Needs assessment and service coordination

The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.

The NASC contact for Hutt Valley is Hutt Valley Service Coordination Centre

Area includes: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Stokes Valley, Petone, Wainuiomata.

Email: hutt@careco.org.nz

Website: www.careco.org.nz()

Phone: 04 566 2226 or 0800 662 225

Address: Pilmuir House, Corridor 8, Pilmuir Street, PO Box 30 658, Lower Hutt 5040.

Other useful contacts

  • Meals on Wheels: Phone 04 570 9711. 
  • District nursing: Phone 04 570 9148, Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm, with reduced service on evenings and weekends. 
  • Shuttle services: Wellington Free Ambulance Patient Transfer Service() 
    Te Awakairangi Health Network() can provide free short-term transport assistance for eligible patients to primary health or hospital appointments in the Hutt Valley. They also list alternative transport options for patients who do not meet their criteria.