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                               For Auckland call us on 09 4183753 or outside Auckland  0800 472 637
TEXT your name to GRG  for Support: 027 3980388  We will call you back 

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Member Support Team

Our part-time Field Officers and Auckland Outreach Worker are based in Wellington, Thames and Auckland respectively and each has specialist knowledge on key issues including WINZ, CYF and Family Court. They provide advice via our Helpline nationally as well as face to face meetings, counselling and support at family group conferences, family meetings and court appearances where possible.

GRG Member Services are available nationwide.

You must be a member of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust to utilise our Field Officer and Outreach services as this is a referral service. 

If you are calling from Auckland please call +64 9 4183753

If it is a toll call please dial 0800 GRANDS / 0800 472 637 ext 1 for referral.

Member Support - 0800 GRANDS
Diane Vivian 

Diane is our Founding Trustee and is also responsible for providing the day-to-day support to new and existing members on our 0800 GRANDS helpline, writing the monthly newsletter and much more.
Read more for her full profile

Phone:         +64 9 480 6530
or 0800 472 637 (0800 GRANDS)  
8 am to 2 pm (Monday to Friday)
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Community Outreach and Field Officers


Tricia Corin

Tricia was a member of GRG for over 10 years raising her grandchild who is now independent.  She works as a Benefits Advocate for our members and has extensive knowledge and experience of Work & Income, ACC, IRD and Disabilities Allowance matters and particularly the Unsupported Child Benefit.

Tricia can help if you are having problems with your income support or if you need specialist advice and an agent to advocate for you on your behalf.. 




About us 

GRG is a registered Charitable Trust operating throughout New Zealand providing support services to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren on a full-time basis. Our vision is for a community where grandparents raising grandchildren are empowered to provide a safe, secure and nurturing home for their grandchildren.

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Te tautoko i nga tupuna, mokopuna me te whanau.
Te awhina ia ratou ki te whakatutuki i nga putanga
pai i roto i to raatau oranga.
Supporting grandparents, grandchildren and whanau
to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.  



Contact us

Member Support 
Outside Auckland Freephone
0800 472 637      

TEXT your name to GRG  for Support:
027 3980388 
We will call you back

Auckland Landline or Mobile Phone Callers
(09) 418 3753 
(09) 480 6530

Trust Head Office
9:00am - 2:00pm
09 418 3753

PO Box 34-892
Auckland 0742
New Zealand

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