Age Concern Whangarei

Community Organisation

Age Concern Whangarei
16 Manse Street
Whangarei 0112

Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person or by phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers e.g. advising where to obtain a service and what is available. Home visits by Field Officer providing confidential support and empowerment to older people. Anyone of any age can refer to our services. Total Mobility Scheme: Providing assessment and provision of Total Mobility taxi vouchers for reduced fares for people with disabilities or health problems. Home Maintenance: A wide range of minor repairs and replacements - no job too small. Safety at home a priority. We have a database of tradespeople recommended by people who use our services. Visiting Services: Providing visitors who make regular visits to socially isolated older people in their homes via the Age Concern Accredited Visiting Service. Education: Holding education seminars for the public e.g. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, health and wellbeing. Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg.Lending library with dvd's and books. Short term hire of equipment: Wheelchairs on a daily or weekly basis. Lending library. Garage Sale on Thursday mornings