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Who can help

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

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Financial

For assistance with benefits or budgeting advice.

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.

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 Link

We support and strengthen our community by responding to needs, challenges and opportunities. We offer practical solutions for families and individuals facing challenging life issues through our Links: TeenLink, ParentLink, BudgetLink and FoodLink.

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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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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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

K'aute Pasifika is a charitable trust delivering health and wellbeing services.

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from 8:30AM
960 Victoria Street
Whitiora
Hamilton 3200
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

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

Mark Matheson (Independent Advocate)

Independent WINZ advocate. Services include: identifying what assistance may be available; attending appointments with clients or on behalf of clients; advice on what documentation to have and use, and how to apply. Can provide advocacy with complaints or reviews of decisions. Special focus on disability; with an extensive background in mental health, AOD and peer support.

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.

Raukawa Charitable Trust

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

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

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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Tauranga Budget Advisory Service

Guiding and supporting clients in tough financial circumstance through education, advocacy, liaising and negotiating with creditors. We can assist with reducing debt and creating a sustainable plan to move forward. Nine clinics across Tauranga.

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from 9:00AM
159 Seventeenth Ave
Tauranga South
Tauranga
New Zealand
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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Christian Church and organisation providing social services. All Hamilton City social services are operating under Level 1.

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from 1:30PM
99 London Street
Hamilton Central
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand
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Tokoroa Budget Advisory Service

Tokoroa Budget Advisory Service

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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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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Work and Income

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.