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South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services Trust

Community Health Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Pacific People, Social

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services Trust (SWPICS) delivers a range of community health, social and Whānau Ora services to the people of Tokoroa.

We act as a community hub, providing wrap-around support for the full range of needs of our community, including prevention services. We aim to bring services to you directly, when we can. If we don't offer a service that you need, we can often organise this for you or get you in touch with the right providers. 

Mission
To be the best Pacific Provider of Quality Services For The Pacific Peoples in the South Waikato

"Kua riro ei putuputuanga matutu no te raveanga I te au angaanga no te iti tangata o Te-Moana-Nui-O-Kiva Pasifika I roto I te pae Tonga O Waikato"

Ia avea ma fa'afetai o Galuega mautu mo tagata, Atumotu I Waikato I Saute

Me uasivi na neimami veiqaravi e na soqosoqo Wasa Pasifika oqo Kivei iratou kece na dui vei Kaikai ni Wasa Pasifika I na Waikato Sauca

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please contact us for non judgemental support and advice.

Make an appointment

Referral

Walk in

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

All services are FREE

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

For emergency contact after hours, contact 027 2400 043

Public Holidays: Closed King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

Cook Islands Māori, Samoan

Services Provided

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator. COVID-19 vaccinations available through Tokoroa Whare Rongoā Āraimate Community Vaccination Centre. Saturday drive-through at 23-25 Maraetai Road, Tokoroa every fortnight Saturday from 10am-2pm beginning 4th Feb 2023. After hours clinic at 23-25 Maraetai Rd 4.30pm-7pm - second Wednesday of each month beginning 8th Feb 23. Putaruru clinic - 2pm-5pm - The Plaza, 50 Kensington St - 4th Thursday of each month, beginning 23rd Feb 23

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years) OR Pfizer booster (16+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Drive through

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

COVID-19 vaccinations available through Tokoroa Whare Rongoā Āraimate Community Vaccination Centre. Saturday drive-through at 23-25 Maraetai Road, Tokoroa every fortnight Saturday from 10am-2pm beginning 4th Feb 2023.
After hours clinic at 23-25 Maraetai Rd 4.30pm-7pm - second Wednesday of each month beginning 8th Feb 23.
Putāruru clinic - 2pm-5pm - The Plaza, 50 Kensington St - 4th Thursday of each month, beginning 23rd Feb 23

Abuse and violence support

Anti-bullying and violence prevention programmes.

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services

Anti-bullying and violence prevention programmes.

Advocacy
Pregnancy and parenting

Breastfeeding peer counselling programmes

  • Whānau support
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Parenting education
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding peer counselling programmes
Stopping violence services
LGBTQIA+ support
Community nursing

Well Child

  • Diabetes
  • Pacific Island People mobile nursing
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Self management
  • Women's wellness
  • Well Child
Family / whānau support
Home support

Supporting clients' independence in their homes, including co-ordination of additional home support needs

  • Home visits

Supporting clients' independence in their homes, including co-ordination of additional home support needs

Pacific People
Health screening

Screening and health checks for chronic conditions, Hearing checks

  • Breast screening (mammogram)
  • Cervical screening
  • Diabetes screening
  • Rheumatic fever (Sore throat swab)
  • Screening and health checks for chronic conditions
  • Hearing checks
Sexual and reproductive health

Targeted to youth 12 - 18 year olds. We provide free contraception and access to services to support informed decision making.

  • Contraception (birth control)

Targeted to youth 12 - 18 year olds. We provide free contraception and access to services to support informed decision making.

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Exercise and activity, Foot care, Healthy eating

  • Exercise and activity
  • Foot care
  • Healthy eating
Whānau Ora

Whānau Ora is about a transformation of whānau – setting their own goals, focusing on the family as a whole rather than the individual. The Whānau Ora service aspires to clients self-managing their own health and wellbeing.

  • Pacific People

Whānau Ora is about a transformation of whānau – setting their own goals, focusing on the family as a whole rather than the individual. The Whānau Ora service aspires to clients self-managing their own health and wellbeing.

Information & support

Health promotion programmes for adults and children.

Health promotion programmes for adults and children.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Child / Tamariki friendly, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Region

Waikato

Website

Contact Details

23-25 Maraetai Road, Tokoroa

Waikato

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

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The Plaza, 50 Kensington Street, Putāruru

Waikato

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

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This page was last updated at 1:42PM on March 6, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services Trust.