Auckland North Community and Development Inc. (ANCAD) — formerly known as North Shore Community and Social Services Inc. was formed in 1972 and incorporated in 1975.  We support and strengthen community agencies by providing services, advocacy and information.



Our Vision

People in our communities in Auckland North working together to build resilient safer connected communities.

Our Mission

To support and strengthen our members and other community agencies by providing services, advocacy and information

Our Services and Resources

Capacity Strengthening Services

Working together we can assist to make your organisation stronger, more sustainable and better able to achieve its goals. We offer support on the many diverse issues organisations face.

Community Development and Advocacy

ANCAD is an advocate for the social service sector, making submissions, talking to MPs and government officials and hosting forums on issues of importance to the sector.

Networking and Facilitation

We facilitate networking and information sharing and foster collaboration and joint initiatives among community agencies.

Community Resource Publications

We publish around 25 Community Resource booklets providing information and guidance to improve the daily management and promotion of community agencies. You can order these .

Auckland Region Funding Directory

Provides details of fund providers for not for profit groups across the Auckland region. Updated yearly.

FIVE GOOD IDEAS: Workshops and Training Seminars

We offer training seminars and workshops on a wide range of topics relevant to the sector throughout the year. Download our programme

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Contact us: or phone: 09 486-4820