Age Concern North Shore – Awhina Kaumātua o te Raki Pae Whenua

CONTACT

Address
177b Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland 0620

Postal Address
177b Shakespeare Rd
Milford
North Shore 0620

Phone
09 489 4975

Email
ageconns@acns.co.nz

INFORMATION

The services provided by Age Concern North Shore include:

  • Accredited Visiting Service provides companionship and social contact through matching a screened, volunteer friend to an older person who may be lonely. If you would like more information on being a visitor or are over 65 and would like to know more about having a visitor, contact the Co-ordinator email: visitingservice@acns.co.nz or phone: (09) 929 2307.
  • Education/Health Promotion: A programme of activities and resources on a variety of subjects are developed in partnership with older people and other community groups. Some of our regular Health promotion activities include:
  • Our ‘Calendar of Activities’ – provides a comprehensive list of activities pertinent to older people. It includes social, support, physical and educational opportunities available on the North Shore. Copies are available from the office or a pdf copy can be downloaded from www.agewell.org.nz – Members will have their own copy posted to them.
  • We can provide a speaker to Seniors’ groups to talk about the role and services of Age Concern North Shore and on Falls Prevention. To arrange, please contact our Health Promoter at: educator@acns.co.nz or phone: (09) 929 2312
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service for older people who may be having difficulty with a problem or are concerned about a friend or neighbour. Trained staff are available for home visits if needed. This is a discreet and confidential service. For advice, support or information email: alisonb@acns.co.nz or phone (09) 929 2309
  • Chinese Services. Our Chinese social worker/health promoter provides:
    * Intervention and education support for the Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention team with a particular focus on vulnerable Chinese Elders.
    * Community development and health promotion for Chinese Seniors via regular groups and outings.
    * Chinese Accredited Visiting service providing companionship and social contact through matching a screened, volunteer friend to older people who may be lonely. o For more information contact Jane Lai at janel@acns.co.nz or phone (09) 929 2311
  • Total Mobility Scheme provides assessment and provision of a Total Mobility taxi card for people who are unable to drive or use public transport due to a disability. Contact ageconns@acns.co.nz for more information.
  •  Life Tubes

Categories

Abuse, Advocacy, Age Concern, Drop In Centre, Gardening, Shopping, Tradesmen, Visiting

Locations

Takapuna
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