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Fiordland Community House

Social Service, Community Health

Description

We are a "hub of community services" providing the Te Anau and Fiordland area with a host of social services.

The services we provide are listed below:

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 guidance from our caring team of skilled professionals.

Make an appointment

Referral

Walk in

Charges

Most of our services are free.

For others, such as office/meeting room hire, there will be a charge.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Assistance with accessing government & community organisations

Heartland Services - our co-ordinator will help you: Arrange face-to-face meetings with any of the services that use our centre Identify and obtain the government applications/forms you need Access government and community websites and publications Help with inquiries for IRD, Work & Income, Immigration, Department of Corrections, Department of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Social Development

Heartland Services - our co-ordinator will help you:

  • Arrange face-to-face meetings with any of the services that use our centre
  • Identify and obtain the government applications/forms you need
  • Access government and community websites and publications
  • Help with inquiries for IRD, Work & Income, Immigration, Department of Corrections, Department of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Social Development
Employment support

Job vacancies listing, Employee registrations, Website listings, Employer registrations

Advocacy

Our Community Family worker and Community Connector advocate for a strong and health community.

Our Community Family worker  and Community Connector advocate for a strong and health community.

Facilitating community activities

Our Community Family worker co-ordinates or facilitates activities to fulfil individual, family or community needs that are brought to our attention. Click here to see the programmes run by the community family worker.

Our Community Family worker co-ordinates or facilitates activities to fulfil individual, family or community needs that are brought to our attention.

Click here to see the programmes run by the community family worker.

Abuse and violence support

We also have a number of organisations who visit the Fiordland Community House to provide their services including Jubilee Budget Services, Mole Map, Loss and Grief Centre, Primary Mental Health - Brief Intervention, Autism Southland, Epilepsy NZ, Smokefree Southern, ACC Counselling, NZ Transport AA Mobile Unit (Drivers Licensing Unit), Southland Community Law, Alcohol & Drug Service, Fiordland Justice of the Peace, APM Employment Consultant, Adventure Development, ABLE Mental Health Support. We can advise when these services will next be visiting.

  • Conflict resolution mediation
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups

We also have a number of organisations who visit the Fiordland Community House to provide their services including Jubilee Budget Services, Mole Map, Loss and Grief Centre, Primary Mental Health - Brief Intervention, Autism Southland, Epilepsy NZ, Smokefree Southern, ACC Counselling, NZ Transport AA Mobile Unit (Drivers Licensing Unit),  Southland Community Law, Alcohol & Drug Service, Fiordland Justice of the Peace, APM Employment Consultant, Adventure Development, ABLE Mental Health Support. 

We can advise when these services will next be visiting.

Counselling

Alliance Counselling: Provides counselling to individuals, couples and families in the Fiordland area. Self referrals are available.

Alliance Counselling: Provides counselling to individuals, couples and families in the Fiordland area. Self referrals are available.

Office/meeting room hire

Our offices/meeting rooms are available for hire on a permanent or casual basis. Read more here

Our offices/meeting rooms are available for hire on a permanent or casual basis. Read more here

Social work

Our Community Family worker & Community Connector can provide social work support.

Our Community Family worker & Community Connector can provide social work support.

Budgeting and help with debt

We have Jubilee Budget Services visiting our centre monthly - self & agencies referrals available.

We have Jubilee Budget Services visiting our centre monthly - self & agencies referrals available.

Community Connection Service

If you have experienced negative effects due to Covid-19 our Community Connector is here to support you to find ways to positively move forward in these changing times, in a way that best meets your needs. Maybe you don't feel confident to deal with government agencies that may be able to assist you or perhaps you just need a listening ear and support to get back into life activities, our Community Connector is here to help. Self referrals are welcome.

If you have experienced negative effects due to Covid-19 our Community Connector is here to support you to find ways to positively move forward in these changing times, in a way that best meets your needs.

Maybe you don't feel confident to deal with government agencies that may be able to assist you or perhaps you just need a listening ear and support to get back into life activities, our Community Connector is here to help.

Self referrals are welcome.

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Transport

We run a Community Shuttle Service Monday - Friday for Health, Work & Income, IRD, Immigration and any government department appointments in Invercargill with prior bookings. Charges will apply but you may be eligible for National Travel Assistance through the Ministry of Health.

We run a Community Shuttle Service Monday - Friday for Health, Work & Income, IRD, Immigration and any government department appointments in Invercargill with prior bookings. 

Charges will apply but you may be eligible for National Travel Assistance through the Ministry of Health.

Food support
Social services crisis assessment

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Child / Tamariki friendly, LGBTQIA+ friendly, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane

Region

Southland

Contact Details

Contact us online here

21 Luxmore Drive
Te Anau 9600

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Street Address

21 Luxmore Drive
Te Anau 9600

Postal Address

PO Box 149
Te Anau 9640

This page was last updated at 11:34AM on October 10, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Fiordland Community House.