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.
There are two NASC contacts for Northland:
Area includes: Covers the whole of Northland except Hokianga (see below)
Phone: 09 430 4131 or 0800 88 88 90
Address: Northland DHB, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148
Area includes: Hokianga, Broadwood, Horeke, Kohukohu, Omapere, Panguru, Rawene.
Phone: 09 405 7709 or 021 457 712
Address: Hokianga Health Hospital, Private Bag 753, Kaikohe.
Please note that Meals on Wheels are not available in all areas, check with your local provider.
Seniorline compiles lists of services and facilities in Northland. See below for listings of rest homes and hospitals, retirement villages, rental accommodation, activities and day programmes and homecare agencies.
Northland activities and day programmes [PDF, 100 KB]
Northland home care [PDF, 99 KB]
Northland rest home and hospital listings [PDF, 54 KB]
Northland rental accommodation [PDF, 83 KB]
Northland retirement village accommodation [PDF, 110 KB]