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Who can help

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

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General support

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

Activate Church

Activate Church Tokoroa provides support to individuals and families who are in need. Our support involves providing a money management programme, safe social connecting groups for youth and children as well as support groups for men and women.

Age Concern Tauranga

Age Concern Tauranga provides social support, navigation for health and community services, elder abuse awareness, education, health promotion and more.

Bay of Plenty Rural Support Trust

charitable organisation set up to work with the rural community when times are tough on the farm or in the family to help rural individuals and communities get back on their feet whether it’s from flooding, drought, or financial, animal welfare etc

Baywide Community Law Service

Providing free legal advice, assistance, information and education to the community. Meeting unmet legal needs.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
63 Willow Street
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Cambridge Community House Trust

Wrap around support services, counselling, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, family harm support, financial mentoring, advocacy, second hand school uniforms, emergency food support, plus much more, in Cambridge and the surrounding areas.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
193 Shakespeare Street
Leamington
Cambridge
New Zealand
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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 Bureau 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.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
55 Victoria Street
Christchurch Central City
Christchurch 8013
New Zealand
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Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga

We provide free, confidential, independent and impartial information and advice to anyone. We help people know what their rights are and how to access services.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
38 Hamilton Street
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Citizens Advice Bureau Te Awamutu

The CAB service is about helping people to know and understand their rights and obligations, how to use this information for the best outcomes, empowering people to be able to take action, and working for positive social change

CLOSED
at 3:00PM
2/213 Alexandra Street
Te Awamutu
New Zealand
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Community Law Waikato

Community Law Waikato provide free legal help to people living in the Waikato. Our website has examples of the help we can provide. Christmas hours - Closed 23 December, reopen 18 January 2021

CLOSED
at 3:00PM
Level 2/109 Anglesea Street
Hamilton Central
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Complex Chronic Illness Support

CCIS ‘Empower People Towards Wellness’ by providing support, connections, education, and advocacy to clients who experience complex chronic illness, their whānau, and their communities.

CLOSED
today
53 Fraser Street
Tauranga South
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Coromandel Independent Living Trust

Support in whatever whanau need

CLOSED
at 6:00PM
45 Tiki Road
Coromandel
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.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
11 Garden Place
Hamilton Central
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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EmployNZ - Health & Disability

Provide employment support for people in the health or disability sector.

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

Family Link

Family and whanau support for people with a family member experiencing mental un-wellness or addiction. Service for children (7yrs-17yrs) and adults.

Flying Solo

Support for single parents in the Bay of Plenty. Fortnightly Peer Support groups, advocacy.

Friendship House (Huntly) Community Charitable Trust

We are two community houses that have an array of activities and classes for the community to attend. Just pop in and see how we can help you or connect you to something new.

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at 3:30PM
55 William Street
Huntly
New Zealand
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Get Me Started Limited

Work prep, licensing, budgeting, certification, help to get into employment. Holistic health with a Māori approach, helping clients connect to the right services. Needs to be on a benefit. Can only work with 18 - 40 year old.

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at 5:00PM
10 Galileo Street
Ngāruawāhia
New Zealand
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Glenview Community Centre

The centre offers a range of FREE or low-cost services and programmes, FREE kai Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1pm-1.30pm, FREE social service hub with drop in services, FREE community dinner, Provide food and hygiene packs to whanau in self isolation Service is available for those residing in the South Hamilton area, Bader, Melville, Glenview, Deanwell, Peacocks Development

Good Neighbour

We provide practical opportunities for people to support one another so that lives and neighbourhoods are transformed. Through Food Rescue - no waste/ no hunger, Community Gardens, Neighbourhood Projects, Whānau Care, Kitchen Life Skills

Hamilton Budgeting Advisory

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

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at 4:30PM
87 Clarence Street
Hamilton Lake
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Hamilton Multicultural Services (HMS) Trust

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at 5:00PM
46 Boundary Road
Claudelands
Hamilton
New Zealand
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Hine Ngakau Women's Night Shelter

Night shelter for women only. Short term stays.

OPEN NOW
until 10:00PM

Huria Trust

Kaupapa Maori health and social services, education and training. Disability advocacy and support, antenatal classes, whanau ora, healthcare service for 55+ years.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
4 Te Kaponga Street
Brookfield
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Insight Endometriosis

Empowering those with endometriosis (or suspect they have endometriosis) with support and information. We offer Meet-ups and education appointment in person and by zoom, as well as free evening seminars (last Wed of every month).

