Who can help

These are the services and providers we work with and link you to.

General support
For assistance with a range of general matters such as advocacy, linking to Government providers, and community support.
Catholic Family Support Services

CFSS provides general family support with a focus on parenting help. It also offers information/ advice on personal/ relationship issues and mental health. It is also a point of contact for emergency assistance e.g. food parcels.

Citizens Advice Hamilton

Taku pou whakawhirinaki i ngā wā o te porotaitaka - My source of strength in moments of adversity We provide free, confidential, independent information and advice to anyone. We help people know what their rights are and how to access services.

Community Law Waikato

Community Law Waikato provide free legal help to people living in the Waikato. Our focus is to help people who cannot access legal services and we aim to help as many as we can. Our website has examples of the help we can provide.

CLOSED
at 3:00PM
Level 2/109 Anglesea Street
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Creative Waikato

Creative Waikato is here to support the development of all sectors of the creative arts in the Waikato. Whether you are an artist, arts group or arts organisation, we provide support, training and advice to help you through your next steps.

Epilepsy Waikato

Epilepsy Waikato Charitable Trust (EWCT) is an independent regional epilepsy organisation providing advice, support and information to those living directly and indirectly with epilepsy.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
PO Box 633
Hamilton
New Zealand
Hamilton Budgeting Advisory

FREE and confidential Financial Mentoring and Budgeting Advisory Service . Debt management and Budgeting Education, seminars and workshops.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
87 Clarence Street
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Hamilton Central Baptist Church

Hamilton Central Baptist Church Here to help with grocery shopping and essential transportation for elderly and vulnerable people during the mandatory lockdown. A pleasure to serve our community during these troubling days!

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
33 Charlemont Street
Whitiora
Hamilton 3200
New Zealand
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House of Grace Trust

The House of Grace is a home for pregnant teens. A place to live, learn, prepare for childbirth and make plans for a bright future.

Loving Arms

We assist families that are struggling to provide clothing, nappies, toiletries and bedding for the new baby or infant. We can also help out with larger items such as carseats, cots and highchairs if needed.

CLOSED
at 12:00PM
405 Rickit Road
Te Awamutu
New Zealand
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Methodist City Action

Methodist City Action offers advocacy for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, activity classes for people with disabilities and practical help to the wider community via our Monday community meal and foodbank services.

CLOSED
at 4:30PM
62 London Street
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Parentline

Parentline provide social service support & counselling for children, and their families, affected by Family Violence and/or trauma. We are providing telephony supports to children and families during shut down. This may involve being wait listed

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
48 Palmerston Street
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Pukete Neighbourhood House

Pukete Neighbourhood House is a local community centre providing support and social services to our local community and beyond

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
43 Church Road
Pukete
Hamilton 3200
New Zealand
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Refugee Orientation Centre

Refugee Orientation Centre normally provides classes for former refugees, and some advocacy services. Our advocate is a former refugee who can advise on how to get things done during the current restrictions and who to connect with.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
63 Kent Street
Frankton
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Shama

Shama Hamilton Ethnic Women's Centre Trust is a social service organisation that provides culturally-appropriate support, advocacy, and programmes to ethnic women and their families.

CLOSED
at 4:30PM
27 Beatty Street
Melville
Hamilton 3206
New Zealand
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Waikato Ethnic Family Services

WEFST works alongside ethnic families to ensure the safety and well-being of ethnic children, women and men through culturally appropriate prevention and early intervention approaches. We provide Social Work, Advocacy, Counselling, Interpreting, Budgeting, Driver licensing and training,Immigration advice, and JP services are also available.

OPEN NOW
until 11:45PM
4 Te Aroha Street
Claudelands
Hamilton 3216
New Zealand
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Waikato Youth Empowerment

We are all about overcoming obstacles. We help our young people build resilience, self-belief and life skills, through programmes that empower them to succeed and overcome life’s obstacles.

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