Calendar

Oct
3
Mon
Parent Support Group (Hastings)
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Hastings during the school term, to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 11am—1pm
Venue: Bay Espresso Karamu Road, 141 Karamu Road, Otane, Hastings

 

Feel free to just show up on the day!

Oct
4
Tue
Parent Support Group (Hamilton)
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Hamilton to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 10am—12pm
Venue: Columbus Coffee, Inside Mitre 10 MEGA, 41 Ruakura road, Corner of Wairere Drive, Hamilton East

Contact us to RSVP:

Parent Support Group (Kati Kati)
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Kati Kati to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 10:30am—12pm
Venue: The Chrome Café, 3 Wharawhara Road, Katikati

Feel free to just show up on the day!

Oct
5
Wed
Parent Support Group (Cambridge)
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Cambridge to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 10am—12pm
Venue: Joe’s Garage, 207 Swayne Road, Cambridge

Contact us to RSVP:

Oct
10
Mon
Chinese Parent Support Group (Hamilton)
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Grab a free coffee and chat with other Chinese parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Hamilton to support Chinese carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Chinese Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in  for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 10am—12pm
Venue: Each month the venue rotates between Columbus Cafe, Inside Mitre 10 MEGA Ruakura, 41 Ruakura Road, Hamilton East AND CCS Disability Action at 17 Claudelands Road, Hamilton

Contact us to RSVP:

Oct
11
Tue
Whānau Awhi Parent Support Group (Kawerau)
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Whānau Awhi Parent Support Groups in Kawerau to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Whānau Awhi Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 10:30am—12pm
Venue: Kea Building, 60 Onslow Street, Kawerau

Feel free to just show up on the day!

Oct
12
Wed
Parent Support Group (Rodney)
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Parent Support Group

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts bi-monthly Parent Support Groups in Rodney to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 10:30am—11:30am
Venue: The Coffee Club Orewa, 2/7-9 Florence Avenue, Orewa, Auckland

Contact us to RSVP:

Oct
14
Fri
Parent Support Group (Tauranga)
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Tauranga to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Event details:

Time: 10am—12pm
Venue: Bunnings Café, 5 Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga

Feel free to just show up on the day!

Oct
15
Sat
Renew Connect & Reflect (Wanaka)
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Renew Connect and Reflect Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Renew Connect and Reflect Workshop

Caring for a disabled child or a child with a health impairment can come with a range of challenges such as coping with stress, change, and building a resilient family.

Essential for families and whānau new to the world of disability, or as a refresher course for those a bit further down the track, set your family up for long-term success with Renew, Connect & Reflect.

RENEW: Learn how to cope with the stress, change and even grief that having a disabled child can bring.

CONNECT: The benefits of meeting other parents and caregivers in the same situation can be life-changing. Many participants say they feel understood for the first time.

REFLECT: Thinking intentionally about you and the needs of your family and whānau, as well as how each family member communicates, can enhance relationships and build emotional resilience.

Register today to secure your spot! Many thanks to Healthcare Otago Charitable Trust for supporting this event.

Saturday 15th October, 2022

When: 9:30am—4pm
Where: Wanaka Community Hub, 34 McDougall Street, Wanaka
Cost: Free.  Lunch will be provided.

Oct
16
Sun
Renew Connect & Reflect (Alexandra)
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Renew Connect and Reflect Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Renew Connect and Reflect Workshop

Caring for a disabled child or a child with a health impairment can come with a range of challenges such as coping with stress, change, and building a resilient family.

Essential for families and whānau new to the world of disability, or as a refresher course for those a bit further down the track, set your family up for long-term success with Renew, Connect & Reflect.

RENEW: Learn how to cope with the stress, change and even grief that having a disabled child can bring.

CONNECT: The benefits of meeting other parents and caregivers in the same situation can be life-changing. Many participants say they feel understood for the first time.

REFLECT: Thinking intentionally about you and the needs of your family and whānau, as well as how each family member communicates, can enhance relationships and build emotional resilience.

Register today to secure your spot! Many thanks to Healthcare Otago Charitable Trust for supporting this event.

Sunday 16th October, 2022

When: 9:30am—4pm
Where: Alexandra Community House, 14-20 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra
Cost: Free.  Lunch will be provided.