Who can help
These are the services and providers we work with and link you to.
Need some help?
Mental health support
30-Day Positive Mindset Challenge
A comprehensive online Mental Wellbeing Programme. Each day includes a short teaching video, printouts and a 'Challenge' to complete, all designed to lift your mood & create new long-term Positive Mindset habits. For Personal, School & Business use.
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
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.
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.
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.
Diversity Counselling New Zealand(DCNZ) is offering free counselling and psychological services by professional counsellors and clinical psychologists who are ethnic, registered and vetted for migrants and former refugees (all age groups) in 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.
Evolve Peer Support
Evolve is a mindfulness-based peer-run support Trust with a focus on Depression and Anxiety. We offer support groups, programmes and workshops to support your mental wellbeing. We are experts in being human to other humans.
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!
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
Male Support Services Waikato
Free Phone Counselling Service: This free Covid19 response counselling helpline is available to all. We have a list of 20 registered, accredited, vetted and professional counsellors available looking to support you. Counsellors are available from 9-5 each day throughout the week. You are welcome to call outside those hours and leave a message, and you will be contacted as soon as practical.
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.
Mental Health & Addictions Services
Mental Health & Addictions Services offers assessment, care and support with mental health and/or addiction challenges, through a range of general and specialty teams, and work closely with partners, providers and agencies across the Waikato region.
Mental health referral organisation for low to moderate mental health needs such as stress, anxiety and addiction. Navigate will do a comprehensive assessment and will refer on to the most appropriate mental health provider.
Oasis - The Salvation Army Tauranga
At the Salvation Army Oasis, Tauranga, we offer free and confidential support to all people affected by gambling harm whether because of their own gambling or because of someone else's.
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.
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
Progress to Health Tokoroa
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.
Shama Ethnic Women's Trust is a social service organisation that provides culturally-appropriate support, advocacy, and programmes to ethnic women and their families.
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.
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
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.
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.