Drop In Services

We offer information, education and support in a safe environment which is comfortable, warm and welcoming.

Information & Referrals

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

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.

Support Groups & Courses

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 counsellor, Sarah Mitchell, is available to see clients at the Centre. Appointments are necessary. To learn more go to our main counselling page.

Legal & Financial

 We can refer you to a community law office for legal advice and a budgeting service for financial advice and how to manage your debt.  

Massage & Reiki

Take time out to relax and allow yourself some nurturing. Massage $55 for an hour.  Available on Tuesday afternoons by appointment. 

Support & Advocacy

We advocate on behalf of women with government and non-government agencies. We affirm women and support them in making choices in their lives.

Computer & Internet

Computer & Internet available for up to one hour, bookings preferable. Low cost photocopying also available. 

Pregnancy Tests & Condoms

Free pregnancy test kits and condoms are available on request.

Telephone Support

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 Mum's Group 2008
Young mothers group

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