Linking you & community support
TDICT's mission statement is
'To provide accessible resources which will empower people with disabilities to make personal choices about their quality of life'.
Resources include: Free Disability Information providing accurate, up-to-date information on a wide range of health and disability related issues.
We have information on topics such as: Recreations, Accommodation, Support Groups, Benefits, Education, Legislation, Equipment / Aids / Devices, Building Access and Design, Disabilities / Disorders / Syndromes, Transport / Travel.
Secretarial Services, Photocopying, Laminating.
Hire services include: Wheelchairs, ramps and all other equipment aids.
We have a meeting room available for minable rent that holds up to 40 people.
Accessible transport Bus Concession Passes.
Field Officers' Meetings: Informal networking meetings held second Tuesday of each month except January, from 10.00am - 12.00noon. Field Officers or representatives from any organisation that supports those with disabilities are welcome.
Disability Awareness Workshops include: a "Hands On Simulation Exercise for Businesses; Organisations - ideal for staff/carer training."
Library Service includes: our Weka web site which has info on:
• Living with a disability
• Disabilities and Diseases
• Library Resources
• Support Services
• Weka Calendar
If we can't help you we will direct you to someone who can
Access to Buildings and Facilities 'barrier free' advisory service available when:
• Planning new buildings;
• Making alterations to existing buildings.
This is to assist with the compliance of NZS 4121:2001.
Information on access and relevant documents of the Building Act that includes kitchens, bathrooms, toilets, showers, ramps, car parks, and pathways.
There may be a nominal charge for some of these services.
Equipment sales include: Wheelchairs; Kitchen Tools; Walkers; Clothing Aids... we can help you buy the product that you want ...and we have the best prices in town.
Call Brian/Marama on (06) 759 0019 for a free quote.
Professional accreditations, memberships and registrations
• Charities Services Registration
Taranaki Disabilities Information Centre Trust
28 Young Street New Plymouth 4310
(06) 7590019 or 0800693342
9.00am – 5pm Monday- Friday
PO Box 5015 Westown New Plymouth 4343