Nelson

Parent to Parent Nelson region covers  Nelson and Blenheim up to Collingwood in Golden Bay, and south to Murchison 

Co-ordinator: Sarah Whittle

Mobile: 020 4010 9478

Email: nelson@parent2parent.org.nz

Office Hours: Mon, Tue, Thur 9:30am-2:30pm

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Upcoming events

Jul
26
Mon
Parent support group (Nelson)
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This is a support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health impairment.

Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

For more info please contact regional coordinator Sarah Whittle at nelson@parent2parent.org.nz or phone 020 4010 9478.

Aug
4
Wed
Disability & Adulthood – Zoom Event 1
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Do you care for a disabled family member who is nearing adulthood? Asking yourself what happens next? Plan for the next stage of your family member’s life with this new workshop.

Many parents and carers worry what will happen when they are no longer able to support their disabled whānau member to the extent they do today. This comprehensive new workshop series will show you step by step how to support and safeguard the future for your disabled loved one. Topics covered include:

  • Creating a vision for the future
  • Circles of support
  • Supported decision making
  • Legal capacity
  • Welfare guardianship
  • Wills, trusts and enduring powers of attorney

Ensure your disabled family member is set up to live a ‘good life’ as they move into adulthood with this three-part Zoom workshop series.

Event Details

Dates: Wednesday 4 August, Thursday 5 August, Friday 6 August
Details: 12pm—2pm each day | Join us remotely on Zoom
Cost: Free thanks to funding from Te Pou

This event is for families supporting a disabled family member.
All family members are welcome to attend.
This event is for families supporting a disabled family member. All family members are welcome to attend.
Aug
19
Thu
Disability & Adulthood (Nelson)
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Do you care for a disabled family member who is nearing adulthood? Asking yourself what happens next? Plan for the next stage of your family member’s life with this new workshop.

Many parents and carers worry what will happen when they are no longer able to support their disabled whānau member to the extent they do today. This comprehensive new workshop will show you step by step how to support and safeguard the future for your disabled loved one. Topics covered include:

  • Creating a vision for the future
  • Circles of support
  • Supported decision making
  • Legal capacity
  • Welfare guardianship
  • Wills, trusts and enduring powers of attorney

Ensure your disabled family member is set up to live a ‘good life’ as they move into adulthood. Register today to secure your spot!

Event details

Address: Richmond Library, Constance Barnicoat Room, 280 Queen Street, Richmond 7050
Cost: Free thanks to funding from Te Pou | Lunch will be provided

This event is for families supporting a disabled family member.
All family members are welcome to attend.
This event is for families supporting a disabled family member. All family members are welcome to attend.
Aug
20
Fri
Disability & Adulthood – Zoom Event 2
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Do you care for a disabled family member who is nearing adulthood? Asking yourself what happens next? Plan for the next stage of your family member’s life with this new workshop.

Many parents and carers worry what will happen when they are no longer able to support their disabled whānau member to the extent they do today. This comprehensive new workshop series will show you step by step how to support and safeguard the future for your disabled loved one. Topics covered include:

  • Creating a vision for the future
  • Circles of support
  • Supported decision making
  • Legal capacity
  • Welfare guardianship
  • Wills, trusts and enduring powers of attorney

Ensure your disabled family member is set up to live a ‘good life’ as they move into adulthood with this three-part Zoom workshop series.

Event Details

Dates: Friday 20 August, Monday 23 August, Wednesday 25 August
Details: 7pm—9pm each day | Join us remotely on Zoom
Cost: Free thanks to funding from Te Pou

This event is for families supporting a disabled family member.
All family members are welcome to attend.
This event is for families supporting a disabled family member. All family members are welcome to attend.
Sep
21
Tue
Parent support group (Nelson)
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This is a support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health impairment.

Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

For more info please contact regional coordinator Sarah Whittle at nelson@parent2parent.org.nz or phone 020 4010 9478.

Nov
22
Mon
Parent support group (Nelson)
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This is a support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health impairment.

Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

For more info please contact regional coordinator Sarah Whittle at nelson@parent2parent.org.nz or phone 020 4010 9478.


A big thank you to the following organisations who have supported the Nelson branch with donations and grants in 2019/20

  • Redwood Trust
  • Rehabilitation Welfare Trust
  • RG & EF Mas Donald Trust
  • Network Tasman Trust
  • Fresh Choice
  • Pub Charity
  • Rata Foundation