NorthAble is a not-for-profit community organisation and Northland’s largest disability information centre, established in 1990.

They provide disability support and information in the Whangarei District and all Te Tai Tokerau.

Services include:

  • Mobile Van Service which visits rural Northland; call to find out when it is in your area. 
  • FREE Equipment demos available to community groups and organisations. 
  • NorthAble DIAS provides friendly, independent disability information and advice. Disabled people, families, whanau, aiga, caregivers, providers and the general public can use the DIAS service. 
  • NorthAble welcomes the opportunity to visit community groups and present on disability information and/or services provided.
  • Support for living through Needs Assessment Service Co-ordination (NASC); and a Very High Needs service (VHN) – both Northland-wide; vocational and community participation through the LYNKZ programme (Whangarei and Dargaville).

Contact details

Physical address
40 John Street
Whangarei

Tel: (0508) 637 200

Email: drc@northable.org.nz

Website: www.northable.org.nz/