Essential community and social services during COVID-19 lockdown.

Get a full list of organisations that are operating in the Tauranga City Council area here.

https://www.tauranga.govt.nz/business/health-and-safety/covid-19 and scroll to Essential Community and Social Services

And also those in the Western Bay of Plenty here – scroll down to information on essential social services in the Western Bay.

Please let us know if you’re doing something for your clients or the way your organisation is operating that you think will be of interest to other social service providers, and we’ll share it around.  Email info@socialink.org.nz

Other services that are also operating:

  • Parent to Parent -Childbirth Education Classes, now operating online in a digital format with a mixture of interactive zoom sessions, pre-recorded content and facebook groups.We are also facilitating virtual coffee groups for new Mums, as well as other opportunities for parent education and support. See the website: https://taurangaparentscentre.org/childbirth-education/
  • Breast Cancer Support Service are still providing emotional support by phone, email and text between 9-1 Monday to Friday. For full information about the service www.breastcancerbop.org.nz.
  • Katikati Maori Wardens
  • Tauranga Branch of Diabetes NZ is still operating from our Branch Coordinator’s home by phone, email Facebook and website. providing advice, support and information to people with type 1, gestational or type 2 diabetes. Hours Mon-Fri 9.30am to 3.30pm.
    Contact lena fendley at Tauranga@diabetes.org.nz and 027 883 0158