Support Groups and Networks


Able, Southern Family Support in Mental Illness  http://www.able.org.nz/          Email: adminco@able.org.nz  03 448 9303
Age Concern Email: central@ageconcernotago.co.nzAge Concern
Alexandra Community House
Alexandra 9320
Marina Rodger 03 448 7075027 875 5353
 Al Anon  www.al-anon.org.nz/otago  Robyn  03 443 9431
 Alcoholics Anonymous  http://www.aa.org.nz/home  03 443 7633 or

021 207 5122

 Adaptive Snowsports www.disabledsnowsports.org.nz  03 443 4085
 Alzheimers Society http://www.alzheimers.org.nzEmail:alexandraadards.otago@xtra.co.nz Donna Watt  03 448 9056
 Arthritis New Zealand http://www.arthritis.org.nz  03 471 6160
 Asthma Society Otago http://asthmafoundation.org.nz Email:otagoasthma@xtra.co.nz  03 471 6167
027 471 6162
 Autism NZ Otago Branch http:// www.autismnz.org.nz
Email: otago@autismnz.org.nz
 0800 288 476
03 487 8811
 Breastfeeding Support Group Kate  03 443 2635
 Birthright Central Otago http://www.birthright.org.nz Email:birthrightcentral_otago@xtra.co.nz  03 448 8386
03 448 7369
 Brain Inury Association Otago http://www.brain-injury.org.nz Email:liaison.dunedin@brain-injury.org.nz Cathy Matthews  03 471 6156
027 303 7727
 Buddy Programme Email: buddyco@psotago.org.nz
 Cancer Society http:// www.cancernz.org.nz/support-servicesEmail: susan@cansoc.org.nz Susan Helmore  027 9165 0280800 226 237
 Carers Society Otago http://www.carers.org.nz Email:carerssociety@pcconnect.co.nz  03 471 6204
 CCS Disability Action http://www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz Joy Hughes  027 674 5688
 Central Otago @Heart http://www.heartnz.org.nz Kate Davis 03 443 4339
 Central Otago Living Options Email: alison@livingoptions.org.nz  03 448 7748 ext 1
03 448 7748 ext 2
 Child Cancer Foundation http://www.childcancer.org.nz Email: achil@xtra.co.nz  03 445 1299
 Chronique Fatigue Syndrome/ME Nikki  027 443 4143
 Compassionate Friends  03 449 2425
 Cot Death Society (SIDS) http://sids.org.nz/site
 Diabetes New Zealand  http://www.diabetes.org.nz Email:diabetesotago@vodafone.co.nz  03 474 0240
 Deaf Aotearoa  http://deaf.co.nz  03 477 1033
 Disability Information Service  www.disabilityinfo.co.nz Debbie Webster  0800 693 342
 Eating Disorder Service  Email: southernsupport@ashburn.co.nz Trudy Dent  03 476 2092
0272 097 928
 Epilepsy New Zealand  www.epilepsy.org.nz Email: otagoepilepsy.org.nz Lynne Stewart  0800 20 21 22
03 471 6207
 Family Health Team  www.cohsl.co.nz
 Gamblers Anonymous  www.gamblinghelpline.co.nz  0800 654 655
 Grey Power Central Otago  http://www.centralotagonz.com/alexandra-clyde/alexandra/community-support/x,1,4533/grey-power-central-otago.html JJ Goyen  03 448 7043
or
03 456 1685
 Health & Disability Advocacy  www.hdc.org.nz Gillian Adams  0800 555 050
03 479 0265
 Jigsaw Central Lakes  www.jigsaw.org.nz  0508 440 255 (24 hour)
03 441 0009
 MS Otago  www.msotago.org.nz  0508 67 68 246
 National Heart Foundation  http://www.heartfoundation.org.nz  03 477 3999
 Parent to Parent  www.parent2parent.org.nz  0508 236 236
 Parkinsons New Zealand, Otago  http://parkinsons.org.nz  03 455 7260
 Riding for Disabled  http://www.rda.org.nz/RDAgroups/Wanaka Sharon Robertson  03 443 6113
 Senior Net Wanaka Inc  www.wanakaseniornet.co.nz
 Solo Parent Coffee Group  jacquih@psotago.org.nz Jaqui Henson-Cubie  027 631 2919
 Southland ACC Advocacy Trust  www.southacctrust.org.nz  03 214 5211
0210 233 9622
 Stroke Foundation  www.stroke.org.nz/stroke-support-southern Judtith Hislop  03 471 6175
Tautoko suicide crisis helpline http://www.lifeline.org.nz/Suicide-Intervention_2022.aspx 0800 828 865
 Upper Clutha Senior Citizens / Primetimers  Email: ucsc.club@gmail.com Linda Roberts  03 443 5120
 Victim Support  www.victimsupport.org.nz Rachel Brown  0800 842 846