Heartland Services

Heartlands Pukekohe Service Centre

 

Heartlands clinics for the current month: October.pdf

The Franklin Family Support Service office is also a Heartland Service Centre providing a one-stop shop where people living in the Franklin area can access a range of government and community services. The aim is to improve access to information and services for families.

Approximately 25 central government agencies and more than 50 community organisations participate in Heartland Centres throughout the country. The centres provide a convenient meeting place for people to discuss their needs directly with service providers.

The Service Centres as one-stop-shops feature services and information from a range of Government organisations including: 

  • forms and applications
  • guidelines
  • email and phone facilities, and
  • access to government websites.

We will assist you to make appointments with service provider representatives and direct you to services that best meet your needs.

We can help you with:

  • Face to face meetings by arranging an appointment with visiting representatives from a range of Government agencies
  • Free access to Government websites
  • Toll free phone access to Government agencies

Here are the regularly scheduled services available at Franklin Family Support. Please contact our office to arrange appointments.

  • Age Concern - Advice and support on concerns or matters relating to older people, their carers and their whanau.
  • Smoking Cessation - on request.
  • Workbridge - Workbridge is a specialist employment service that works with people with all types of disability, injury or illness - on request.
  • Renaissance Disability Support - community support services to individuals across all different disability groups - on request.
  • WorkFocus - An employment service committed to helping individuals who have experienced mental illness to find, develop and maintain employment opportunities - on request.
  • Maori Land Court - Advisory services & enquires on Maori land issues. (1st Wednesday of each month).
  • Community Legal Services South Trust - legal assistance, advice, information and education that are not otherwise met by legal aid services or by other services. (every Tuesday fortnight - phone them for an appointment in Pukekohe 09 2744966). 
  • Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) - Help and support with Lottery grants applications. - on request.

 

Here are some helpful links to Various Government agencies:

ACC
Careers New Zealand Child,

Youth and Family

Department of Corrections

Ministry of Justice - Courts

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Housing New Zealand

Inland Revenue

Internal Affairs

Māori Land Court

Ministry for Primary Industries

StudyLink

Te Puni Kōkiri

Work and Income

Workbridge