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Whitianga Social Services

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Today

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

Whitianga Social Services is at the heart of our community.

Our mission is to provide services which empower people in our community to become self-reliant.

Our community centre provides a range of services and clinics that support the health and wellbeing of families and individuals and we reach across communities from Coromandel to Tairua including Cooks Beach and Hahei. 

Services support:

  • Ratonga Tamariki ~ Youth Services
  • Ratonga Whānau ~ Family Services
  • Ratonga Matua ~ Senior Services
  • Ētahi atu Ratonga ~ Other Services including budget advice, counselling, food parcels, volunteer drivers and much more.

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Whitianga Social Services provides a range of large and small rooms for hire or for a koha. Email us to see if our rooms would be suitable for your group or business. 

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please phone or email us on 07 866 4476 or reception@wcst.org.nz

Walk in

We can provide a lot of services without an appointment so come on in and we will see how we can help you. 

Make an appointment

We have a range of Government Departments and health professionals who hold clinics here. If you want to see someone give us a ring on 07 866 4476 and we…

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Referral

You can self refer to our services or you may be referred to us by a healthcare worker, school etc. We respect your right to privacy and to give permission…

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Charges

Our services are all free. A small charge may be incurred if we photocopy documents. 

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Filipino, Māori

Services Provided

Education and training

  • Life skills
  • Skills courses

We have Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR) and holiday programmes for school aged children up to 14 years old.

OSCAR has a focus on play and recreation (rather…

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Ratonga Tamariki ~ Youth Services

At Whitianga Social Services we recognise the importance of helping to build a strong foundation of empathy and support in today’s youth, who are the leaders and caregivers of tomorrow.…

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Ratonga Whānau ~ Family Services

There is a lot of pressure on families today. Conflict, family violence and poverty are just some of the issues that families can face.

At Whitianga Social Services, we also…

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Supporting financial independence

Got money worries? Get support with our budgeting services!

Do you need support to manage your money, become debt-free or simply want to be smarter with your money?

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Ratonga Matua ~ Senior Services

It takes a whole village to raise a child and the elderly play an important role in our community.

Through our Heartland Services we regularly hold clinics to assist the…

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Counselling

We provide free counselling for all ages. Our qualified and experienced counselling team offers one to one, small group or family counselling. We use a range of approaches to assist…

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Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Drop-in centre
  • Food
  • Shop

We provide grocery parcels to help with an emergency situation. If required, families in need will be supported with extra community-donated goods. Budgeting help is available, if necessary, so people…

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He taraiwa a nga kaihoroi ~ Volunteer Drivers

A pool of volunteer drivers is available to assist with transport for clients to attend medical or hospital appointments. Punctuality and safety of the client is of paramount importance to…

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Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Counselling
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Supervised contact
  • Support groups

Advocacy

We can help people who need support with Work and Income.

Employment

We can provide support with CV's and covering letters.

Legal / civil services

  • Legal advice
  • Tax advice
  • JP service

Parenting

  • Parenting education
  • Whānau support

Social work

  • Crisis assessment

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Waikato

Website

Contact Details

2 Cook Drive
Whitianga
Waikato 3510

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Street Address

2 Cook Drive
Whitianga
Waikato 3510

Postal Address

Whitianga Social Services
PO Box 109
Whitianga 3542

This page was last updated at 10:45AM on December 15, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Whitianga Social Services.