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.
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 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
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.
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.
Get Me Started Limited
Holistic health with a Māori approach, helping clients connect to the right services to aid tinana, hinengaro, whanau, emotional, wairua issues. Work prep, licensing, budgeting, certification. Social service, Rongoa Maori, Education, Nutrition.
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
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.
Maniapoto Whānau Ora Centre (TCKT)
Maniapoto Whanau Ora Centre provides health and care services for Whanau, Hapu, Iwi and Community.
Mental Health & Addictions Services
Secondary Mental Health & Addictions Services offers assessment and support for tangata whai ora with mental health and/or addiction challenges, through a range of general and specialty teams, across the Waikato rohe.
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.
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.
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
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
Progress to Health Tokoroa
Progress to Health is a community based organisation supporting people with long-term mental health conditions or disabilities throughout the Waikato.
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
Real - Whetu Marewa
Whetū Marewa is a service that aims to build confidence, resilience and wellbeing in taiohi (young people), aged 12 to 24-years-old, who are living with mild to moderate mental health and addiction-related issues and social stressors.
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 Awamutu Maori Women's Welfare League
Support to whanau through education & resourses to look after the family. Learn to garden, cook, preserve, te reo, raranga. For all women to strengthen their skills to maintain the well being of their family. Connecting whanau, somewhere to seek an unbiased ear to help resolve any issues.
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
Waahi Whaanui Trust
Waahi Whaanui – Manaakitia te Iwi – to serve the people – under the auspices of Waikatotanga and Kiingitanga. We aim to provide coordinated and integrated services that support our Whānau, Hapu and Iwi and whaanau in self isolation
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.
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.