Age Concern Hawkes Bay

Postal address: P O Box 185, Hastings 4156
Physical address: 415 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122
Phone: 06 870 9060 or freephone 0800 65 2 105
Email: [email protected]

Our Services

  • Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available.
    Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people.

  • Information Resources: Providing update to date pamphlets and resources on a wide variety of information

  • Visiting Services: Providing visitors who make regular visits to socially isolated older people in their homes via Age Concern Accredited Visiting Service.

  • Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, , health promotion sessions, mature driving refresher course, safe seniors etc

  • Social Activities: Holding events that provide social connection between older people eg. drop in centres, housie, indoor bowls, rummikub, crib, lunches, trips to other Age Concerns locally and places of interest ie. Strictly Tea in Hastings and Waipukurau members come through to Operatunity shows in Hastings

  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service: Providing confidential support, advocacy and information for people facing elder abuse and neglect.

  • Transport: Providing a transport service to members to come to activities in Hastings and Waipukurau.

  • Total Mobility Scheme: Providing assessment and provision of Total Mobility taxi vouchers.

  • In-home Support: Referring on to trusted services (eg. handyman, gardener, plumber, glazier, mechanic) that can provide member's a contact and link for these necessary tasks or work to be undertaken.

  • Food Services: Selling Ezee Meal frozen meals which we source from Mission Foods.

  • Foot Care Clinics monthly for Members:  Held in both Hastings and CHB service in Waipukurau monthly.  Lower cost than visiting a podiatrist.
  • Sale or loan of equipment: Wheelchairs, walkers, commodes available to hire short-term

  • Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples' issues to local government  groups eg. Hastings District Council - Positive Ageing Forum, CHB District Council.

  • Lifetubes  - A small plastic cylinder that contains a sheet with your vital health information and contact people.  It is kept in the refridgerator and a red sticker is placed on the fridge door which in the event of an emergency alerts police, ambulance, fire service or even a friend or neighbour that crucial medical information is located inside.     

Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Services
Steady As You Go
Information Resources
Total Mobility Scheme
Social Activities
Transport to Activities
Foot Care Clinics
Health and Well-being Courses
Loan of Equipment
Community Worker Support
Life Tube distribution centre