Welcome to Community House

Community House Whanganui

60 Ridgway St, Whanganui / 06 347 1084 / manager@communityhouse.org.nz


Community House Whanganui takes the safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and clients very seriously.  Some of our staff, volunteers and clients are particularly vulnerable to the Covid-19 virus due to age and health.  We will be making sure that we are doing our absolute best to not only help protect you, but also to help protect our staff and volunteers.
If you are unwell or need advice, contact the dedicated Healthline number 0800 3585 453 or visit https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-health-advice-general-public.

organisational main contact numbers

Access Community Health 021 024 40767
Balance Aotearoa 0800 10 25 55
Birthright Whanganui 06 347 1770
Brain Injury Association 027 227 1202
Community House Office 06 347 1084
Multiple Sclerosis Society 027 381 2555
Paul Jacobson Counsellor 027 554 5543
People First NZ 0800 20 60 70
Prisoners Aid and Rehabilitation Service Trust (PARS) Office 06 345 5969 Social Worker / Field Worker 022 131 0549
Volunteer Whanganui 06 347 9430
Whanganui Community Foundation 022 595 8700
Whanganui Performing Arts 027 859 4495
WISE Charitable Trust 0508 238 837


Community House Whanganui is a base for community organisations in Whanganui. We share resources and work together to promote a happy and healthy community. We are located on the first and second floors of 60 Ridgway Street, Whanganui. We are an Incorporated Society and you will find our our office on the first floor Room 102. If you need help or advice please call us, we are here to help 06 347 1084.


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Shelley Loader (Manager) & Anne Englebretsen (Office Administration)