Education & Employment/Work Assistance


Ministry of Education Services:

Group Special Education
249 Victoria Ave, Wanganui
Tel (06) 345 5224
They provide services in the Early Childhood Sector and Schools providing help and support for children, parents and teachers when a child has learning difficulties.
Services available include: RTLB teachers, speech language therapists and an early childhood team.

Special Education Facilitator
Tel (06) 349 6300
Assists students/parents/schools with communication issues that occur from time to time between home & school.

Employment/Work Assistance:

Workbridge Inc
373 Victoria Ave, Wanganui
Tel (06) 348 0352

Sommerville Abilities Centre
45 Campbell Street, Wanganui
Tel (06) 345 0566
Provides a specialist job placement service and has career planning and assistance with training opportunities to anyone with a disability.