We offer information, education and support in a safe environment which is comfortable, warm and welcoming.
We offer a variety of resources, including pamphlets, booklets & flyers which give up-to-date information on community groups & services, health issues, legal issues such as protection orders or custody, budgeting, employment, WINZ & IRD. We can also refer you to a community law office or counsellor.
Our noticeboards are the place to find information about what is happening in our community; events coming up; educational opportunities; current health information and items of general interest.
We offer a variety of affordable courses throughout the year with a new programme offered each school term. Courses are held in various locations in the Rodney district, including Warkworth, Wellsford, Whangateau, Orewa, and in Mangawhai. See our Course page for details.
If there are several mothers on a course who require care for their children the Women’s Centre may be able to provide free childcare. Please ask our staff.
We have an extensive library on a variety of topics of interest to women. Membership is free.
We offer safe, supportive, low-cost individual sessions with a trained therapist.
Our resident counsellors, Sarah Mitchell and Bridget Farmiloe are available to see clients at the Centre. Appointments are necessary. To learn more go to our main counselling page.
Four local lawyers are volunteering their services to provide free legal advice in Warkworth every three weeks.
Our legal clinic will run between 9.30 and 10.30am every third Friday, with the female lawyers operating out of Rodney Women’s Centre in Morpeth Street and the male from Homebuilders Family Support Services in Hexham Street.
For further information, dates and bookings, call Rodney Women’s Centre on 425 7261
Take time out to relax and allow yourself some nurturing. Lianne is a Senior Healings Arts practitioner with more than 35 years experience in the wellness community. She holds a diploma in Ayurvedic Medicine and Yoga. Her massages incorporate aspects of Ayurveda, Kahuna, Swedish, Holistic pulsing, Reiki and more. $55 for an hour $80 for one and a half hours. Available on Tuesday afternoons by appointment.
We advocate on behalf of women with government and non-government agencies. We affirm women and support them in making choices in their lives.
Pregnancy Tests & Condoms
Free pregnancy test kits and condoms are available on request.
Confidential support, information and general enquiries. We have an 0800-number for your convenience: 0800 2 DROPIN or 0800 237674. Or you can email the Women's Centre through our Contact Us page.
Young mothers group