Other Support Organisations/Useful Information
Sommerville Disability Support Services some of the services the centre provides includes:
Family Support, Carer Co-ordination, Stepping Stones Pre School, Abilities Centre. Vocational/Life Skills, Information Service, Disability Awareness Programmes, Total Mobility Taxi Vouchers, Disability Parking Identification Cards, Computer Club, School Holiday programme for primary school aged children.
45 Campbell Street, Wanganui
Tel (06) 345 0566
Whanganui Disability Resource Centre provides disability information (benefits, agencies, mobility, leisure, education, disabilities, services, legislation, access, health, employment, literature, professional, practice, therapeutics, equipment), supported employment (training and education opportunities).
PO Box 102, 28 Churton Street, Wanganui
Tel (06) 347 1176
NASC, Accessibility Whanganui provides needs assessment, service coordination and local area coordination.
Tel 0800 758 700
Disabled Persons' Assembly - National Office DPA is an umbrella organisation representing people with all types of impairments - physical, sensory, intellectual, psychiatric and neurological, acquired at any stage of life. DPA is concerned with the systemic issues affecting all people with disabilities. DPA's role is to lobby for change and the rights of the disabled people.
PO Box 27524, Level 4, 173 Victoria Street, Wellington
Tel (04) 801 9100