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Home Support North Charitable Trust

Cancer Network Group Service


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


~ Northland’s largest Home Based Support Service provider – dynamic, friendly team of Nurse

Co-ordinators and Support Staff ~

Home Help: this may include housework, meal preparation, shopping, laundry.

Personal Care: this may include showering, bathing, feeding, transporting to appointments, grooming, dressing, assistance with mobility/transferring.

Some Child Care available through ACC if you have had an accident.

Free assistance can be allocated by needs assessors for someone to come into your home and look after your dependent loved-one so you can have a break.

Service Areas

Home support

Cancer Types

Breast, Leukaemia and Blood, Lung, Prostate, Childhood Cancers, Others, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Gynaecological, Sarcoma


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Monitored answering service operates outside regular business hours for emergencies - 7am to pm

How to access this service

Patients are referred through their hospital, GP or health professionals working in the community or from Northland DHB (aged over 65 or for support following a stay in hospital), NorthAble (aged under 65 with disability) or ACC (following an accident).

Assessment is completed by trained needs assessors. (If you’re not entitled to funded care through the Ministry of Health, a District Health Board or ACC, we can talk about other options, including private care.)

Team details

We have a team of co-ordinators in each office who are qualified nurses, EN or RNs and also Co-ordinator Administrative Support.

Contact Details

0800 832 383 (out of area)

Postal Address

7a First Ave

This page was last updated at 12:27PM on December 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Home Support North Charitable Trust.