Waikato

Parent to Parent Waikato covers the area from Taumarunui in the south, to Pokeno in the north and east to Waihi and the Coromandel Peninsula

Coordinator: Helen Smith

Mobile: 020 4164 1133

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 1.30pm

Email: waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

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Nov
30
Fri
Waikato Renew Connect & Reflect workshop
Nov 30 @ 9:15 am – 2:45 pm

Parent to Parent’s Renew, Connect & Reflect workshop will help you and other families caring for a child with a disability or health impairment on their parenting journey, providing renewed energy, new connections and new ideas.

Workshop topics include:

  • Growing your support networks
  • Building a resilient family
  • Coping with stress
  • Understanding the effect of grief

It is a great opportunity to reflect on how far you have come and connect with other parents in your area.

The workshop and refreshments are provided at no cost thanks to funding from Achieving Change for Children.

For more information please contact Helen on 0508 236 236 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

Click here to register

 

 

 

Coffee Groups

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Hamilton

Does your child/teenager/young adult have a disability, special need or health impairment?  Would you like to meet other parents? Share experiences? Access information? Get support and meet new friends?  Then come and have a free coffee with us at the Jukebox Diner!

Venue:  Jukebox Diner, 11 Railside Avenue, Dinsdale, Hamilton

Meet-ups are every 6-8 weeks – please contact Carol for details on upcoming dates.

Thames

One of our Thames Support Parents, Jo Oliver-Clarke, will be hosting this coffee group when I am unable to attend.  This coffee group is for parents of any aged child that has a disability or health impairment and provides a great way to meet other parents and network.  So come and join Jo and have a complimentary coffee on us!.

Venue: Cafe Melbourne, 715 Pollen Street, Thames.

Meet ups are every 8 weeks. Contact Carol for upcoming dates.

Cambridge

This coffee group is for parents of any aged child that has a disability or health impairment and provides a great way to meet other parents and network. Hosted in collaboration with Pamela from CCS Disability Action where we alternately host the meetings.
Venue: Columbus Café at Mitre 10 Mega, 1 Oliver St, Cambridge

Meet ups are every 8 weeks. 

Chinese Support Group

A chance for Chinese parents who have a child of any age with a disability or health impairment to meet and connect with other parents from their community. Hosted in collaboration with Hoi from CCS Disability Action where we alternatively host the meetings.

Venue: CCS Disability Action Meeting Room, Claudelands Road, Hamilton

Meet ups are every month. 

A big thank you to the following organisations who have supported the Waikato branch with donations and grants in 2016/17

  • Norah Howell
  • Len Reynolds Trust
  • DV Byrant Trust
  • Southern Trust
  • Lotteries
  • HCC Small Community Grants
  • Trust Waikato
  • Wel Energy
  • Tidd Foundation
  • COGs Hamilton City
  • COGs Waikato West
  • COGs South Waikato
  • Waikato WDFF Karamu Trust
  • Harcourts Foundation
  • WEL Energy
  • Rehabilitation Welfare Trust
  • Dragon Community Trust
  • Achieving Change for Childrent CT
  • Lion Foundation
  • Trust Waikato
  • Gallagher Trust
  • DV Bryant Trust