Rainbow Youth has been helping out queer & gender diverse youth for 26 years! Know who you are, be who
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.
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
Youthline is here to support you through the tough times and the good! For advice or a chat check out the
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Work with one-parent families offering parental support, advocacy, educational and peer support groups.
Professional counselling service.
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
CAMBRIDGE FAMILY THERAPY CENTER
Children, youth, teens, family issues, parenting, coaching couples, individuals. Located at 56 Queen St,
Cambridge. Phone: 07 827 6060
Family Planning is a New Zealand organization promoting Positive Sexual Health. Located at 240 Tristram
Street Hamilton. Phone: 07 839 4061
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 –
Located at 2 Dawson Street, Hamilton.
Phone: 0800 457 146
PARENT TO PARENT
Helps strengthen the family unit by empowering and supporting parents. Located 8 Liverpool Street, Hamilton.
Phone: 0508 236 236
IMMIGRANT RESOURCE CENTER
Support Refugee families with resettlement in Hamilton. Located at 46G Boundary Road, Hamilton.
Phone: 07 853 2195
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
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!
HAMILTON SEXUAL HEALTH
Hours 8am – 4. 30pm Monday to Friday. Located at 3 Ohaupo Road, Hamilton. Phone: 07 839 8732
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)
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
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
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
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
Free advice from trained registered nurses 24/7.
Phone: 0800 611 116
Call the helpline to talk to a trained counsellor. They are available 24 hours a day.
Phone: 0800 111 757
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
Offers free confidential crisis and support telephone counselling and referral service. Professionally trained
volunteer counsellors and available 24/7. Phone: 0800 543 354
Contact Quitline on 0800 778 778 or go to quit.org.nz. We will work with you to become smoke free.
HELPLINE AND SUPPORT
OUTLineNZ is a free, confidential telephone counselling service for the rainbow community New Zealand wide.
www.GayNZ.com is New Zealand’s home of LGBT community news and views.
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
Hui Takatapui is the single biggest gathering for Takatapui (GLBTI) Maori from across the country and
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Early Childhood Education Center. Parenting programme. Support housing for families. Located at 99 London
Street, Hamilton. Phone: 07 834 7000