Needs assessment and service coordination

The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.

The NASC contact for Counties Manukau is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination, Counties Manukau DHB 

Area includes: Howick, Hunua, Kaiaua, Manukau, Pakuranga, Papatoetoe, Port Waikato, Pukekohe, Takanini, Waiuku

Email: dutynasc@middlemore.co.nz

Website: www.countiesmanukau.health.nz(external link)

Phone: 09 277 3440 / 0800 262 368

Address: NASC, PO Box 93 311, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640.

Useful links 

  • Meals on Wheels:  09 526 5977 or 0800 720 000 or mealsonwheels@compass-group.co.nz
  • District Nursing: Pukekohe, Waiuku, Pokeno, 09 237 0650; Papakura, Manurewa, Drury, 295 1250; Howick, Pakuranga, Beachlands, 270 4758; Mangere, Papatoetoe, Otara, East Tamaki, 270 4730 option 2. 
  • Shuttle services: St John Health Shuttles call 0800 785 646. Please note St John Health Shuttles are not available in all areas.

Auckland region PDFs

Seniorline compiles lists of services and facilities in greater Auckland. See below for listings of rest homes and hospitals, retirement villages, day programmes, activities and homecare agencies.

Auckland activities [PDF, 165 KB] 
Auckland day programmes [PDF, 115 KB]
Auckland home care [PDF, 92 KB] 
Auckland rest home and hospital [PDF, 43 KB]