Support services in the Taranaki Region

Nau mai – haere mai – welcome. This is a locally-maintained list of wellbeing / support services in Taranaki.

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Mā tōu rourou, mā taku rourou ka ora te iwi – With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive.

Whānau Āwhina Plunket

Contact: Rose Haskell
Work Phone: 0800 933 922 Website: Whanau Awhina – Plunket
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Biographical Info

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation and New Zealand’s largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of tamariki and whānau. Plunket offers free health and development checks, a 24/7 parenting helpline, Plunketline which is available to all whānau, and a range of local services. We also offer support services to help you connect with other whānau in your community and empower you in your role as a parent or caregiver.  Please check out our website for a full list of services and a range of information around child development, being a parent, caring for your child and child health concerns: – you do not need data on your phone to access our website.

Categories: Physical Wellbeing, Whānau, Children and Young People