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Ora Toa Community Health Services

The Ora Toa Community Health Services are based in Takapūwāhia, Porirua and Pōneke

Due to covid-19 level 4 lockdown. Some of our services have been temporarily suspended. Please see below for more information. 


WELCOME TO the ORA TOA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Kia ora, you'll find us at the Ora Toa Health Unit, opposite the Ngāti Toa Rangatira Marae on Ngāti Toa Street in Takapūwāhia. There is wheelchair access parking directly at the front of the main building. We offer a range of free community health services for all people across all ages.  Our vision is that the people we serve will enjoy optimum health and wellbeing.

Open: Mon-Fri 8.30-5pm

Email: oratoa@ngatitoa.iwi.nz

EDI: oratoahu

Fax: 04 237 0111

For general enquiries please call: 04 237 0110

 

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Services Available 

Our staff can help with: 

  • Diabetes Management (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Asthma and other Respiratory Illness (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessments (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Cervical and Breast Screening support (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Smoking Cessation Support (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Childhood and Influenza Vaccinations (OPEN)
  • Youth Workshops (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Advocacy and Support at Specialist Appointments (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Injury Prevention (Suspended until furthur notice)
  • Whānau Ora Services (Suspended until furthur notice: If you require any wellchild or health support during this time, you can contact Plunketline on 0800 933 922, or Healthline on 0800 611 116. Our answerphone service will remain open if you require phone contact Porirua 04 237 0131 or Pōneke 04 245 0026).

GROUP SESSIONS (ALL TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED)

If you think you might benefit from joining one of our groups, feel free to come along on the day or contact our office for more information.  Our group sessions include:

  • Kaumātua Group meets weekly 
  • Diabetes Group meets monthly
  • Respiratory Group meets monthly
  • Arthritis Group meets monthly
  • Rangatahi / Youth Groups
  • Tamariki / Parents Groups
  • Mahere Ora and Diabetes Workshops
  • Antenatal sessions

OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE: (ALL TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED)

  • Hearing Van
  • B4 School Checks
  • Ear Suctioning Service
  • Podiatry

Kaiārahi SERVICE: (TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED)

Kaiārahi walk alongside and empower whānau Māori to develop plans, set goals, support them to achieve their intended outcomes and document their success along the way. An important part of their role is to navigate whānau access to health and social services. Kaiārahi build strong relationships of trust and confidence with whānau and have an ongoing relationship.