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Alzheimers Society Manawatu Inc

Dementia Advisors providing face to face & home visits & phone support. Carer Support Groups held at Carnegie Hall 1st Thursday of the month 10 am to 12 noon. MKC Club - Day programme for people with Dementia. Respite for carers.

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Website: http://www.alzheimers.org.nz/manawatu

Alzheimers Society Manawatu Inc

Provide Support Advice and Education to people affected by Dementia

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Website: http://www.alzheimers.org.nz/manawatu

Anglican Care Careforce & Elske Centre

Home help and personal care in the community. Elske Centre day care for the elderly.

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Blind Foundation

The Blind Foundation is New Zealand’s main provider of practical and emotional support for the 12,100 Kiwis who are blind or have low vision, enabling them to face the future with confidence. We equip people with the skills to participate fully in society. This includes support in living independently, getting around, using technology, continuing to read and communicate, being socially active and staying in or looking for work.

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Website: http://www.blindfoundation.org.nz

Bupa Rahiri Rest Home

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Bupa Waireka Care Home

Rest Home. Caters for Rest Home and Hospital level residents. Respite and Daycare services also available.

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Website: http://www.bupa.co.nz

Easie Living

Enabling access to disability information, advice, aids and equipment for independent living

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Eileen Mary Rest Home

Caters for Rest Home and Hospital level residents. Respite and Daycare services also available.

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Eketahuna Community Garden

Community Garden

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Eketahuna Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Grey Power

Dannevirke & District

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Health of Older Person Service

Support Services for the healthy wellbeing of older people in Tararua

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Healthcare NZ

Home care, nursing and rehabilitation needs

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Lavender Blue

Nursing & Homecare agency

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Literacy Tamaki nui a Rua

Training in literacies & computer skills. Volunteering opportunities.

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Manawatu Community Law Centre

Providing free, one on one legal services throughout the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua rohe

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Website: http://communitylaw.org.nz/centre/manawatu/

Manawatu Supporting Families in Mental Illness

Support, Advocacy, Education, Information for Families whose lives are affected by Mental Illness. Free Depression & Anxiety courses offered twice a year.

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Website: http://www.manawatusf.org.nz

Pahiatua Community Garden

Learning Life Skills

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Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Social worker, Community Support & Advocacy

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Pahiatua Free Budget Service

Free confidential financial assistance & mentoring, building financial capability

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Probus Dannevirke

Business and professional club for seniors. Meets regularly at the Hub for activities and speakers

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Public Health Nurse Dannevirke

Work in schools and pre-schools and their communities, work with children, young people and their whanau. School staff, parents, whanau refer children with health concerns to the Public Health Nurse.

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Public Health Nurse Pahiatua

Work in schools and pre-schools and their communities, work with children, young people and their whanau. School staff, parents, whanau refer children with health concerns to the Public Health Nurse.

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Rebus Pahiatua

Business and Professional club for Seniors. Meets regularly at the Tararua Club for activities and speakers

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Super Gold Card

National call centre

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Tararua REAP - Strengthening Families

Administer and coordinate the Strengthening Families process for whanau/families working with multiple agencies and/or organisations in the Tararua District. Provide support for Strengthening Families Lead Agencies. Administer the Tararua Strengthening Families Network and coordinate the monthly Forum Mettings. Secretarial role for the Tararua Strengthening Families Local Management Group

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Tararua REAP- Adult & Community Education ACE

Provision & coordination of community based education, foundations skills & pathways into other learning opportunities that meet community learning needs for youth adults and whanau. Providing workshops and seminars in Northern Tararua that support improving skills for participating in industry, progressing career paths, further learning and/or employment and improving skills for Maori and Pasifika learners.

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Wairarapa REAP - Adult & community education

Supporting education in southern Tararau through Adults ACE programmes

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Work & Income

Work & Income Services (Employment & Financial Support) to the Tararua District.  Includes Heartlands in Pahiatua as a link to services provided

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Website: http://www.workandincome.govt.nz

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