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It is estimated that over 45,000 New Zealanders have ME/CFS or Long COVID.

We are on a mission to provide much needed support for them.

About ME Support

ME Support (formerly ME Auckland) is a charity whose mahi (work) is to provide free support, advocacy, community connection and illness management information to people with ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), Long COVID and related conditions.


We exist to improve the lives of people with these illnesses, their whānau (family) and their carers, by providing free, high-quality community-based support, that is not otherwise available through the public health system.


Our services help clients gain a sense of control over their illness, as well as providing validation and understanding. 


Our Vision

For all people with ME/CFS* and Long COVID to be able to live their most fulfilling life.

* This includes related conditions and their whanau/carers of those with ME/CFS and Long COVID.

Our Mission

For every person with ME/CFS, Long COVID and related conditions, to be able to experience high quality health care and community support free from stigma and discrimination.

What we do

Our niche is providing free essential services that make a difference in people’s lives today, while advocating for research that will hold the answer for people in years to come.

ME Support currently provides:

Community support coordinators

To liaise with our members and provide illness management information, emotional support, community connection, and advocacy for, or help with, essential needs such as:

  • medical care

  • financial support from WINZ

  • food parcels

  • sourcing disability aids;

  • and much more

Essential medical and
symptom management information
Online support groups providing community connection

We also facilitate face-to-face support groups in Auckland

Facilitate face-to-face support groups in Auckland

Can you help?

ME Support is funded entirely by grants and donations.

By donating you will be helping to provide valuable services that are not readily available through the public health system.

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