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Disabilities Resource Centre Trust

Community Health Service


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


The Disabilities Resource Centre is a passionate and progressive organisation, 100% committed to making life easier for the elderly and those with disabilities.

We can help you with 

  • Home Care - home help or personal care support in your own home

  • Community Services - getting involved in your community, finding work and learning new skills

  • Information - general health and disability information service and extensive library

  • Equipment - in store and online sales, hire and advice

  • Specialist Field Officers - disability/condition specific support

We help thousands of people every year and continue to improve the quality of life for those living in our community.

Click the links or see below for more information on these services.


Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Services Provided

Home support

  • Carers
  • Cleaning (personal care)
  • Home visiting

We know how important it is to maintain independence and dignity. That’s why we provide high quality professional Home Care Services, helping to keep our clients in their own homes…


Information & support

Need to know how to get a mobility parking card?  If your parents are entitled to free Home Care?  Which support groups are available in the community?  We have the…


Injury, illness or disability

  • Aids and equipment
  • Disability support
  • Home support
  • Rehabilitation
  • Self management

Our Specialist Field Officers provide disability/condition specific support, information, advocacy and advice for key injury/illnesses. Our current staff are:

  • Brain Injury Liaison Officer
  • Post-Polio Liaison Officer
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease…


Supported Independent Living

Being independent is a really important part of feeling proud and in charge of the life you lead.  Our Supported Independent Living service aims to provide support where people need…


Vocational Services

Everyone has something to offer and can play an important role in their community, but it can be difficult to know where you fit in and how to get there.…


Transition Services

Are you in your last year of school?  Do you know where you’re going or what you’re doing next year?  It can be difficult and sometimes a little scary finishing…



Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Wheelchair Access



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This page was last updated at 8:03AM on July 21, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Disabilities Resource Centre Trust.