Auckland East Parents Centre (AEPC) is a volunteer organisation run by parents for parents. We have been operating for 36 years and are one of 50 Centres in New Zealand. Our Centre offers information and support to expectant parents and families with young children. The services we offer are antenatal classes, and a variety of post natal education as well as on going parent support. Our mission statement is: “positive birth experiences and informed parenting in a community where parents are supported and highly valued in their role” Our Parents Centre covers the wider East Auckland area from Flatbush to Maraetai to Mt Wellington.