Awarua Social & Health Services

Contact and address

Physical address 190 Forth Street
Invercargill
Postal address PO Box 293
Invercargill 9840
Website www.awaruashs.maori.nz
Email equ_awarua@awaruashs.maori.nz
Phone 03 218 6668
Fax 03 218 9353

About us

Awarua Social & Health Services is a kaupapa Māori health provider service whose target group are Māori and Pacific Island but we service all ethnicities. We deliver our service to Invercargill, Bluff, Gore, Mataura, Wyndham, Lumsden, Ohai, Nightcaps, Riverton and all areas in between.

We are fieldworkers and have several strands within our organisation. We cater for the needs of whānau from conception to kaumātua. Our clients come from referrals from services within the community or self referrals.

Health and disability services we offer

  • Mother and pēpi – conception to six weeks including antenatal service, pregnancy preparation and care, breastfeeding
  • Tamariki Ora – birth to five years including Well Child checks, kaiāwhina extra support work
  • Whānau Ora – tamariki to kaumātua including health education, footcare, registered nurse visits, whānau support, Whānau Tautoko – health plans, whānau programmes
  • Counselling

District health board region

Southern

Area we serve

Southland and surrounding areas

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