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Age Concern Southland Inc

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1092 Frankton Road, Frankton, Queenstown

Description

Age Concern believes everyone deservces a great future. We support older kiwis to have a healthy lifestyle, full of opportunities and protection from harm.

We provide:

  • Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy
  • Information Resources
  • Visiting Services
  • Education
  • Social Activities
  • Van service
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service
  • Food Services
  • Sale or loan of equipment
  • Representation

Ages

Older adult

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in

Hours

1092 Frankton Road, Frankton, Queenstown

Tue – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Closed 23 Dec. Open 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 30 Dec. Open 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Service Types

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Information & support
  • Support groups
  • Victim support
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service: Providing confidential support, advocacy and information for people facing elder abuse and neglect.

Advocacy

  • Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is…
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Social work

  • Crisis assessment

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Drop-in centre
  • Food
  • Food Services: Providing frozen meals. 

Education and training

  • Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, etc.
  • Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. videos and books.

Legal / civil services

  • Consumer rights
  • JP service
  • Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples' issues to local influential groups eg. District Councils.

Social Support

  • Visiting Services: Providing visitors who make regular visits to socially isolated older people in their homes via Age Concern Accredited Visiting Service and non-accredited programmes.
  • Social Activities: We have a…
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Languages Spoken

English

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Central Lakes, Southland

Contact Details

First Floor
Aurum House, Terrace Junction
1092 Frankton Road
Frankton
Queenstown 9300

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Street Address

First Floor
Aurum House, Terrace Junction
1092 Frankton Road
Frankton
Queenstown 9300

Postal Address

PO Box 976
Invercargill 9840

50 Forth Street, Invercargill

Southland

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This page was last updated at 9:29AM on September 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Age Concern Southland Inc.