How to access support services

All older people wishing to access publicly funded support services must have their needs assessed by a district health board Needs Assessment Service Coordination (NASC) agency.

For more information, read the booklet Needs Assessment and Support Service For Older People: What you need to know.

A full list of NASC agencies and their DHBs is provided below (in alphabetical order):


Auckland - Central Auckland
Service Name: NASC, Auckland DHB
Address Greenlane Clinical Centre, PB 92 024, Auckland, 1142
Phone 09 307 4949 ext 27852
Fax 09 623 6461
Website Auckland District Health Board
Auckland - Counties Manukau
Service Name: NASC, Counties Manukau DHB
Address Middlemore Hospital, P O Box 93 311, Otahuhu, Auckland,1640
Phone 09 276 0040
Fax 09 276 0041
Website Counties Manukau District Health Board

Auckland - North Shore & Rodney
Service Name: NASC, Waitemata DHB
Address North Shore Hospital, PB 93 503, Takapuna, North shore City, 0740
Phone 09 442 7171
Fax 09 486 8997
Website Waitemata District Health Board
Auckland - Waitakere
Service Name: NASC, Waitemata DHB
Address Waitakere Hospital, PB 93 115, Henderson, Waitakere, 0650
Phone 09 442 7171
Fax 09 486 8997
Website Waitemata District Health Board

Christchurch - Canterbury
Service Name: Older Persons Health, Canterbury DHB
Address Princess Margaret Hospital, Heathcote Building, PO Box 800, Christchurch, 8140
Phone 03 337 7765
Fax 03 337 7720
Website Canterbury District Health Board
Dunedin - Otago
Service Name: Care Coordination Centre, Southern District Health Board
Address Fraser Building, Dunedin Hospital, Private Bag 1921, Dunedin, 9054
Phone 03 470 9300 / 0800 627 236
Fax 03 470 9506 / 0800 435 166
Website Southern District Health Board

Gisborne -Tairawhiti
Service Name: NASC, Te Puna Waiora
Address Gisborne Hospital, Private Bag 7001, Gisborne, 4040
Phone 06 869 0570 ext 8758
Fax 06 869 0531
Website Tairawhiti District Health
Greymouth - West Coast
Service Name: Carelink
Address 56 Mackay St, PO Box 544, Greymouth, 7840
Phone 03 768 1308 ext 805
Fax 03 768 1309
Website West Coast DHB

Hawke's Bay
Service Name: Options Hawke's Bay, Hawke's Bay DHB
Address Cnr McLeod and Omahu Rd, Private Bag 9014, Hastings, 4156
Phone Phone: 06 870 7485 / 0800 339 449
Fax 06 870 7481
Website Hawke’s Bay DHB
Hokianga - Northland
Service Name: Haurora Hokianga / Hokianga Health
Address Hokianga Health Hospital, Rawene, Private Bag Kaikohe
Phone 09 405 7709
Fax 09 405 7329
Website Northland District Health Board

Invercargill - Southland
Service Name: Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC), Southern District Health Board
Address Southland Hospital, PO Box 828, Invercargill, 9840
Phone 03 214 5725 / 0800 223 225 (for callers outside Invercargill)
Fax 03 214 7237
Website Southern District Health Board
Lower Hutt & Upper Hutt - Hutt Valley
Service Name: Nurse Maude Care Coordination
Address Pilmuir House, Pilmuir Street, PO Box 30 658, Lower Hutt, 5040
Phone 04 566 2226 or 0800 662 225
Fax 04 566 2227
Website Hutt Valley District Health Board

Masterton - Wairarapa
Service Name: FOCUS, Wairarapa DHB
Address PO Box 96, Masterton, 5840
Phone 06 946 9813
Fax 06 946 9826
Website Wairarapa DHB
Nelson - Nelson-Marlborough
Service Name: Support Works, Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Address 1 Harley St, Nelson, 7010
Phone 03 546 3980 / 0800 244 300
Fax 03 546 3983
Website Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

New Plymouth - Taranaki
Service Name: TDHB Community Support Service
Address Private Bag 2016, New Plymouth 2016
Phone 06 759 7214
Fax 06 759 7215
Email Email TDHB Community Support Service
Palmerston North - Mid Central
Service Name: Supportlinks
Address P O Box 2056, Mid Central DHB, Palmerston North, 4440
Phone 0800 221 411 / 06 350 6671
Fax 06 356 5033
Email Email Supportlinks
Website MidCentral DHB

Rotorua & Taupo - Lakes
Service Name: Lakes Needs Assessment Service Coordination Service
Rotorua Office
Address 1141 Pukaki St, PO Box 3023, Rotorua Mail Centre
Phone 07 343 1030 / 07 343 1031
Fax 07 348 3461
Email Email Lakes NASC
Website Lakes District Health Board
 
 
 
 
Taupo Office
Address Taupo Hospital Campus, PO Box 841, Taupo
Phone 07 376 1041 / 07 376 1042
Fax 07 376 1027
Email Email Lakes NASC
Website Lakes District Health Board

Tauranga - Bay of Plenty
Service Name: Support Net - Kupenga Hao Ite Ora, Pacific Health
Address 510 Cameron Rd, PO Box 2121, Tauranga, 3140
Phone 07 571 0093
Fax 07 571 0277
Website Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Timaru - South Canterbury
Service Name: NASC Timaru
Address 18 Latter St, PO Box 222, Timaru, 7940
Phone 03 687 7114/ 03 687 7118
Fax 03 684 8819
Website South Canterbury District Health Board

Waiheke Island - Auckland
Service Name: Waiheke Island Health Trust
Address 5 Belgium Street, Ostend, Waiheke Island, 1081
Phone 09 307 4949 ext 27830
Fax 09 623 6461
Website Auckland District Health Board
Waikato
Service Name: Disability Support Link - Health Waikato District Health Board
Address Level 2, 73 Rostrevor Street, PO Box 9210, Hamilton, 3240
Phone 07 839 1441 or 021 342 223
Fax 07 839 1225
Website Waikato District Health Board

Whanganui - Whanganui
Service Name: Access Ability - Wanganui
Address 244 Victoria Ave, Whanganui, 4500
Phone 06 348 8411
Fax 06 348 0166
Website Whanganui District Health Board
Wellington - Capital & Coast
Service Name: Capital & Coast Care Co-ordination Centre
Address 10 Wi Neera Drive, PO Box 50 544, Porirua, 5240
Phone 04 238 2020
Fax 04 238 2022
Website Capital & Coast District Health Board

Whakatane - Bay of Plenty
Service Name: Support Net - Kupenga Hao Ite Ora, Pacific Health
Address Stewart Street, PO Box 241, Whakatane, 3158
Phone 07 306 0986
Fax 07 306 0987
Website Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Whangarei - Northland
Service Name: services for Older People, Northland DHB
Address Whangarei Area Hospital, PO Box 742, Whangarei, 0140
Phone 09 430 4131 / 0800 88 88 90
Fax 09 430 4128
Website Northland District Health Board