MS Auckland run virtual and in-person support groups across Auckland

We believe in connection for everyone

The groups are often led by a Community Advisor, or a volunteer from the group. They are generally held in a café where you can sit and relax amongst a friendly, non-judgmental  group of people who all understand and live with MS or have a close personal connection to MS (partners, children, friends).

Find a group – Please get in touch before attending, as occasionally timings can change.

LocationGroupWhere and When
South / East AucklandPukekohe Café Group Different Venues
11.30am, First Thursday, Monthly
Botany Café GroupRobert Harris Library Cafe – Botany Town Centre
11.30am, Third Thursday, Monthly
Manukau Café Group Friendship House (Manukau)
10.30am, Last Tuesday, Monthly
Men’s GroupRobert Harris Library Cafe (Botany Town Centre)
10.30 am, Last Saturday, Monthly
CentralMt Wellington Café GroupMelba Cafe on Lunn Avenue
11.00 am, Second Saturday, Monthly
Stonefields Café GroupStonebake Café – Lunn Avenue, Mt Wellington
10.30am, Third Wednesday, Monthly
West Auckland / RodneyKumeu Café GroupDifferent Venues
10.30am, First Tuesday, Monthly
Henderson GroupEspresso Garden Cafe (inside Mitre 10 Mega, 186 Lincoln Rd)
11.00am, First Thursday, Monthly
Silverdale Café GroupKings Plant Barn, Silverdale
10.30am, Third Wednesday, Monthly
Shore Lunch GroupPalmers Plant Cafe, Greville Road, Albany
12.00 noon, Last Wednesday, Bi-Monthly
North Shore Café GroupPalmers Plant Cafe, Greville Road, Albany
10.30am, First Saturday, Monthly
Newly Connected Cafe GroupsCentral AucklandOnline or Mt Eden
Evenings @ 6.30pm Every 4th Wednesday, Monthly
North ShoreKings Plant Barn, Porana Rd, Wairau Valley
Mornings @ 11am, Every 3rd Saturday, Monthly
Online12pm, Second Thursday, Monthly
Zoom Meetings – General GroupZoom Meeting10.30am, First Wednesday, Monthly

There are many benefits to participating in support groups.

Feeling less lonely, isolated or judged
Being able to talk openly and honestly about your feelings with people who understand what you are going through
Developing a clearer understanding of MS
Getting practical advice and information from people who live with MS
Making new connections
Comparing notes about doctors, treatments and alternative options
For anyone affected by MS

Support groups are for people living with MS as well as their partners, friends, siblings, children – basically anyone who is affected by MS.

Connect with those that simply 'get it'

Support groups are about people coming together to connect with others in a similar boat, share stories, laugh or shed a few tears, build each other up and make new friends.

Either in-person or online

Most of our groups meet in-person for coffee.  We also have virtual support options for those who prefer to connect in this way.

Join a group

For more information on joining a support group that might be right for you, please get in touch.