Disability Services

CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action provide support so people with disabilities are included in the life of their family/whanau and community.  Services provided include help with Mobility Parking, Total Mobility, Disability Awareness Training and advice. Rotorua contact: Ph:  07 347 6545  OR Ph: 07 985 4910 * possibly after hours  (ringing me back to confirm) National contacts are below, however the national 0800 can only be called from landlines.  Mobile phone users need to call the local branch number.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 227 2255 from landline phones only.
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz/regions/waikato-bay-of-plenty
Address:
1452B Hinemoa Street Rotorua

Epilepsy Association of New Zealand

The National Epilepsy Association of New Zealand supports people with Epilepsy.   Find the Rotorua branch address below.

Contact Details

Phone:
07 346 3912
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
epilepsy.org.nz/
Address:
Community House 1115 Haupapa St Rotorua

Blind Foundation

The Blind Foundation is New Zealand’s main provider of practical and emotional support for those who have low vision or are blind to help them face their future with confidence. Tauranga is the base for the Bay of Plenty.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 24 33 33
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
blindfoundation.org.nz/
Address:
160 Seventeenth Avenue Tauranga South

Parkinson’s New Zealand

Resource centre for education and publications on Parkinsons disease.  Parkinson’s NZ works closely with other neurological organisations and in some less populated areas Parkinson’s Community Educator Services are supplied by the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Rotorua Community Educator’s contact is listed below and the national website and phone number listed under contact details.

Community Educator Rotorua Contact:
Fiona Leighton  Email:
Phone:(07) 343 7986
Mobile: 021 155 3365

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 473 4636
Website:
www.parkinsons.org.nz/
Address:
Rotorua Community Health Hub Level 1 - 1172 Haupapa Street Rotorua

Health and Disability Advocacy

To enquire about your rights when using health and disability services, get questions answered or to make a complaint we can help you to find an independent advocate.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 555 050
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
advocacy.hdc.org.nz

Health and Disability Commissioner

The Act created the Office of the Commissioner with the role of promoting and protecting the rights of health and disability services for consumers and to facilitate fair, simple, speedy and efficient resolution of complaints.

Contact Details

Phone:
0800 11 22 33
Website:
www.hdc.org.nz/