Kainga Aroha

We provide social services - budgeting, family violence support, whanau support, family support, Whanau Resilience and strengthening families. We are the CONTACT CENTRE for Foodbank that run mon-Fri 9am-4pm.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
301 Bank Street
Te Awamutu
New Zealand
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Katikati Community Centre

Provides information, services and support in the areas of health, education and well-being. Services include: School Holiday Programmes, After School Programmes, Youth Programmes, Community Education, Elderly Programmes

K'aute Pasifika - Self Isolation

Supporting Pasifika in Self isolation

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
960 Victoria Street
Whitiora
Hamilton
New Zealand
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Kidz Need Dadz

Support and advocacy service for dads going through separation and divorce. Provide supervised access, new dad support, men's support groups, support through court process.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
538 Fraser Street
Greerton
Tauranga
New Zealand
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LinkPeople Sustaining Tenancies At Risk (STAR) Team

STAR support people to stay housed. We support those who are at risk of losing their rented home. If someone is on the path to losing their tenancy, we do preventative work, like linking into other services, such as budgeting, mental health, AOD etc

Live Well Waihi Beach

Live Well Waihi Beach is here to help Waihi Beach residents connect with groups and services in our area. Sometimes it's confusing whether to look to Waihi, Katikati or Tauranga, so we help make that easier.

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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Maketu Health & Social Services

Kaupapa Maori based health and social service provider, whanau ora, support for food housing, wellness, advocacy, mental health and addiction.

Male Survivors Bay Of Plenty

Male Survivors Bay of Plenty is a charitable trust not for profit service supporting men who have experienced any form of sexual violence/abuse and domestic violence in the Bay of Plenty region.

CLOSED
at 5:30PM
1065 Cameron Road
Gate Pa
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Maniapoto Māori Trust Board

Supporting whanau in self isolation and the community

Maniapoto Whānau Ora Centre (TCKT)

Maniapoto Whanau Ora Centre provides health and care services for Whanau, Hapu, Iwi and Community.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
23 Taupiri Street
Te Kuiti
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 Central
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Morrinsville Ezekiel Trust Budgeting Service and Food Bank

We are a FREE service offering financial mentoring and support to help you get your finances under control. We help you to find options without judging, so you can choose where to go from here. And we run the local food bank.

CLOSED
at 3:00PM
56 Moorhouse Street
Morrinsville
New Zealand
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Multicultural Tauranga

Services for Migrants

CLOSED
today
The Historic Village 17th Ave West
Tauranga South
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Nga Kakano Foundation

Kaupapa Maori mental health and addiction support. Adults and rangitahi support. GP clinic. Tamariki ora service, Asthma service, kaumatua program, whanau ora, diabetes program.

Nga Miro

Supporting whaanau who are self isolating with kai parcels and hygiene packs in Ngaruawahia, Hopuhopu, Taupiri, Horotiu, Waingaro, Te Kowhai, Whatawhata, Gordonton, Orini, Te Akau, Raglan, North Hamilton

CLOSED
at 6:00PM
29 River Road
Ngāruawāhia
New Zealand
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Ngaati Maahanga

Supporting Ngaati Maahanga whaanau who are self-isolating. We are in a partnership with Rauawaawa Kaumaatua Charitable Trust.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM

Ngaruawahia Community House

Provide support services to Ngaruawahia and surrounding districts

CLOSED
at 1:00PM
13 Galileo Street
Ngāruawāhia
New Zealand
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Ngāti Hauā Iwi Trust - Self isolation

Supporting families in Morrinsville and around our Ngāti Hauā area who are self isolating

Oasis - The Salvation Army Waikato

At the Salvation Army Oasis, Hamilton, we welcome people of all genders, cultures and religions who are concerned about gambling harm whether because of their own gambling or someone else's.

Otorohanga Support House Whare Awhina Inc

Ōtorohanga Support House Whare Āwhina enhances the well-being of individuals and families within the Ōtorohanga and Waitomo communities. Our services include Community Foodbank, Whānau Support, Housing Navigator, Counselling and Budgeting.

CLOSED
at 4:00PM
120 Maniapoto Street
Otorohanga
New Zealand
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Pacific Island Community (Tauranga) Trust

Health and wellbeing support, youth mental health, advocacy and whanau ora support for Pacific Island community.

CLOSED
at 4:30PM
26 Twelfth Avenue
Tauranga South
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Paeroa Community Support Trust

A community centre which provides resources and support in a way that meets the needs of the Community of Paeroa and the surrounding districts.

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at 2:00PM
2 MacKay Street
Paeroa
New Zealand
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Papamoa Family Services

Counselling for adults, teens and children, social work, education programs, financial mentoring, family support. For residents of Papamoa and rural Welcome Bay for families with children under the age of 18yrs.

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at 5:00PM
35e Hartford Avenue
Papamoa Beach
Papamoa
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 Central
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Personal Advocacy and Safeguarding Adults Trust

Provides a range of services, support and advocacy for adults with care and support needs.

