YOUTH

RAINBOW YOUTH

Rainbow Youth has been helping out queer & gender diverse youth for 26 years! Know who you are, be who

you are.

http://www.ry.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/rainbowyouth

 

INSIDE OUT

InsideOUT is a national organisation which works to make Aotearoa a safer place for all young people of

diverse genders and sexualities to live and be in.

http://insideout.ry.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/insideoutaotearoa

 

I’M LOCAL PROJECT

The I’m Local Project aims to provide free information, resources and support to queer & gender diverse young

people all over Aotearoa, New Zealand

http://www.imlocal.co.nz

https://www.facebook.com/imlocalnz

 

YOUTHLINE

Youthline is here to support you through the tough times and the good! For advice or a chat check out the

links below.

http://www.youthline.co.nz

https://www.facebook.com/Youthline.Changing.Lives

 

0800 WHAT’S UP

0800What’sUp is a free NZ phone & webchat counselling service for 5 to 18 year olds. What’s Up is open Mon

to Fri 1pm to 10pm and Sat & Sun 3pm-10pm

http://www.whatsup.co.nz

https://www.facebook.com/0800-Whats-Up-176490055776217

 

0800 KIDS LINE

For kids aged up to 14 yrs. Mon – Fri 4pm – 6pm. When the kids ring they will speak to a Kidsline Buddy – a

specially trained teenage telephone counsellor. 0800 54 37 54

http://www.kidsline.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/0800kidsline

 

CHILD HELPLINE

Available to help young people who need help or advice, or want someone to talk to. Also email them a

question, they will reply. Provide support and advice about bullying, being bored etc.

0800 366 694

help@childhelpline.org.nz

 

TRUE COLOURS

Supporting children and teens – birth to 18yrs with: Chronic, serious or life threatening illness. Parent, sibling

or partner seriously ill. Experience the death of a family member or partner through illness and require

professional help with grief or loss issues. Located at 16 Joffre Street Hamilton. Phone: 07 839 4800

http://truecolours.org.nz/

https://www.facebook.com/truecoloursnz

 

FAMILY

PLUNKET

Plunket is the largest provider of services supporting the health and well-being of children from birth to age

five. Located at 12 Richmond Street, Hamilton. Phone: 07 839 3982 or 0800 933 822 Helpline.

https://www.facebook.com/waikatoplunket

https://www.plunket.org.nz

 

BARNADOS

Support family with children. Child and family counselling. Children’s domestic violence programmes. Family

support and kid start home based care and learning. Teen parent support service. Hamilton’s branch of

Barnados is located at 52 Lake road. Phone:07 847 1088

Email:Waikato.amu@barnardos.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/BarnardosNZ

 

BIRTHRIGHT

Work with one-parent families offering parental support, advocacy, educational and peer support groups.

Professional counselling service.

http://www.birthright.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/birthrightnz

 

CATHOLIC FAMILY SUPPORT

Social work counselling, budgeting, support workers, assistance during times of crisis. Located at Te Ara Hou

Village, 100 Morrinsville Rd, Hamilton. Phone: 07 856 3760

http://www.cfss.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/Catholic-Family-Support-Services-204015016442873/

 

CAMBRIDGE FAMILY THERAPY CENTER

Children, youth, teens, family issues, parenting, coaching couples, individuals. Located at 56 Queen St,

Cambridge. Phone: 07 827 6060

Email: cbgefamilytherapy@clear.net.nz

 

FAMILY PLANNING

Family Planning is a New Zealand organization promoting Positive Sexual Health. Located at 240 Tristram

Street Hamilton. Phone: 07 839 4061

http://www.familyplanning.org.nz/clinics/hamilton

https://www.facebook.com/familyplanningnz

 

FAMILY CENTRE

Helping mothers with Postnatal distress. Free for mothers with children under 12 months old. Help with

varying issues, advice and practical management. Post-natal depression groups for both partners. Located at 4

Raynor Street Hamilton. Phone: 07 834 2036

Email: wfct@xtra.co.nz

http://www.waikatofamilycentre.co.nz/

 

FAMILY COURT HAMILTON

The Family Court aims to help people sort out their own problems as much as possible. The Family Courts Act

1980 places emphasis on counselling, conciliation and mediation and provides for the appointment of

specialist Judges. Offering free counselling (limited to six sessions). Located on the corner of Anglesea Street

and Bridge Street. Phone: 07 957 7700

http://2cu.co.nz/waikato/listings/101614-family-court-hamilton

 

FAMILY START

Early intervention for families with new-borns who need extra support. Home based, long term service (up to 5

years) working in the area of health, welfare and education. Located at 27 Riflerange Road Hamilton. Phone:

07 848 0008

Email: admin@family-start.org.nz

http://family-start.org.nz/

 

FAMILY WORKS

Work with children and young people up to 17yrs and their families. Day programmes, counselling, social work

toward positive and lasting differences. Parenting strategies, abuse, family relationship issues, communication

skills, confidence and self- esteem, problematic behaviours, support in dealing with govt. and other

organizations. Located at Te Ara Hou Village, 100 Morrinsville Road Hamilton. Phone: 07 858 4413

Email: admin.waikato@fwn.org.nz

http://www.northern.familyworks.org.nz

 

METHODIST CITY ACTION

Strengthening families and individuals to make choices for a better tomorrow. Advocacy and support. Adult

community education. Located at 62 London Street Hamilton. Phone: 07 839 3917

Email: info@hmss.org.nz

http://www.mca.net.nz/

 

HAMILTON ABUSE INTERVENTION CENTER (HAIP)

Agency working with families affected by family violence. Education groups for women. Women’s advocacy

and support. Monitoring agencies. Located at 135 London Street, Thornton Court, Hamilton.

