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There is a range of services that support people from education to employment.  There are also other providers that support people with their health and wellbeing. 


Below is a range of providers that support people but also health and wellbeing directories.   We know there are other providers please contact to be included.

Dress for Success

Dress for Success is a global movement for change, empowering women to safer and better futures.  They have services in suiting for interview outfits and job training to help prepare them for work.  Website


Inspiring kids growing up in material hardship to navigate their own path to academic and life success.  Website

Literacy Aotearoa

Delivery of learning services to adults in the community and in workplaces, assisting them to improve their literacy, numeracy and communication skills.  Website

Whangarei Youth Transition Service

A service for those who are 16 to 17 who are not in education, training or work.  They may help if you are 15 years old and not attending school.   They assist in helping young people toward education, training and work.  Website


Workbridge helps people with disabilities or health conditions connect with employers.  Website

Whangarei Budgeting Service

Offer advice and support to assist those experiencing financial difficulties.  Website

Work Ready

Helps to support those who are transitioning from different career paths or stages in employment, and gives them the skills and advice they need to take the next step in their career.  Website

Whangarei Youth Centre

Provide a youth-focused space in Whangarei.  It provides a place of belonging, easy access to support and development opportunities and youth-specific health services.  Website

Volunteering Northland

Volunteering Northland is a non-profit organisation providing a recruitment and referral service for volunteers and facilitates and enhances volunteering in general. Website

Family Services Directory

A directory of service providers that can help you and your family.  Recommend using the filters for best results.  Website

Health Point

Healthpoint provides information about healthcare providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments.  Website

Collaborative Groups

There are several groups that collaborate around an area of common interests. We know there are other groups please contact to be included.  

Career and Transition Education (CATE)

CATE is a professional organisation for people working the fields of career and transition Education.  Northcate contacts

Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ)

CDANZ is the professional body for career development practice in Aotearoa, New Zealand.  Website. Northland Contact Lisa Halvorson

Northland Intersectorial Forum (NIF)

Local and Central government agencies working together for the wellbeing of Northlanders.  Contact person is Sue

Whangarei Youth Network

A network of youth professionals that meet on the first Monday of every month.  A place to share, connect and engage with other youth professionals and youth workers.  Whangarei Youth

Child and Youth Friendly Cities

Whangarei has become the first city in New Zealand to register their commitment to becoming a Child and Youth Friendly City – as promoted by the international movement of Child Friendly Cities around the world. This is a long-term project that will shape the philosophy and priorities of the city to ensure that children are front and centre in the way that we do things in Whangarei.  Website

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