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Fiordland Community House

Social Service

Description

The services we provide are as follows: 

  • Heartland Services (government contact/application forms and information centre)
  • Community Health Shuttle
  • Community Family Worker
  • Whānau Ora Navigator
  • Community Connector
  • Counselling
  • Foodbank
  • Office/Meeting Room Hire
  • Community Information
  • Employment Service
  • Support Groups
  • Visiting Agencies 
  • Community Meeting Spaces

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in

Charges

Most of our services are free.

For others, such as office/meeting room hire, there will be a charge.

Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Assistance with accessing government & community organisations

Heartland Services - our co-ordinator will help you:

  • Arrange face-to-face meetings with any of the services that use our centre
  • Identify and obtain the government forms you need
  • Access government…

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Employment

Transport

We run a Community Shuttle Service Monday - Friday for Health, Work & Income, IRD, Immigration and any government department appointments in Invercargill with prior bookings. 

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Advocacy

Our Community Family worker, Whānau Ora Navigator & Community Connector advocate for a strong and health community.

Facilitating community activities

Our Community Family worker co-ordinates or facilitates activities to fulfil individual, family or community needs that are brought to our attention.

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Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Conflict resolution mediation
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups

We also have a number of organisations who visit the Fiordland Community House to provide their services including Jubilee Budget Services, Mole Map, Loss and Grief Centre, Primary Mental Health…

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Counselling

Alliance Counselling: Provides counselling to individuals, couples and families in the Fiordland area. Self referrals are available.

Office/meeting room hire

Our offices/meeting rooms are available for hire on a permanent or casual basis. Read more here

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Food

We have a foodbank available.

Social work

Our Community Family worker & Community Connector can provide social work support.

Supporting financial independence

We have Jubilee Budget Services visiting our centre monthly - self & agencies referrals available.

Legal / civil services

  • Consumer rights
  • Legal advice
  • JP service

We have visiting Community Law lawyers on request.

Fiordland Justices of the Peace have weekly visits for document certification every Tuesday from 12noon - 1.30pm.

Community Connection Service

If you have experienced negative effects due to Covid-19 our Community Connector is here to support you to find ways to positively move forward in these changing times, in a…

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Whanau Ora Navigator

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Southland

Contact Details

Contact us online here

21 Luxmore Drive
Te Anau 9600

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Street Address

21 Luxmore Drive
Te Anau 9600

Postal Address

PO Box 149
Te Anau 9640

This page was last updated at 11:48AM on March 22, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Fiordland Community House.