Support Groups

Nelson Morning Support Group
When: Thursday 10.30am on Thursday 11 May 2017, Thursday 29 June 2017, Thursday 10 August 2017.
Where: DeVille Cafe, New Street, Nelson. (This is a child friendly cafe with a gate at the entrance).

Marlborough Support Group
When: First Tuesday of every month, commences Tuesday 7 February 2017
Time: 10.30am
Where: Renoun House, 68 Seymour Street, Blenheim (NEW location).

New ASD Coffee Parent Support Group, Blenheim
Time: 9.15am to 11.00am
When: Next meeting Wednesday 17 May 2017
Where:  Mitre 10 Mega Cafe, 174-176 Alabama Road, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 
Food and drink at own expense.
Everyone very welcome.  Glenys Fry from Autism New Zealand will be there to meet and greet. Future dates are looking at the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Golden Bay Support Group - to be advised

Nelson Teenage/Young Adult Group

If you are a person between 15 years and 25 years who has Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism and would like to meet and talk with other young people with ASD, come and join us for an afternoon.
When: Every Monday from 2.30pm to 4.30pm (but check public holidays)
Where: DeVille Cafe, New Street, Nelson

Things you need to know:
* You must be independent enough and able to be left on your own after initial
* A parent or caregiver MUST attend initially (they will sit at a different table to you).
* Food and drink at your own cost.

For more information contact our Outreach Coordinator, Viv Nelson.
Email: or telephone 03 539 0285 and leave a message.

The Teenage/Young Adult Group also do other activities throughout the year such as Ten Pin Bowling, Movies, Mini Golf or BBQs.

NEW Adult ASD Support Group - are you interested?
Please contact the Branch if you would be interested in coming along, if we were to start a new Adult Support Group on (03) 539 0285 or Email