Support from us

The Autism New Zealand Outreach Service is available across the country with Outreach Coordinators offering a range of support services from our 16 branches nationwide. The Outreach Service provides support, information, and education on autism. This includes linking you to the right support services in your local region. The Outreach Service is free and available for autistic people, parents/family/whānau, and their support networks – including educators and professionals. If you need support, please get in touch with your local branch.

01. Auckland

Office hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

Physical address: 597 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026

Postal address: PO Box 41 420, St Lukes, Auckland 1346

02. Waikato

We currently have no office in Waikato; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

Postal address: PO Box 406, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240

03. Bay of Plenty / Tauranga

We currently have no office in Bay of Plenty / Tauranga; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

04. Taupo

We currently have no office in Taupo; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

05. Rotorua

We currently have no office in Rotorua; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

06. Taranaki

We currently have no office in Taranaki; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

07. Whanganui

We currently have no office in Whanganui; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

08. Manawatu

We currently have no office in Manawatu; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 9.00am – 3.30pm, Thursday and Friday 11.00am – 3.30pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

09. Gisborne

Office hours: Thursday 9.00am – 2.30pm and Friday 11.00am – 4.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

Physical and postal address: 85 Lowe Street, Gisborne 4010

10. Hawkes Bay

We currently have no office in Hawkes Bay; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

Office hours: Monday to Wednesday 9.30pm to 3:00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

11. Wairarapa

Office hours: Monday and Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Physical address: Wairarapa Community Centre, 41 Perry Street, Masterton.

12. Wellington

Office hours: Tuesday to Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Physical address: 20 Sydney Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012

Postal address: PO Box 33481, Petone, Lower Hutt 5046

Autism Resource Centre

Physical address: 20 Sydney Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012

For further information email: audrey.wood@autismnz.org.nz

13. Nelson

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Physical and postal address: 159 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010

14. Otago

We currently have no office in Otago; however, the outreach coordinator can meet you at your place of choice.

Office hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

15. Canterbury / West Coast

Office hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 3.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

Physical address: 250 Westminster St, Christchurch Park, Mairehau, Christchurch 8013

Postal address: PO Box 21273, Edgeware, Christchurch 8143

16. Southland

Office hours: Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 3.00pm.

If our Outreach Coordinator is not available, please contact the AUTISM FREEPHONE on 0800 AUTISM (0800 288 476).

Please note that the AUTISM FREEPHONE is not managed outside of office hours. Staff are only available to work limited hours and are unable to respond to crisis calls.

Physical and postal address: 120b Leet Street, Invercargill 9840