CLOSED
today

Port Waikato Community Health & Support Service Trust (Te Whare Oranga O Te Puaha)

We provide health and wellbeing support services; Home isolation welfare support, Foodbank and Nurse and GP clinic as well as Supervised Rapid Antigen Testing, Mobile Nurse Service, In Home Care Support 9:00am - 2:00pm Monday - Friday

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at 2:00PM
25 Stack Road
Port Waikato
New Zealand
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Pregnancy Choice and The Koha Shop

Pregnancy Choice is a neutral space where women with unplanned pregnancies can come for information on all their options and support. The Koha Shop is an Opp shop where people can come and 'take what they need and give what they can'.

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at 4:00PM
3/174 Eleventh Avenue
Tauranga
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

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at 5:00PM
43 Church Road
Pukete
Hamilton 3200
New Zealand
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Rauawaawa - Self Isolation

Supporting families in self isolation SELF ISOLATION & COMMUNITY CASES. • Kai products, • wellbeing products, • laundry and bathroom products, • hygiene products, • limited frozen meals, fresh fruit and veges. • Where needed we can add babies products, feminine products, children activities packs as well as MSD isolation welfare packs.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
50 Colombo Street
Frankton
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Raukawa Charitable Trust

Iwi provider of health & social services, along with environmental and cultural support.

Raukawa Charitable Trust - Self Isolation Team

Iwi provider of health & social services, supporting families self isolating

Rural Support Trust Waikato

Supporting those who work in the primary industries, offering support to farmers and growers. Our facilitators are there to listen and help navigate those in need through challenging situations - work, personal or adverse event related.

OPEN NOW
until 8:00PM
921 Woodlands Road
Gordonton
New Zealand
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Salvation Army

Community Ministries

Shama

Shama Ethnic Women's 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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Shama - Self Isolation

Supporting migrant families in self isolation SELF ISOLATION ONLY

CLOSED
at 2:30PM

South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services Trust

South Waikato Pacific Islands Community Services Trust established 1999 providing a range of Health, Social and Educational support to families within the South Waikato Area.

St Vincent de Paul WBOP (Vinnies)

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (Vinnies) is a non-profit organisation whose work primarily involves person-to-person contact with people who have a variety of needs. The Society tries to promote self-sufficiency, enabling people to help themselves

CLOSED
at 1:00PM
766 Cameron Road
Tauranga South
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Strengthening Families

Works with families with children under the age of 17 years who have 2 or more agencies currently working with them. Will bring all agencies together to meet and plan how they can work together as a team with the family.

CLOSED
at 5:00PM
9 Brookfield Terrace
Brookfield
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Tauranga Living Without Violence

Support for those experiencing domestic violence. We work with users of violence, victims of violence and children who have experienced domestic violence in their homes.

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at 5:00PM
Gate Pa
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Te Ahurei a Rangatahi

Strengthening Rangatahi and whanau to take their space and place in a world of diverse realities.

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at 5:00PM
9 Ward Lane
Hamilton Central
Hamilton
New Zealand
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Te Awamutu Maori Women's Welfare League

Support to whanau through education & resourses to look after the family. Learn to garden, cook, preserve, te reo, raranga. For all women to strengthen their skills to maintain the well being of their family. Connecting whanau, somewhere to seek an unbiased ear to help resolve any issues.

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at 1:00PM
18 Lyon Street
Kihikihi
New Zealand
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Te Papanui Enderly Trust

We are a local community charitable trust with a small team who focus on supporting whaanau living within the following area Insoll Avenue, Tramway Road, Enderley Avenue, Peachgrove Road (211-426) Enderley, Hamilton.

Te Puke Baptist Church Community Ministries

Offers Social work and Social Support, Elder care, Mainly Music, Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care.

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at 5:00PM
Malyon Street
Te Puke
New Zealand
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Te Tomika Trust

The kaupapa for Te Tomika is to develop a self-sustaining comprehensive range of Kaupapa Māori community based services that support tangata whaiora to live meaningful lives within the community, our community.

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at 4:30PM
60 Grace Road
Tauranga South
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Te Tuinga Whanau

Te Tuinga Whānau is a social services organation in the heart of Greerton. We are now providing covid relief support to whānau who are in isolation or have been impacted on any level by Covid19

Te Whakaruruhau - Waikato Women's Refuge

We believe that all women and children deserve to live a life free of domestic violence and abuse. Our crisis service operates 24/7 to provide safe housing, advice and community-based support for you, as and when you need it. Our top priority is ensuring you and your children are safe at a time when you feel most vulnerable. We provide you with the tools, knowledge and support you need to find strength and grow in a safe and caring environment. Ensuring your wellbeing and safeguarding your children’s future is our passion and we want to help you make a change for the better so that you can take the steps you need to take toward a life that you deserve. A life that is free of fear and without the threat of domestic violence.

