Physical Address and Postal Address: 248 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4410
Outreach Coordinator: Ayesha Middleton
Phone: (06) 357 7846
Office Hours: Thursday, Friday 9am – 2pm

If your matter is urgent or you would like to talk with someone straight away please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 288 476. Please note the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours.

Education & Training Programmes

We offer education & training programmes at various times of the year, please check our Education & Training Programmes page for dates or alternatively you can contact our National Office for further information on (04) 803 3501 or email

Preschool Friendly Support Group

This support group meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Anyone is welcome and although we call it our pre-school group, your school aged children are also welcome (although you do not have to bring your child with you to attend). We do ask however as the activities provided are for pre-schoolers please bring an activity for your school aged child. School holiday sessions may vary, so please phone or email the office to check if the session will be on over the holiday periods.
Time: 9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: St Albans Church Sonbeams Room, St Albans Avenue, Hokowhitu

LEGO Programme

Venue:  Autism New Zealand Manawatu Branch, 248 Broadway Ave, Palmerston North

If you would like to have your child attend please contact Ange Field on (06) 357 7846 or email 

Other Support services in the Manawatu Region

MASH Trust

(06) 355 7200

IDEA services

(06) 356 7372

Community Mental Health Team

(06) 356 9169

Parent to Parent

(06) 355 0787

CCS Disability Action


Enable New Zealand

0800 362 253
(06) 353 5800

Disabled Persons Assembly

(06) 357 9877