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ME Family Services

Social Service


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


MEFSC is a safe place standing in local communities inspiring children, youth and their families to be passionate people making a positive difference for our peoples.

MEFSC is for children, young people and their families in Mangere who require support but are unable to get it through other services.


Under 12 months, 1-4 years old, 5-12 years old, 18+ years old, Older adult

How do I access this service?

Walk in

Make an appointment


Through school office or social worker at Primary and Intermediate Schools In Mangere


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Service Types

Education and training

  • Pre-school education
  • Life skills

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Parenting engagement

  • supporting families in their parenting skills and confidence to be resilient and peaceful in relationships. 
  • providing programmes e.g. HIPPY for parents willing to invest in the time of their 3…
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Resource recovery and zero waste ...

  • working to create a fully regenerating Mangere Otahuhu through minimising waste of people or resources.

Men's shed

A place for men to gather and meet, play with stuff and share stories.

Social work

  • Crisis assessment

Abuse and violence

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Victim support



Supporting families to create self employment opportunities and microbusiness.

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Food

Legal / civil services

  • JP service
  • available Wednesdays 10am - 1pm 

Kaupapa Māori


Free for most services, including ECC which has zero fees.

Languages Spoken

Cook Islands Maori, English, Maori, Niuean, Samoan, Tongan

Wheelchair Access



South Auckland

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:26PM on August 6, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by ME Family Services.