Hardship Support

Hardship Support

Auckland City Mission

  • Telephone 09 303 9200
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  • Address 140 Hobson Street, Auckland
  • Postal Address 140 Hobson Street, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The Auckland City Mission is helping people in desperate need by providing excellent integrated services and effective advocacy. Auckland City Mission offers hope to individuals and families who may be experiencing a temporary setback or a long-term problem that needs expert attention, and have no-one else to turn to. The Mission provides immediate assistance, such as food, clothing and bedding, and staff work with individuals or families to find workable, long-term solutions to the issues they face.

Auckland Community Law Centre (ACLC)

  • Telephone 09 377 9449
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  • Address Tasman Building, Level 2, 16-22 Anzac Avenue, Auckland Central
  • Postal Address Tasman Building, Level 2, 16-22 Anzac Avenue, Auckland Central
  • Regions Served North Shore, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Not-for-profit generalist community law centre providing legal advice, legal assistance and legal education/information to people with insufficient means to pay for a lawyer.

Beneficiaries Advocacy & Information Service (BAIS)

  • Telephone 09 444 9543
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  • Address Glenfield Community Centre @ cnr Glenfield Road & Bentley Ave
  • Postal Address Glenfield Community Centre @ cnr Glenfield Road & Bentley Ave
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
BAIS provides free, independent, professional information and advocacy to beneficiaries and low income families on their financial entitlements with WINZ and IRD. BAIS assists clients to address their financial issues and provide a connected pathway to wider community support to empower people to improve their long term family/whanua well being.

Browns Bay Presbyterian Church (St Cuthbert's)

  • Telephone 09 478 2441
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  • Address 45 Anzac Road, Browns Bay, North Shore 0630
  • Postal Address 45 Anzac Road, Browns Bay, North Shore 0630
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Foodbank for the Browns Bay & Torbay area only Referrals must be from WINZ or CAB. Also provide a family centre community hall Youth Group and Mainly Music All welcome

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

  • Telephone 050 822 7111
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  • Address 55 Hugo Johnston Dr, Penrose.
  • Postal Address 55 Hugo Johnston Dr, Penrose.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
CAP have a high success rate in getting clients debt free. This is achieved through the provision of a wide range of specialised financial services, personal support and ongoing education. CAP also provides focused support groups to address the underlying causes of unmanageable debt - unemployment, addiction and life skills. CAP offers hope and solutions to people struggling with debt.

Combined Beneficiaries Union

  • Telephone 09 376 4760
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  • Address 147-153 Great North Road, Newton, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address 147-153 Great North Road, Newton, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Provides advocacy and support services for those on benefits, ACC and low income Advocates take cases through the Review and Appeal Courts of Income Support, ACC and other Government agencies Providing advocacy services since 1979 Personal grievance and advocacy also provided Service is free Service is available Auckland-wide and nationwide

Helensville/Waimauku Family Budgeting Service

  • Telephone 09 4207740
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  • Address The Library, 4A Commercial Road, Helensville
  • Postal Address The Library, 4A Commercial Road, Helensville
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Budgeting service as well as a foodbank. Supporting people in need in our community.

Housing New Zealand Corporation

  • Telephone 0800 801 601
  • Address Aon Building, 4 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna
  • Postal Address Aon Building, 4 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna (North Shore)
     6 Alderman Drive, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Housing New Zealand provides New Zealanders on low income or with special housing needs, including migrants and refugees, with access to good quality, affordable homes. There is a process where applicants must attend 'Options & Advice' seminars. Contact for the Rodney area is through the Takapuna office. Henderson & New Lynn offices cover the Waitakere region.

North Harbour Budgeting Services Inc. (NHBS Inc.)

  • Telephone 09 448 5655 or 08001259158
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  • Address 3 William Laurie Pl, Lion Foundation House, Albany
  • Postal Address 3 William Laurie Pl, Lion Foundation House, Rm 12, Level 2, Albany
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
North Harbour Budgeting Service Inc.offer free, confidential one to one budgeting advice with trained Budget Advisers and can assist with any personal financial problem or query. Community Educators are available to provide Budgeting Seminars to any local business, club or organisation covering general Budgeting topics or specific presentations tailored to your needs for staff, members or clients.

Pillars Inc.

  • Telephone 0508 745 5277 or 09 262 2639
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  • Address 6A Jackconway Ave, Manakau
  • Postal Address 6A Jackconway Ave, Manakau
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Pillars provides support services for children of prisoners and their families/whanau during the sentence and up to 12 months after release of their parent from prison. Services include: Children's Mentoring Programme for 5-16 years. Homebased support for national helpline service. CYF approved service. Provides a nationwide helpline 0508 PILLARS (0508 745 5277)

Stepsforward Inc

  • Telephone 09 424 4014
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  • Address 575 Whangaparaoa Road Whangaparaoa
  • Postal Address 575 Whangaparaoa Road Whangaparaoa
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Free home support, Social Work and Financial budget assistance to families/whanau, providing targeted, effective early intervention services. Empowering and strengthening families to work towards sustainable solutions. Co-ordination of Strengthening Families Programme.

The Chris Pine Foundation

  • Telephone 09 448 1346
  • Address Unit 5a / 331 Rosedale Road, Albany
  • Postal Address Unit 5a / 331 Rosedale Road, Albany (North Shore)
     8 Moana Ave, Orewa (Rodney)
     124 Hobsonville Road, Hobsonville (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
The Chris Pine Foundation provides free dentures to those in the community who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford them. Full dentures only.

The Salvation Army (Hardship Support)

  • Telephone 09 441 2554 (North Shore), 09 426 0239 (Rodney) or 09 837 4471 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 4 Kaipatiki Road, Glenfield 0629
  • Postal Address 4 Kaipatiki Road, Glenfield 0629 (North Shore)
     32-34 Greenview Lane, Red Beach, Auckland 0932 (Rodney)
     7-9 View Road, Henderson, Waitakere, Auckland 0612 (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Children and Family social work Counselling Advocacy, referral, court support services Emergency food and clothing Financial Mentoring Positive Life Skills Programme Family stores

Waitemata Community Law Service

  • Telephone 0800 529 463 or 09 835 2130
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  • Address 1 Trading Place, Henderson, Waitakere
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Waitemata Community Law Service provide free legal help to people on low incomes.

Water Utility Consumer Assistance Trust (WUCAT)

  • Telephone 0800 625 8176 or 09 625 8176
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Providing relief to Watercare customers who are struggling to pay their bills. Information and assistance on ways to reduce water usage and other conservation measures.

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