Postal Address: PO Box 9366, Marion Square, Wellington 6141
Phone:
027 249 2791
Office Hours:
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

What we offer

For the Dunedin NICU, The Neonatal Trust currently offers:

Support Packs1.  Support packs.

On arrival to the NICU each family receives a "Welcome to the Unit" Support pack.  

2.  Morning tea and supper

We have a fantastic group of volunteers - who have all been through a neonatal journey themselves, that prepare and bring to the unit, morning tea and supper on alternating Wednesdays.  This is a great way to connect with and support families currently in the unit.

3.  Chat and play

Held on the last Monday of each month Chat and Play is a great time for anyone who has had a NICU graduate to come along and have a chat and coffee while their babies or preschoolers enjoy the safe surroundings of the playgroup.

4.  Equipment support

We've provided a range of support to benefit neonatal families - both directly and indirectly.
An example of a direct example is providing La Z Boy chairs for the comfort of parents during the long hours in the NICU, and for Kangaroo Cuddles.
Indirectly, neonatal families benefit from the development of nurses skills from using the 'Baby Sim' Baby Simulator training tool.

Thanks Fresh Choice Roslyn5. Weekly fruit basket
Thanks to the good folk at Fresh Choice Roslyn, we pick up and provide a weekly fruit bowl for families in the Dunedin NICU.

6.  Celebrating special events

To acknoweldge special days such as Mothers Day, Fathers Day, World Prematurity Day and Christmas Day, volunteers put together gift packs to give to each family currently staying in the unit, adding a little cheer to their day.

This local activity comes on top of our nationwide support of all kiwi neonatal families.Examples of this include: