Disability Connect is the new trading name of Parent and Family Resource Centre Inc.

Parent & Family Resource Centre Inc. was established in Auckland the early 1990’s as an umbrella organisation to support families raising a child with a disability.  When the organisation was formed we were based at what was the original Greenlane Hospital.  We moved to bigger premises in Onehunga in the early 2000’s at Princes Street, Onehunga.  We had other tenants with us in that premise including Auckland Down Syndrome Association, Cystic Fibrosis Auckland Branch and Tamaki Ngati Kapo (a support organisation for the vision impaired Maori community).

In May 2014 Disability Connect moved to new premises at 3B Olive Road, Penrose.  We have spacious, modern offices with two large seminar rooms available for use by other disability organisations (feel free to enquire about this).  We are disability accessible and have a visitors carpark at our front door.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Latest News

Upcoming Seminars in October-November

Education Legal – Wednesday 19th October – Otahuhu, Tuesday 8th November – Henderson
Individualised Funding including Respite – Wednesday 2nd November  – Highland Park, Wednesday 17th November – Penrose
Living Options – Tuesday 11th October – Henderson, Wednesday 26th October – Manurewa, Tuesday 1st November – Albany, Wednesday 30th November – Highland Park
Planning for Adulthood – Wednesday 12th October – Highland Park, Tuesday 29th November – Manurewa
Transition – Thursday 13th October – Penrose Day, Tuesday 18th October – Albany, Wednesday 23rd November – Highland Park
Work and Income – Tuesday 25th October – Penrose, Wednesday 9th November – Penrose, Tuesday 22nd November – Albany

Disability Support Guide available in English, Simplified Chinese, Korean and Arabic

Our popular (and free!) Disability Support Guide is currently available in English and updated Chinese, Korean and Arabic version too! To order copies contact Disability Connect on 09 636 0351 or email admin@disabilityconnect.org.nz

Good news stories

We value feedback and are collecting good news stories from our membership about how we have helped you at some point over the last few years. Click here to read two stories we have collected. We would love to receive your story too – send to lisa@disabilityconnect.org.nz  or phone Lisa on 636 0351.


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