the greater Auckland region and Choices in Community Living in the greater Auckland and Waikato region. We support individuals with intellectual, physical and or sensory disabilities between the ages of 17 to 65 years. Our mission is to help you get the best services and support. Talk to us, we know. And even if we don’t know, we can find out for you.


Specialist Rehab Services

Ph: 09 903 0960

Website: http://www.srsltd.co.nz

Specialist Rehab Services has been providing rehabilitation services to clients since the company was founded in 2002 by Sharon Wilson, Physiotherapist and Estelle Borer, Occupational Therapist.

Specialist Rehab Services has a large multidisciplinary team of experienced rehabilitation professionals. This includes professionals from the following disciplines: Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Therapy, Physiotherapy, Dietitian, Social Work, and Psychology.


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