Phone: 07 834 3148

haip@HAIP.org.nz

 

LINK HOUSE

Single parent services: Support, advocacy, drop in center, professional counselling for one parent families.

Counselling Services: with community services card & disability allowance – $70 – trained counsellor $15 –

trainee counsellor.

Located at 2 Dawson Street, Hamilton.

Phone: 0800 457 146

linkhouse@xtra.co.nz

 

PARENT TO PARENT

Helps strengthen the family unit by empowering and supporting parents. Located 8 Liverpool Street, Hamilton.

Phone: 0508 236 236

Waikato

https://www.facebook.com/ParentToParentWaikato

 

IMMIGRANT RESOURCE CENTER

Support Refugee families with resettlement in Hamilton. Located at 46G Boundary Road, Hamilton.

Phone: 07 853 2195

https://www.facebook.com/Waikato-Migrant-Resource-Centre-467051133305295

http://www.wmrc.org.nz/

 

ROSTREVOR HOUSE

Provides specialist support services to children, young people, and families having a range of

diagnosed/undiagnosed conditions incl. disruptive behaviours disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity

disorder (ADHD), Oppositional deficit disorder (ODD). Located at 113 Rostrevor Street, Hamilton, & 103 Tawa

Street, Melville, Hamilton.

Phone: 07 834 1939

 

HEALTH

LOVE YOUR CONDOM

Want free condoms? Get them sent to your door at loveyourcondom.nz/condoms

LYC is building a condom culture across NZ and they want you to get involved!

http://www.loveyourcondom.co.nz/

https://www.facebook.com/loveyourcondom

 

HAMILTON SEXUAL HEALTH

Hours 8am – 4. 30pm Monday to Friday. Located at 3 Ohaupo Road, Hamilton. Phone: 07 839 8732

http://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/directory-of-our-services/rural-and-community/sexual-health

https://www.facebook.com/itchyburnybits

 

NEW ZEALAND AIDS FOUNDATION

The New Zealand Aids Foundation is here to answer all your questions about HIV in New Zealand. Our

services include prevention, testing, counselling and support.

NZAF also offer FREE HIV testing when you book an appointment (hours 9am -5pm Monday and Friday)

http://www.nzaf.org.nz/

https://www.facebook.com/NZAFofficial

 

BODY POSITIVE INC.

Body Positive is a group founded by and run for people with HIV/AIDS. We welcome all people living with HIV

and AIDS in New Zealand. Body Positive Inc. breaks down isolation and builds a sense of community while

advocating on behalf of HIV+ people on a national level. Phone:0800 448 54 63

http://www.bodypositive.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/bodypositiveinc

 

POSITIVE WOMEN INC.

We aim to provide a support network for women and families living with HIV or AIDS. We also strive to raise

awareness of HIV and AIDS in the community through educational programmes with a focus on prevention and

de-stigmatisation.

https://www.facebook.com/PositiveWomenInc

http://www.positivewomen.org.nz

 

CARE NZ

Care and treatment for those affected by alcohol, drugs and associated problems. Counselling is free.

Hamilton’s branch of Care NZ is located at 298 Tristram Street. Phone: 07 839 0389 or 0800 499 469

Email: waikato@carenz.co.nz

http://www.carenz.co.nz

 

ALCOHOL & DRUG COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Provider of supportive accommodation for alcohol and drug clients. Hamilton’s branch of Alcohol and Drug

community support is located at 28 Manning Street.

Phone: 07 834 2428

http://www.healthpoint.co.nz/mental-health-addictions/mental-health-addictions/alcohol-and-drug-community-support-trust

 

HEALTH LINE

Free advice from trained registered nurses 24/7.

Phone: 0800 611 116

http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/services-and-support/health-care-services/healthline

 

DEPRESSION HELPLINE

Call the helpline to talk to a trained counsellor. They are available 24 hours a day.

