Who can help
These are the services and providers we work with and link you to.
Need some help?
We are a Pasifika family-owned, family -operated small business, established in 2016. AvaNiu Pasifika can support Pasifika families with health, social and education services. Alternatively, we will facilitate pathways to access the most appropriate services, on your behalf. We also offer the same support for non-Pasifika families.
Bay Financial Mentoring
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Available 7 to provide kai pack for self- isolating whanau and COVID Positive families across the Ōtorohanga District. In addition, we are able to provide Kai for those housing additional people unable to return home or who just need a hand.
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.
Maniapoto Whānau Ora Centre (TCKT)
Maniapoto Whanau Ora Centre provides health and care services for Whanau, Hapu, Iwi and Community.
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.
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.
Ngāti Hauā Iwi Trust - Self isolation
Supporting families in Morrinsville and around our Ngāti Hauā area who are self isolating
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.
Pacific Island Community (Tauranga) Trust
Health and wellbeing support, youth mental health, advocacy and whanau ora support for Pacific Island community.
Pookekatia Te Iwi
Supporting whaanau in our area
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
Pukete Neighbourhood House
Pukete Neighbourhood House is a local community centre providing support and social services to our local community and beyond
Raleigh Street Christian Centre
Raleigh St Christian Centre are people who have found their ultimate hope through Faith in Jesus Christ and strive to meet the needs of the wider community through food rescue, youth work in schools/university, pastoral care and bible teaching.
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.
Raukura Hauora o Tainui Covid Response Team- (RHOT C19 Response Team)
Supporting Covid positive whaanau in self isolation COVID SELF ISOLATION ONLY Will provide, Kai Parcels, Hygiene packs, medication pick up and connection to social services
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
Tauranga Community Foodbank
Tauranga Community Foodbank assist Family/Whanau and Individuals in our Community who require assistance with food support. We cover the area encompassing Pahoia to Papamoa East. Support is provided by means of balanced nutritious food parcels.
Te Kuiti Foodbank
Food parcels, including non-perishable foods, deli and frozen goods. For whanau within the Waitomo district. We are unable to provide delivery. Any referrals after 1200 on our open days will be passed on to Korowai Aroha Trust for the next day.
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.
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.
Te Whānau Pūtahi
Te Whānau Pūtahi is a faith-based charitable organisation established over 20 years ago in Fairfield working to strengthen, encourage and support families practically, emotionally and/or spiritually on their life journey. Our work encompasses being a Community Centre; an Early Childhood Education and Care Centre and a Community Church. We provide food parcels and meal delivery right now
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)
Te Whare O Te Ata - Self Isolation
Te Whare O Te Ata - Fairfield Community House offer services and programs for our community Food parcels for whanau self-isolating.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a Christian Church and organisation providing social services. All Hamilton City social services are operating under the Red setting.
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.
Tokoroa Community Foodbank Trust
We are a community based foodbank that provides food assistance for those in need, and refer to budgeting service if required. I.D and proof of address required.
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.
Tuu Oho Mai Services
Support for whaanau in self isolation
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
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.
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