Aims[edit | edit source]
ME Auckland aims to improve the well-being of individuals suffering from ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia in the Auckland region by providing information and advisory services and support for residents together with their caregivers and families/whanau. It also aims to promote an awareness and understanding of these illnesses.
Services[edit | edit source]
- Two field workers who help to advocate for members, identify assistance services available for members, provide information about ME/CFS to members' doctors, schools, and families, and organise local support groups
- Provision of information about ME/CFS and how to manage it
- Provision of several local support groups in Auckland
- Coordination of petitions and engagement with healthcare bodies on behalf of its members
Membership and all services provided are free of charge.
Notable people[edit | edit source]
History[edit | edit source]
ME Auckland was founded in 2013, when the coordinators of the West Auckland, East Auckland and North Shore support groups recognised the need to bring Auckland wide support to those with ME/CFS. It has been a registered charity since February 2014.