Phone: 0800 111 757

http://www.depression.org.nz/

 

ANXIETY SUPPORT HELPLINE

Offers instant support for people in crisis with panic attacks. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone:

0800 269 4389

24hr Phone Line

https://www.facebook.com/anxietynewzealand/

 

LIFELINE

Offers free confidential crisis and support telephone counselling and referral service. Professionally trained

volunteer counsellors and available 24/7. Phone: 0800 543 354

Email: lifelinewaikato@lifeline.co.nz

http://www.lifeline.org.nz

 

QUITLINE

Contact Quitline on 0800 778 778 or go to quit.org.nz. We will work with you to become smoke free.

https://www.facebook.com/quitlinenz/

http://www.quit.org.nz

 

HELPLINE AND SUPPORT

OUTLINE NZ

OUTLineNZ is a free, confidential telephone counselling service for the rainbow community New Zealand wide.

http://www.outline.org.nz/

https://www.facebook.com/OUTLineNZ-Nationwide-357852547618488

 

GAYNZ

www.GayNZ.com is New Zealand’s home of LGBT community news and views.

http://www.gaynz.com/

https://www.facebook.com/gaynz

 

INA (MĀORI, INDIGNEOUS & SOUTH PACIFIC) HIV & AIDS FOUNDATION

Indigenous people globally are over-represented in the HIV & AIDS epidemic. INA is an Indigenous approach to

addressing HIV and Indigenous peoples

http://www.ina.maori.nz/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/INA-Māori-Indigneous-South-Pacific-HIV-AIDS-Foundation-164209743592407

 

HUI TAKATAPUI

Hui Takatapui is the single biggest gathering for Takatapui (GLBTI) Maori from across the country and

internationally.

http://www.loveyourcondom.co.nz/our-community/people-groups/takatapui

https://www.facebook.com/Hui-Takatāpui-135249699838841/

 

KAUTE PASIFIKA

Offers culturally appropriate support to Pacific families and others. Services include advocacy and support

inareas of immigration, Housing,Family care/support, seeking employment, budgeting advice, violence

programmes. Located at 960 Victoria St, Level 1, Hamilton. Phone: 07 834 1482

http://www.aeretai.nz/providers/hamilton/

https://www.facebook.com/Kautepasifika

 

WEDDING CELEBRANTS

Hare George and Linda Wallace. Contact them for consultation.

Phone: 027 4335 303 (Hare)

Phone: 027 6985 721 (Linda)

 

UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO CULTURAL COMMITTEE

The University of Waikato Cultural Committee is an advisory committee to the Head of Marketing and

Communications and its role is to help fund university and community events, most of which are open to the

public.

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/cultural-committee/

 

ANGLICAN ACTION

Advocates for social justice. Access to Foodbank, budget advice. Social work and one to one counselling.

Supported accommodation for men, women & children. Located at 100 Morrinsville Rd, Hamilton.

Phone: 07 856 5820

http://www.anglicanaction.org.nz

 

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

Free impartial advice. Assistance in connecting with other appropriate agencies. Consumer, legal, personal and

family, budgeting and financial, health and welfare, housing, employment, educational and training, transport

and travel. Located at 55 Victoria Street Hamilton. Phone: 0800 367 222

http://www.cab.org.nz/acabnearyou/hamiltonvictoriastreetbranch

https://www.facebook.com/Citizens-Advice-Bureau-Hamilton-369884899801142/

 

CROSSLIGHT TRUST

Christian Social service offering compassion and support to the local community. Providing services which

enable individuals to discover, develop and manage their own resources for growth and wholeness. Services

include food bank, home visits counselling and advocacy. Located at 1 Johnson Street Hamilton.

Phone: 07 847 2998

Email: manager@crosslight.org.nz

http://www.crosslight.org.nz

 

BUDGETING ADVISORY TRUST

Educating and empowering people to manage household finances. Located at 87 Clarence Street Hamilton.

Hours 9.00am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday Phone: 07 838 1339

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HAMILTON EAST COMMUNITY HOUSE – WAIMARIE.

Free budgeting and legal advice, access to benefit advocacy, holiday programmes, vege co-op, room hire and

similar. Working with and on behalf of the local community and provide information and referrals. Located at

53 Wellington Street Hamilton. Phone: 07 858 3453

Welcome

https://www.facebook.com/Waimarie.Hamilton.East.Community.House

 

CENTER 401.

Mental health peer and self-help centre. A facility for past and present users of the mental health system.

Consumer owned and operated. Opportunities for recovery support, advocacy, information , recreational and

leisure activities. Located at Tristram House – 306 Tristram Street Hamilton. Phone: 07 838 0199

Email: admin@centre401.co.nz

http://centre401.co.nz/

 

ARTS FOR HEALTH

Arts and crafts for all ages and cultures who are disadvantaged due to illness, injury or disability. Located at

the Corner of Ward Street and Seddon Road, Hamilton. Phone: 07 838 2271

https://www.facebook.com/Arts-for-Health-Community-Trust-1454155411565700/

http://www.artsforhealth.co.nz/

 

RELATIONSHIP SERVICES

Confidential and affordable support for a wide range of issues. Relationship, separation and child sharing

arrangements, child and adolescent issues, anger and family violence, stress, depression, anxiety, grief/loss.

Located at 33 Harwood Street, Hamilton.

Phone: 07 839 3267

 

SALVATION ARMY

Early Childhood Education Center. Parenting programme. Support housing for families. Located at 99 London

Street, Hamilton. Phone: 07 834 7000

https://www.facebook.com/Salvation-Army-Hamilton-490534151088693/

http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz