Birthright Whanganui was established in 1959 and supports one parent families in a variety of ways. Our focus is always on the whole family and the well-being of the children. We have an enthusiastic team and would love to meet you!

You can contact the Affiliate Manager on  022 1737 186 between 9am – 3pm, Monday to Thursday (please note that we are closed Fridays).

We are open all year round except Christmas until mid-January.

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Our Services:

  • Individualised parenting support and coaching
  • Parenting Skills Programme
  • Advocacy support with other agencies and organisations
  • Other agency referrals
  • Parenting groups
  • Subsidised after school activities
  • Uniform funding assistance
  • Christmas presents for children 12 and under

Our Goals

We encourage and assist families to:

  • Develop their own strengths
  • Set realistic goals for parents and children
  • Plan their own future
  • Be a valued and valuable member of their own community.

You can help us with:

  • Making a donation
  • Becoming a Friend of Birthright Whanganui
  • Giving your time as a valued volunteer
  • Sharing your skills and talents with us.

Contact information

Free call 0800 457 146
Phone number: 
022 1737 186
Email address: 
Victoria Court, 92-96 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui