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Fale Pasifika o Aoraki

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27 Strathallan Street, Timaru

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

316 Thames Highway, Oamaru

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Fale Pasifika O Aoraki provides support for Pacific people living in our region, from Ashburton to Oamaru right through the Mackenzie District. Some of services include:

  • Whanau Ora
  • Fakelekesi Mareqeta (mother & pepe programme)
  • Emergency Housing
  • Pacific Health Homes Project
  • Whanau Resiliency
  • Prevention & Intervention of family violence.  

 We are here to help you get sorted; contact us for help with government departments, completion of forms, health and wellbeing etc. We run the local anti-violence campaign and are here to listen when you need it. We also organise and run many community groups and events. 

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How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral, Walk in, Make an appointment

Hours

27 Strathallan Street, Timaru

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

316 Thames Highway, Oamaru

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Tue9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Service Types

Abuse, Family Violence and Mental Health

We run the local anti-violence campaign and some one-on-one and family services.

We run workshops that educate and raise awareness of family violence for Pacific people and families.

Family violence…

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Pacific Island people

Social services

Services we provide include:

  • Someone to help you approach Government departments such as:

 - Work & income
 - IRD
 - ACC
 - Housing NZ
 - Ministry of Justice
 - Immigration NZ…

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Advocacy

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating

Staying healthy, encouraging youth in playing sports etc.

Encourage and support them to join in the community events.

Screening and prevention

  • Cervical screening
  • Diabetes
  • Immunisation
  • Rheumatic fever

Support to access primary healthcare services.

Support and host any of the above such as hosting the Pink Cancer Caravan touring our three regions.

Promoting and supporting the National Bowel…

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Counselling

  • One-on-one
  • Anger management

Transport

Family / whanau

  • Parenting education
  • Postnatal support
  • Whanau Ora

Whanau Ora

  • Pacific Island people

Charges

Our services are provided free of charge.

Languages Spoken

English, Cook Islands Maori, Fijian, Samoan, Tongan

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Canterbury, South Canterbury, Waitaki

Contact Details

27 Strathallan Street, Timaru

South Canterbury

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This page was last updated at 10:01AM on March 19, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Fale Pasifika o Aoraki.