Support services and information to help women to stay healthy and improve their health.
Women Health Action (NZ)
Phone (09) 520 5295. A social change organisation, working to improve the health and wellbeing of women, their families and whanau, and communities. Has a health promotion and disease prevention focus, with special interests in breastfeeding, body image, sexual and reproductive justice and screening.
Well Women Franklin
Phone 021 1588 134. Support for women and families in the Franklin region that are experiencing or at-risk of experiencing ante or post-natal distress, including baby and child-birth related anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder. Includes a peer support group guided by trained facilitators, also provides telephone support, a low-cost counselling service and in-home support to women and families who are in distress.