Community Networks Wanaka

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Community Networks Wanaka is a resource hub for social wellbeing services and community development. Not for profit & unique to Wanaka!

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Community Networks is Wanaka's unique one-stop centre offering social services, information and advice throughout the Upper Clutha area. Operated by the Alpine Community Development Trust, Community Networks supports the whole community and is run by a small staff and many volunteers. Whether you are from New Zealand or overseas we can provide information on and are a satellite base for a whole range of Social Services. Part of the services we offer are: Heartland Services, JP clinics, community social worker, foodbank, budgeting advice, counselling referrals, Wheels to Dunstan courtesy coach and free access to Government websites. Regular visits from IRD, Community Law, Senior Services, Volunteering Central, Wanaka Timebank.

The Community Foodbank:

- This can be accessed by referral and self-referral at any time during pur operating hours

Arrange appointments with:

- Wheels to Dunstan Bus (transfers to Dunstan & Dunedin Hospitals)

- IRD (visit monthly)

- Community Law (visit monthly)

- Justices of the Peace (visit twice weekly)

Referrals to:

- Social workers for all ages and issues

- The Companionship Service for Older People

- IT Training for Older People

- Volunteering Central - for opportunities to volunteer in your local community

- Budget Advice and Financial Capability Mentors

- Subsidised GP vouchers

- Total Mobility Scheme (subsidised local transport)

Information about:

- Local counselling and mental health services, including subsidised counselling

- Work and Income

- Immigration

- Legal Aid

- Support groups

- Health professionals

More about us

Community Networks Wanaka is your local resource hub for social wellbeing services and community action. Not for profit and unique to the Upper Clutha area.

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Latest donations

  • Ted and Daille

    Ted and Daille 3 days ago


    Keep up the great work team!


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor 5 days ago



  • The De'souzas

    The De'souzas 5 days ago


    ♥️ To all. 🙂


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 09 Mar 2020


    Foodbank donation


    • Community Networks Wanaka

      HI Kevin, Thank you very much for this donation. Your support of Community Networks is appreciated. Best Wishes Kate and the team at CN

  • Jules and Fran

    Jules and Fran on 06 Mar 2020


    Keep up the good work in the community


    • Community Networks Wanaka

      Hi Jules and Fran Thank you very much for your donation. We really appreciate this support. Please feel free to make contact if you would like information regarding the services Community Networks (CN) provides, Kind Regards Kate and the team at CN

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