Age Concern Wanganui



06 345 1799

06 347 2334



Have a Wanganui and Martin office.

Support & Advocacy (Marton & Wanganui)
Our Community & Social Workers can provide support and assistance, advise on available services, liaise with other community agencies and are available to visit at home.

Total Mobility Scheme (Wanganui only)
(Horizons Regional Council) Assessments provided for people with disabilities to access half price taxi fares.

Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention (Marton & Wanganui)
Our Co-ordinator is available to confidentially discuss problems of suspected abuse, neglect or mistreatment and can assist in obtaining help. Training for carers and professionals and a public awareness program is also available.

Accredited Visiting Service (AVS) (Marton & Wanganui)
The AVS Co-ordinator trains and supports volunteers who visit those living alone in the community. Both the older person and the visitor enjoy the friendship that develops from this regular contact

Transport (Wanganui only)
Volunteer drivers help those who have no transport – taking them to medical and other essential appointments – for a donation towards petrol.

Supermarket Shopping (Wanganui only)
Volunteers take those who have no transport to the supermarket, assisting with shopping and taking them home – assessment required, donation to the driver.

Tenants of Pensioner Flats (Wanganui) & Community Housing (Rangitikei)
Our Welfare Officers provide support to tenants of the Wanganui District Council Pensioner Flats and Rangitikei District Council Community Housing.

Health Promotion (Marton & Wanganui)
Seminars and forums organised on a range of topics relevant and interesting to older people.

Senior Driving Program including CarFit(Marton & Wanganui)
Drive with confidence, share experiences and learn how your car can ‘fit’ you. A refresher course designed especially for senior road users.

Information (Marton & Wanganui)
Contact us for a wide variety of information on available services. Call in or phone to speak with our reception volunteers or staff.

Volunteer Opportunities (Marton & Wanganui)

Age Concern Wanganui (Marton Office)
Phone: 06 327 8074
13 High Street, Marton 4710


Advocacy, Age Concern, Gardening, House Cleaning, Meals, Shopping, Visiting