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Turuki Health Care Social Services

Social Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Kaupapa Māori

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Turuki Health Care is a charitable trust based in Māngere, South Auckland, providing services to the wider Counties Manukau catchment area.

'Born' in 1995 as  Putea o Pua, a Māori midwifery service, Turuki Health Care now provides a comprehensive range of primary health care and social services specifically targeting women, children and their whānau.

Turuki Health Care is an accredited specialist provider of services to women, babies and whānau.  Everything that we do is ultimately focused on achieving Wahine Oranga, Whānau Oranga.

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Referral

Please contact us for non-judgemental support and guidance from our caring team of skilled professionals

Make an appointment

Walk in

Charges

All social services are provided free of charge.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Cook Islands Māori, Filipino, French, Māori, Niuean, Samoan, Tahitian, Tongan

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

We provide a Kaupapa Maori based domestic violence programme which can be individual, group or a combination of both according to the needs identified during an assessment.

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

We provide a Kaupapa Māori based domestic violence programme which can be individual, group or a combination of both according to the needs identified during an assessment. 

Advocacy

Staff are able to support and advocate for whanau in areas they identify would assist them.

Staff are able to support and advocate for whānau in areas they identify would assist them.

Accommodation and housing support

We provide advocacy and support for whanau who require support for emergency accommodation, housing and food.

We provide advocacy and support for whānau who require support for emergency accommodation, housing and food.

Education and training

Awuru Mowai Born to Learn is a developmental programme delivered as a part of the Family Start service. Ante-natal Wananga which provides a one day Kaupapa Maori based education and ante-natal support programme. This programme embraces natural childbirth. We run a range of courses enhancing career and life skills for example gaining a drivers licence. The courses are driven by what the community needs.

  • Pre-school education
  • Life skills
  • Skills courses

Awuru Mowai Born to Learn is a developmental programme delivered as a part of the Family Start service.

Ante-natal Wananga which provides a one day Kaupapa Māori based education and ante-natal support programme. This programme embraces natural childbirth. 

We run a range of courses enhancing career and life skills for example gaining a drivers licence. The courses are driven by what the community needs.

Employment support

Courses have been provided to create a CV and assist whanau with interview skills. Whanau are able to participate in 'path planning'; identifying their needs and the supports which will assist them to achieve their goals. Staff are able to support and navigate this journey with them.

Courses have been provided to create a CV and assist whānau with interview skills. 

Whānau are able to participate in 'path planning'; identifying their needs and the supports which will assist them to achieve their goals.  Staff are able to support and navigate this journey with them.

Food support
Kaupapa Māori
Pacific People
Pregnancy and parenting

We have a range of parenting support available which includes: Ante-natal Wananga B4Baby – breastfeeding support Family Start Navigators Whanau Ora Poipoia Contact us and we can talk about what services may meet your needs.

  • Parenting education
  • Parent wellbeing
  • Whānau support
  • Dads

We have a range of parenting support available which includes:

  • Ante-natal Wananga
  • B4Baby – breastfeeding support
  • Family Start
  • Navigators
  • Whānau Ora
  • Poipoia
  • Contact us and we can talk about what services may meet your needs.
Social work

We have a range of programmes available to support whanau to achieve their dreams and aspirations and they include: Teen Parenting Family Start Navigators

We have a range of programmes available to support whānau to achieve their dreams and aspirations and they include:

  • Teen Parenting
  • Family Start
  • Navigators
Social services crisis assessment

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

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

Region

South Auckland

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Contact us online here: http://www.turukihealthcare.org.nz/contact

2/32 Canning Crescent
Mangere
Auckland 2022

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Street Address

2/32 Canning Crescent
Māngere
Auckland 2022

Postal Address

PO Box 43002
Māngere
Auckland 2153

This page was last updated at 3:11PM on February 16, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Turuki Health Care Social Services.