Services for children, women, elderly, mental health, wellness, sexual health.
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Well Child Tamariki Ora visits
The Well Child Tamariki Ora programme is a series of health visits and support that are free to all families for children from around 6 weeks up to 5 years of age.
Support for Children Under 5
Zero fees for under 14
The Immunisation Advisory Centre is a source of independent information on information regarding immunisation and vaccine-preventable disease.
KidsHealth - The aim of this website is to provide New Zealand parents, caregivers, family and whānau with accurate and reliable information about their children's health.
Paracetamol use in babies and children
This leaflet has useful information on how to give paracetamol safely to babies and children. Click here [PDF, 947 KB]
Spectacle Subsidy for Children 15 years and Under. Click here(external link)
Child Spectacle Subsidy in Burmese [PDF, 51 KB]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADHD infosheet in Burmese [PDF, 76 KB]
Youth service providers in Auckland
Youth Service Providers - Auckland Region [PDF, 542 KB]
Breast screening services
New Zealand’s national breast screening programme provides free breast cancer checks for women aged between 45 and 69.
Cervical screening services
The national cervical screening programme is available to all women in New Zealand between 20 and 70 years old. The screening test checks for abnormal cell changes to the cervix, reducing the risk of women developing cervical cancer.
Well Women & Family Trust
www.wons.org.nz (external link)
Cervical Screening Options for Women in the Auckland Region [PDF, 886 KB]
Pregnancy and Newborn Screening
Screening programmes for you and your babywww.nsu.govt.nz/current-nsu-programmes/antenatal-newborn-screening-programmes.aspx(external link)
SMILE Pregnancy Care Actions
Following the five SMILE actions is the best way to keep you and your baby healthy during pregnancy.
S- Smoke And Alcohol Free
M- Mental Wellbeing Matters
L- Lie On Your Side
E- Eat Healthy
For more information visit the link below:www.healthpoint.co.nz/public/maternity/smile-pregnancy-care-actions/
SMILE English Flyer [PDF, 3 MB]
SMILE Burmese Flyer [PDF, 81 KB]
Support services and information for gender diverse people and their family/whānau. Click here(external link)
New Zealand offers a wide range of services to help the elderly in New Zealand. They include home care, financial support, social support, rest homes and retirement villages.
Mental health and addictions
Details for mental health services in your area. https://www.hdc.org.nz/mental-health-addictions/where-to-find-help-and-support/
Mental health advice for coping after a traumatic event
Are you worried someone is thinking of suicide? - Asian Family Services(external link)
Community Alcohol and Drug Cervices (CADS) CADS Auckland(external link)
- Are you feeling stressed or just need someone to talk to?
- Are you feeling down or a bit overwhelmed?
- Do you know someone who is feeling out-of-sorts or down?
Free call or free text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor or talk to a peer support(external link) worker. The service is completely free.
Health & Wellness
Green Prescription (GRx) is a referral based health and wellness programme for adults 18 years and over. It is best suited for adults who would like support and motivation to get active and improve their lifestyle.
It is delivered through group sessions in various communities in:
Sport Auckland Green Prescription Flyer click here [PDF, 191 KB]
Sport Auckland Active Families Flyer click here [PDF, 1.7 MB]
Harbour Sport (North and West Auckland) Green Prescription Flyer click here [PDF, 6.8 MB]
Harbour Sport Green Prescription Korean Language Flyer click here [PDF, 2.5 MB]
Sexual health and contraception services
Auckland Regional Sexual Health Clinic
Asian Health Services
www.asianhealthservices.co.nz(external link)(Waitematā DHB only)
iCare Call Centre Ph. 09 442-3232 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 4pm)
- GP enrolment & booking for Mandarin, Cantonese & Korean speaking community people
- Free telephone interpreting service for GP appointments
- Asian Breast Screen Support
The Asian Network Incorporated
Aims to raise awareness about the issues faced by Asian peoples in the Auckland region.www.asiannetwork.org.nz(external link)
Asian Family Services
The CNSST Foundation