Who can help
These are the services and providers we work with and link you to.
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.
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 online support groups and one on one virtual coaching. 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!
HEART Collective is a network of qualified professional Therapists. At HEART we believe mental health support services should be available to anybody in need. PLEASE NOTE: Below hours are office hours only, not necessarily Counsellors hours
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.
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.
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
Shama Ethnic Women's Trust is a social service organisation that provides culturally-appropriate support, advocacy, and programmes to ethnic women and their families.
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.