This page gives contact information and links to community and youth websites.
The following are useful contacts for community organisations in Porirua:
Porirua Healthlinks Allpoints Email Newsletter – a fast way of putting out a community notice. Phone (04) 236 6069 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Porirua Citizens Advice Bureau - for free information and advice about all sorts of problems - Phone (04) 237 8846 or email email@example.com
Community Information Websites
Community Net - a website of resource material for community organisations
Funding Information Service - the website of the Funding Information Service gives subscriber access to Fundview.
New Zealand Council of Social Services - NZCOSS is a national umbrella organisation for local Councils of Social Services and other social service networks throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
New Zealand Federation of Volunteer Welfare Organisations – NZFVWO is an active network of social service organisations
Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector (OCVS) - website of the Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector which exists to inspire co-operation and superb relationships between the government and community and voluntary sector.
Ora Toa Health Services - Health information for people in Porirua City
Learning and Behaviour Charitable Trust - Information and resources for people learning or behaviour difficulties
The Legal Services Agency (a Crown entity) maintains an online catalogue of law-related information and resources called LawAccess. It is essentially a gateway to the law-related resources of 140 government and non-government contributing agencies. On the site you'll find information as varied as "Building certifiers", "Buying or selling a property", "Disputes with your bank", "Legal Ages", "Skateboarding", "Towaway rights", "Your rights as a consumer", "New Zealanders' reflections on possum control"...and much more.
World FM - a local Community radio station
Useful websites on youth leadership and development include:
National Youth Workers Network - connecting people who are interested in developing youth services.
Ministry of Youth Development - where you can find out about policies, programmes and services relating to young people.
Youth Law - a site for learning about the legal rights of young people
Urge - a YouthLine newsletter