Adult diagnosis

Dr Marilyn Willis 
Email: Marilyn.willis@aspergers.consulting
Website: www.aspergers.consulting

LIFE Unlimited Charitable Trust 
Address: 105 Disraeli Street, Gisborne, 4010
Phone: (06) 986 4033 (DDI) or (021) 0846 7891
Email: jackies@lifeunlimited.net.nz 
Website: www.lifeunlimited.net.nz

 

Child and youth diagnosis

Hauora Tairawhiti Gisborne Hospital - Neurodevelopmental Therapist, ASD Coordination
Address: 421 Ormond Road, Gisborne, 4010
Phone: (06) 869 0500 ext 8127

 

Legal

Tairawhiti Community Law Centre
Address: 85 Lowe Street, Gisborne, 4010
Phone: (06) 868 3392
Website: www.tairawhiticlc.co.nz

 

Support groups

Youth and Adult Support/Social Group
Meets on the first Wednesday of every month 4.00pm - 5.30pm
Address: Matariki Room, HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, Gisborne, 4010

Support Groups for Whanau Parents and Caregivers
Meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except January) from 5.00pm. All welcome.
Address: Crazy Caterpillars. 2 Pitt Street, Gisborne, 4010

 

Support organisations

CCS Disability Action
Address: 7 Ormond Road, Gisborne, 4010
Phone: (06) 867 1249 or 0800 227 2255.
Email: thb@ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz  www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz 

Comet Swim Club
Phone: (06) 867 0698
Email: cometnz@ihug.co.nz   
Website: www.cometswimming.co.nz

Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA)
Phone: (04) 801 9100
Email: dpatairawhiti@ihug.co.nz 
Website: www.dpa.org.nz

Explore Specialist Advice NZ
Address: 79 Childers Road, Gisborne, 4010
Phone: (06) 281 0293 (DDI) or (021) 877 521 or 0800 000 421
Email: Mahala.Reynolds@explore.org.nz
Website: www.explore.org.nz

Gisborne Trampoline Club 
Address: ElectriNet Sports Centre, 537 Aberdeen Rd, Gisborne, 4010
Phone: (021) 425 044 or (06) 867 3383
Website: www.sporty.co.nz/gisbornetrampoline

IDEA Services
Address: 124 Bright Street, Gisborne
Phone: 0800 442 442 or (06) 872 6600
Website: www.ihc.org.nz

Special Olympics - Sports offered: Athletics, Bocce
Phone: (021) 066 2360 

Vulnerable Children
Te Pa Harakeke, The Tairawhiti Children’s Team, Organa Tamariki, Ministry for Children
Address: 42 Grey Street, Gisborne, 4010
Phone: (06) 986 4221

 

Respite

Respite Care
Phone: 0800 677 700
Email: Hello@mycare.co.nz
Website: www.mycare.co.nz

Looking for Urgent Help?

Please note we are not an emergency service. If you have an emergency situation, please call one of the following: 

Police - 111
Youthline - 0800 37 66 33
Lifeline - 0800 54 33 54
Oranga Tamariki (Ministry for Vulnerable Children) 0508 32 64 59