OPEN NOW
until 11:45PM
17 Liverpool Street
Hamilton Central
Hamilton
New Zealand
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Te Whare Kokonga Melville Community House

- Food Parcels (Melville, Bader, Deanwell, Glenview, Fitzroy and Mahoe area's ONLY) - Free Store (Hamilton South Community) - Skinny Jump (Hamilton City)

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at 3:00PM
58 Bader Street
Bader
Hamilton 3206
New Zealand
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Thames Community Centre

Assist people to get their car drivers license and provide an opportunity to be a community volunteer, support with CV's and job applications.

CLOSED
today
609 MacKay Street
Thames
New Zealand
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The Cake Detective

We at The Cake Detective Charitable Trust donate personalized birthday cakes to children in the Waikato who are going through hardship. We want every child to feel celebrated on their special day, we do this with extraordinary cakes.

The Hub Te Puke

Community hub.

The Salvation Army Cambridge

The Salvation Army is a Christian Church and Social service organisation. We provide: Food, clothing, household Items, a 'Positive Lifestyle' Program and Financial mentoring. We journey beside you.

The Salvation Army Waihi Corps

Community Ministries that provides Social Assistance: Food, clothing, Household Items. Personal Development: Positive Lifestyle Programme. Court Services: Advocacy and support for individuals and family members at Waihi Court.

CLOSED
at 1:00PM
73 Seddon Street
Waihi
New Zealand
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Tokoroa Budget Advisory Service

Tokoroa Budget Advisory Service

Tokoroa Council of Social Services

Tokoroa Council of Social Services Community Centre is based at Tulloch House, Tokoroa Hospital. We have 22 staff providing Social, wellbeing & Welfare support to the Greater South Waikato and Mangakino area.

Triple P Positive Parenting Program

Researched, evidence based parenting program. Offers Individual sessions, groups or online workshops.

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at 5:00PM
266 Maunganui Road
Mount Maunganui
New Zealand
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True Colours - Honouring the Mother

Two peer support group services are run each month - one in person and the other online. These groups provide an opportunity for mothers to feel safe, connect and share their experiences without shame or judgement. A mental health diagnosis is not

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at 2:30PM
Parents Centre - Tauranga 17th Avenue
Tauranga South
Tauranga
New Zealand
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Tuu Oho Mai Services

Support for whaanau in self isolation

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at 5:00PM
135 London Street
Hamilton Central
Hamilton
New Zealand
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Vinnies Hamilton

St Vincent de Paul, Vinnies to our friends is a helping agency, caring for the people in need in our community.

CLOSED
at 2:00PM
224 Commerce Street
Frankton
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Waahi Whaanui Trust

Waahi Whaanui – Manaakitia te Iwi – to serve the people – under the auspices of Waikatotanga and Kiingitanga. We aim to provide coordinated and integrated services that support our Whānau, Hapu and Iwi and whaanau in self isolation

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at 4:30PM
77 Rotowaro Road
Huntly
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.

Waimarie Community House

Waimarie is a Community House where people come for different reasons. Our organisation contributes to community development and community capacity building. We provide opportunities for everyone to participate in the community.

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at 4:00PM
53 Wellington Street
Hamilton East
Hamilton 3216
New Zealand
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Western Community Centre - Self Isolation Team

The Western Community Centre provides a wide range of support services, programmes, activities to self isolating families in our community. SELF ISOLATION ONLY

Whare Ora Healthy Homes

Empowering whanau to create warmer, drier & safe healthy homes

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at 5:00PM
Hockin Building
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton
New Zealand
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Whariki Church Foodbank

Whariki foodbank is a faith based organization who's mission is to see no hungry families in Ngaruawahia. Partnering with different organizations we are able to do our part in serving our community by giving out food parcels and meat boxes to those families who are in need. We are available to call anytime during the week, and on Saturdays from 11am to 12pm we open the foodbank so whanau can come and take what they need.

CLOSED
today
28 Havelock Road
Ngāruawāhia
New Zealand
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Whitianga Community Services Trust

Whitianga Community Services Trust know as Whitianga Social services is a multidisciplinary organisation committed to supporting whanau and families in our community

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at 4:30PM
2 Cook Drive
Whitianga
New Zealand
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Work and Income (Self-Isolation/Managed Isolation)

We offer a wide range of support and can help in lots of different ways and situations. If you’re struggling financially, need help with emergency accommodation or looking for work, we may be able to help, even if you’re working .

'Here to help u' is a community-led effort. Many organisations have united to bring you this initiative.