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The Fatimah Foundation

Social Service, Abuse and Violence Support

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Description

The Fatimah Foundation works for the rights and safety of Pan Ethnic and Muslim whānau in the home and community of Aotearoa New Zealand. 

We strengthen the building blocks that enable our pan-cultural, pan-ethnic and Muslim whānau to protect and enhance their spiritual, cultural, health, educational and economic aspirations in a setting of social cohesion. Our fundamental principles are prevention and intervention, including supporting those affected by family harm. 

Our services are delivered within a whānau centred approach, that is inclusive of ethnicities and gender, with appropriate initiatives in a strength-based framework. 

Staff

Our amazing team of professionals, regular and part-time volunteers are committed to helping others.

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Make an appointment

Social Worker appointments are available from 9.30 to 2pm.
Administration office is open from 9:00 am and to 3:00 pm.

Referral

We accept agency referrals and self referrals. 

Go to our website: 

https://fatimahfoundation.my.site.com/s/agency-referral-form

Walk in

Walk in Monday to Friday (except public holidays) between 9.30 and 2.00 pm.

Contact us

Phone Number:  (09) 259 4454 / 0800 222 432
Mobile: 027 300 1060

Charges

No charges.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Available weekends and after hours by appointment.

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Dari (Afghan Persian), Fiji Hindi, Malay, Pashto/Afghani, Farsi, Portuguese

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

We focus on strengthening men, women, and children to thrive in safe homes and society. This involves support for those experiencing family harm, including counselling for men, women and children, and family harm protection and intervention. Mashwara Counselling. Mashwara is an Arabic word which describes our approach to consultation, advice, information, support and direction to achieve positive outcomes for the wellbeing of whānau and the community.

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

We focus on strengthening men, women, and children to thrive in safe homes and society. This involves support for those experiencing family harm, including counselling for men, women and children, and family harm protection and intervention. 

Mashwara Counselling. Mashwara is an Arabic word which describes our approach to consultation, advice, information, support and direction to achieve positive outcomes for the wellbeing of whānau and the community.

Kaupapa Māori

Our services are underpinned by Ti Tiriti o Waitangi. KINA Kaiarāhi support for Māori Muslims: The services focus on a holistic well-being approach and response by validating mātaurangi Māori alongside professional and practical expertise. KINA addresses Māori Muslim cultural and faith-based needs who whakapapa back to Marae, Hapū, and Iwi.

Our services are underpinned by Ti Tiriti o Waitangi.

KINA Kaiarāhi support for Māori Muslims: The services focus on a holistic well-being approach and response by validating mātaurangi Māori alongside professional and practical expertise. KINA addresses Māori Muslim cultural and faith-based needs who whakapapa back to Marae, Hapū, and Iwi.

Parenting support group

Chai 'n' Chat is a Parenting Support Group designed to provide a safe space for mothers to talk about their issues related to parenting in a different environment.

  • Parenting education
  • Parent wellbeing
  • Whānau support

Chai 'n' Chat is a Parenting Support Group designed to provide a safe space for mothers to talk about their issues related to parenting in a different environment.

Advocacy

Ansār Navigators support all whānau to assess and engage with service providers, navigate through system and processes.

Ansār Navigators support all whānau to assess and engage with service providers, navigate through system and processes.

Disability Assistance

A longer appointment time, Support to make decisions

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Online / virtual / app, Child / Tamariki friendly

Parking

Parking is available in High Street and Church Street premises.

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland, South Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

Office Phone: (09) 259 4454 

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6/115 Church Street
Ōtāhuhu
Māngere-Ōtāhuhu
Auckland 1062

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Street Address

6/115 Church Street
Ōtāhuhu
Māngere-Ōtāhuhu
Auckland 1062

Postal Address

Unit 6, 115 Church Street, Ōtāhuhu, Auckland, 1062

This page was last updated at 1:39PM on November 27, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by The Fatimah Foundation.