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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.

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from 9:00AM
63 Willow Street
Tauranga
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.

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from 9:00AM
55 Victoria Street
Hamilton Central
Hamilton 3204
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.

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from 9:00AM
38 Hamilton Street
Tauranga
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

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from 9:00AM
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.

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from 9:00AM
53 Fraser Street
Tauranga South
Tauranga
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.

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from 10:00AM
11 Garden Place
Hamilton Central
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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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.

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from 8:30AM
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.

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from 8:00AM

Flying Solo

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

Glenview Community Centre

The centre offers a range of FREE or low-cost services and programmes, FREE-store Tuesday-Friday 1pm-1.30pm, FREE social service hub with drop in services, FREE community dinner and a hall for hire

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from 9:00AM
12 Tomin Road
Glenview
Hamilton
New Zealand
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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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from 9:00AM
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!

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from 9:00AM
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.

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).

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

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.

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from 8:30AM
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.

Maketu Health & Social Services

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

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from 8:30AM

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.

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from 7:00AM
1065 Cameron Road
Gate Pa
Tauranga
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.

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from 9:00AM
62 London Street
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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MP Todd Muller

Todd Muller is the Member of Parliament for Bay of Plenty with his electorate office located on Domain Road in Papamoa.

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from 9:00AM
3/9 Domain Road
Papamoa Beach
Papamoa
New Zealand
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Multicultural Tauranga

CLOSED
today
The Historic Village 17th Ave West
Tauranga South
Tauranga
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

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from 8:30AM
48 Palmerston Street
Hamilton Central
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Personal Advocacy and Safeguarding Adults Trust

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today

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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from 9:00AM
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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from 9:00AM
43 Church Road
Pukete
Hamilton 3200
New Zealand
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Raukawa Charitable Trust

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

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.

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from 9:00AM
63 Kent Street
Frankton
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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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.

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from 8:00AM
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.

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from 9:00AM
27 Beatty Street
Melville
Hamilton 3206
New Zealand
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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

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from 9:00AM
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.

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from 9:00AM
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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from 9:00AM
Gate Pa
Tauranga
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 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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from 8:30AM
60 Grace Road
Tauranga South
Tauranga
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.

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from 8:00AM
32 Jocelyn Street
Te Puke
New Zealand
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The People's Project

Housing support service for chronically homeless singles and couples without children

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from 10:00AM
Hairloomz 24 Garden Place
Hamilton
New Zealand
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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.

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from 10:00AM
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. The Community Centre is a one stop shop for Health & Social Services. We service the greater South Waikato and Mangakino

TPBC Community Ministries

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

CLOSED
today
Malyon Street
Te Puke
New Zealand
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Triple P Positive Parenting Program

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

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from 9:00AM
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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from 9:30AM
Parents Centre - Tauranga 17th Avenue
Tauranga South
Tauranga
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.

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from 9:00AM
224 Commerce Street
Frankton
Hamilton 3204
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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from 9:00AM
53 Wellington Street
Hamilton East
Hamilton 3216
New Zealand
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Whare Ora Healthy Homes

Empowering whanau to create warmer, drier & safe healthy homes

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from 9:00AM
Hockin Building
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton
New Zealand
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'Here to help u' is a community-led effort. Many organisations have united to bring you this initiative.