Uenuku Ki Te Rangi

The Comforter of All People


Talk to Us

Contacting Rainbow Place is quick, easy and obligation free.  If you know of someone who may need our help, if you yourself need some support or if you just have a general query, please get in touch with us by telephone or email, or make a referral using the referral form.

Phone
07 859 3848

Fax
07 859 3847

Email 
rainbowplace@hospicewaikato.org.nz

Address
334 Cobham Drive
Hillcrest
Hamilton 3216

Postal
PO Box 325
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3240
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Referral Criteria – Who Can We Help?

 

Who can be referred to Rainbow Place?

  • Children and young people who have a life-limiting or life-threatening condition (see definition of terms).
  • Children and young people affected by the serious illness of a loved one who is under the care of Hospice Waikato adult services.
  • Children and young people affected by the sudden or unexpected death of someone close to them.

 

Support is available at Rainbow Place, in the home or other community settings.


 We work with:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Families, friends and relatives
  • Schools
  • Social services

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Who Can Make a Referral?

Anybody can make a referral to Rainbow Place, you can even refer yourself if you are a teenager.  However, we are a specialised service which means there are referral criteria that we follow to make sure our service is for you


We welcome referral/enquiries from any concerned person: friends, family, G.P.s, nurses, counselors, schools, social services, healthcare professionals, parents, caregivers, and young people themselves.  The online referral form is quick, simple and direct!


Why contact Rainbow Place?

Team members at Rainbow Place are respected, experienced, trusted and caring people.  If you have concerns about a child or young person close to you or in your care, then get in touch with us.  We’re here to help.  If we can’t help you we’ll put you in touch with someone who can.