Do you need support? We're here for you!

It’s completely understandable if you feel overwhelmed by the news, and are experiencing stress or anxiety.


This year has taught us about the importance of being there for each other. If you need support, we are here to support you.


We have a range of services available to help, and our team members are eager to connect with you if you need support or just a friendly chat.

We’re here to help.

Are you seeking support or do you have a question for us? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Request a call or email from our friendly and caring team today.

Email: enquiries@nfd.org.nz

If you are struggling, many amazing organisations can help you find the emotional support you need.

1. Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.

2. Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP).

3. Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234, email talk@youthline.co.nz or online chat.

4. Samaritans – 0800 726 666.


The Coalition of Deaf Mental Health Professionals (CDMHP) can also provide advice and/or link you to Deaf practitioners/advocates in your area. Please call 022 647 1477 or email.


Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand provides a number of nationwide services for the Deaf community including service coordination for Deaf people with a range of needs, phone 0800 332 322.

Join the Conversation Online and Connect with our Community

Join our online community, and connect with supportive members who understand what you’re going through. This can help with feelings of isolation. 


We would love it if you shared your story in our Community Support Group. Sharing how you feel, instead of keeping your feelings inside, can often make all the difference when you're feeling lonely. 

You can also connect on our social media channels:



Address: Level 1, 149-155 Parnell Road,

Parnell, Auckland, 1152

PO Box 37729 Parnell, Auckland 1151, New Zealand

Phone: 09 307 2922 or 0800 867 446 

Email: enquiries@nfd.org.nz

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