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

Transition Expo 2015

We have had a very exciting expo in August with a record turnout for this, we had huge interest in the seminar.  The new venue at Mt Eden War Memorial Hall was a success!!

Individualised Funding including Respite Seminar – 16 September 2015

We bring you another fabulous IF Seminar including Respite, this time being held on the Independent Living Services, 14 Erson Ave, Royal Oak 12.30-2.30pm.  For more information click here

Trust and Welfare Guardianship seminar – Albany

Please note that the time has changed. We are now running this seminar from 6.30pm to 9.30pm on the 21st October.  For more information click here.

 

 

 

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