A medical social work service is provided in the Tararua community for people needing to access services such as home support, convalescent/continuing care, hospital discharge planning and personal/financial support.
The Social Worker Service
The service provides short term health related crisis counselling and professional support to help clients adjust to illness and loss.
Referrals are made through GPs or other health professionals. Those wishing to make referrals can phone or fax any time through the Palmerston North, Social Work Department.
Phone: (06) 350 8322
Fax: (06) 350 8484