Otago

Parent to Parent Otago's area includes the centres of Arrowtown, Alexandra, Cromwell, Wanaka, Balclutha, Mosgiel, Oamaru and Dunedin - and everywhere in between

 

Coordinator: Sheryl Davies

Phone: 03 470 1086   Mobile: 027 808 3949

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 9am - 3pm

Email: otago@parent2parent.org.nz

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Upcoming events

May
26
Sat
Otago Champion Your Needs & Support Parent Training
May 26 @ 9:00 am – May 27 @ 4:00 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs

Be a strong advocate for you and your child and grab the opportunity to join our 650+ amazing team of volunteers.

A two-day course for parents and full time caregivers who have children with a disability or health impairment who would like to learn more about being a disability champion.

Learn how to plan for, raise issues at and negotiate during meetings. The course covers active listening and questioning skills, negotiating, planning, and challenging assumptions.

You will be offered the chance to become a support parent, where you can be a listening ear and share your experience and knowledge to families new to the world of disability.

This course and refreshments are provided at no cost.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Sheryl on 03 410 1086 or email otago@parent2parent.org.nz

Click here to register

 

 

Coffee and support groups

First Friday of the month group

Hidden Disabilities 16 years+ group

Friday Evening 7:30 – 9:30pm, Parent to Parent Office 514 Great King St, Dunedin

Last Friday of the month groups

All Disabilities group

Friday morning 9:15am – 11am, Vogel St Kitchen, 76 Vogel St, behind Carpet Court

Friday Evening  7:30 – 9pm, Parent to Parent office, 514 Great King St

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder group 

 Friday Morning 10am, Otago Museum Café


A big thank you to the following organisations who have supported the Otago branch with donations and grants in 2016/2017

  • Polson Higgs - Dunedin Casino Trust
  • Kingston Sedgfield• United Way
  • The Lion Foundation
  • Dunedin City Council
  • Healthcare Otago
  • TTCF - The Trust Community Foundation
  • Lotteries• COGS - Central Otago
  • Bendigo Valley Sports & Charitable Foundation
  • Southern Trust• Rehabilitation Welfare Trust
  • Dunedin Casino Trust• Rehabwelfare Trust
  • Fresh Choice• Central Lakes Trust
  • Kingston Sedgefield Charitable Trust
  • Dunedin City Council - Community Grants Scheme
  • The Trusts Community Foundation