Health & Welfare
Access Community Health, Whanganui
Our nationwide team of skilled nurses and 4,000 support workers visit over 20,000 people in their own homes to provide nursing, personal care, rehabilitation and household assistance.
Community House Whanganui, Level 1, Room 121 60 Ridgway Street, Whanganui
Freephone: 0800 284 663
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Hours:Meet Monday 7:30pm
Marton Friendship Hall 7 Morris Street,
Ph: 06 327 6365
Freephone: 0800 229 6757
Are you increasingly forgetting appointments, people's names and places? Are you starting to feel you are not coping or have you or a family member been recently diagnosed with dementia? Alzheimers Whanganui can help. Alzheimers Whanganui takes a positive approach to living with dementia. We focus on what a person is still able to do rather than what has been lost.
PO Box 7018, Whanganui
Ph: 06 345 8833
Mobile: 027 255 9987
Contact: Wendy Paterson (Manager)
Arthritis New Zealand
If you have arthritis, or know someone with arthritis, we are here for you! We provide information, advice and support for anyone diagnosed with arthritis. We can put you in touch with healthcare professionals and other community supports throughout the country. Our work also includes advocating for people with arthritis, funding research, and contributing to health policy.
Level 2 120 Featherston Street, Wellington
Freephone: 0800 663 463
Contact: Donna Mumm (Administrator)
Cancer Support Group (Rangitikei)
Hours:Meet every second month at Health Centre, Blackwell St, Marton
30A Milne Street, Marton
Ph: 06 327 7300
Mobile: 027 605 9026
Contact: Shirley Murray (Co-ordinator)
Cancer Support Group (Taihape)
Epilepsy NZ (Whanganui)
Our professionally trained Epilepsy Information and Support specialists provide support and information on epilepsy. This can be to the individual, their family/whanau, schools, and places of employment, other health agencies or professionals.
Ph: 06 757 5644
Freephone: 0800 37 45 37
Healthcare New Zealand
Healthcare New Zealand provides high quality health, disability and rehabilitation support in your home and community.
28 Stewart Street, Marton
Ph: 06 327 8320
Freephone: 0800 532 000
Contact: Jane Pompey
Hearing Services (Life Unlimited)
Are you concerned about your hearing? Are you missing things in conversation or having trouble getting your hearing aids working well for you? A qualified hearing therapist is available to help you manage the impact of hearing loss on your daily life. We provide free hearing evaluations, information and support to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents aged 16 years and over.
7 Blackwell Street, Marton
Freephone: 0800 008 011
Contact: Joyce Lawlor
Hunterville Community Health Group
26 Paraekaretu Street, Hunterville
Ph: 06 322 8467
Contact: Pat Lambert
Kiwi Weight Watchers
13 Skerman Street, Marton
Contact: Vicki Hodds
Masonic Lodge Otaihape 142
Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest and largest fraternal organisations, an organisation of men who adopt the fundamental principle of integrity, goodwill and charity as the foundations for an individual’s life and character. We are a non-profit organisation that is heavily involved in supporting charity and community service.
Hours:Meet second Tuesday every mo
Ph: 06 388 0400 or 06 388 0303
Medlab Central Marton Rooms
Medlab Central Limited is based in the central area of the North Island of New Zealand. We test samples from patients referred by general practitioners, specialists, midwives and other medical referrers. If you are based in New Zealand and seeking general information about laboratory tests, you have come to the right place.
Hours:Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm
28 Stewart Street, Marton
Ph: 06 327 8469
Mid Central Health
MidCentral District Health Board funds and provides a range of health and disability services to people living in MidCentral’s district (Palmerston North, Manawatu, Tararua, Horowhenua and ?taki). The Board is responsible for improving, promoting and protecting their health and the health of the communities in which they live.
Hours:Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
PO Box 256, Palmerston North
Ph: 06 350 8945
Mobility Voucher Eligibility
Ph: 06 327 7006
Contact: Alison Dulieu