The Family Services Directory is a searchable online database

It lists information about family support organisations and the services/programmes they offer to support New Zealand families (we call the organisations in the Family Services Directory "providers").

The purpose of the Family Services Directory is to connect people with providers who can help them to cope with common issues and problems.

Service Types

Family / whanau

  • Parenting education
  • Postnatal support
  • Respite
  • Support
  • Whanau Ora

Mother and child

  • Breast feeding
  • Play groups
  • Pregnancy
  • Young mums

Older adult

Pacific Island people


Kaupapa Māori


End of life care

Home support

  • Carers
  • Childcare services
  • Home equipment
  • Home visiting
  • Meals
  • Needs assessment

Injury, illness or disability

  • Aids and equipment
  • Disability support
  • Home support
  • Rehabilitation
  • Transport


  • Hospital transport/ shuttle
  • Disability transport (total mobility)

Pregnancy and parenting

Asian services

Whanau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people


Wellness / healthy lifestyle


Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, East Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Hutt, Lakes, MidCentral, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, Dunedin - South Otago, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Tairawhiti, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui

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This page was last updated at 3:23PM on February 24, 2020.