Coffee Groups & Clubs
Across Auckland there are coffee groups for parents/carers of children with Down syndrome. If you have a free morning, bring your child along and have a cuppa and a chat.
North ShoreWe welcome anyone who may wish to come to our coffee morning at 10.00am on the first Wednesday of each month at the Wilson Centre, Takapuna. The contacts for this group are:
Angela Slater, phone 09 4242133, or Anne Nieuwland from the Wilson Home Trust, phone 09 488 4688.
West AucklandThe contact for this group is Kylee Walsh. Call 09 817 7036 for more information.
East AucklandThe contact for this group is Francesca Voykovich. Call 272 4148 for more information.
Central AucklandThe contact for this group is Samantha Watkins. Call 533 3272 or 021 0682826 for more information.
South AucklandThe contact for this group is Catherine Barnes-Dacey. Call (09) 235 2261, mobile 027 2408819, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
New groupsFrom time to time we help facilitate the setting up of new groups. Call 09-636 0351 for more information.
Support Group for Chinese-Speaking Parents (all ages)The contact for this group is Judy Sun. Call 09-479 8960 for more information.
ClubsAuckland-wide Girls Social Group (ages 11 to 14) contact is Bronwyn Rydon. Call 277 5701 for more information or email email@example.com
Westie Kidz contact is Julie Ngawaka. They are West Auckland based, but welcome visitors from other areas too. Ages between 9 and 12 years. Call 837 3638 for more information.
DADS and MADSDads Appreciating Down Syndrome.
Contact for this group is Mike Rudkins 0274-413949.
Mums Appreciating Down Syndrome.
Yvonne Walker organizes a girls night out every month for those mothers who have returned to the work force but still want support and contact. Ph 09-238 1331 or 0274-392893 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Club "Ace of Clubs"For boys and girls aged 16 and up. This club meets the first Saturday of every month.
The contact for this group is Courtanay Gray on 532 8311 or email email@example.com
View the Youth Club page>>