Below are services that are available to our local community:

Cambridge Lifeskills

Cambridge Lifeskills provides support for you and your family. Our mission is to support children during these stressful and uncertain times. This includes offering parents our support in terms of how to best respond to their children’s needs consistently over this time.

www.cambridgelifeskills.co.nz
facebook.com/cambridgelifeskills

Cambridge Community House

During the COVID-19 outbreak we are continuing as an essential service.
We are here to provide opportunities for growth and learning. We aim to walk alongside people and support them to manage the challenges they are experiencing.
• Budgeting • Counselling • Family Violence • Alcohol and Drugs - We're here to help.
All appointments will be by phone/video. Please phone us on 07 827 5402
www.camcomhouse.org.nz

Violence Free Waipa

We are committed to ending Family Violence in Cambridge and Te Awamutu.  We stand together to say “Enough is Enough” – this violence has to end.
www.violencefreewaipa.org.nz
facebook.com/violencefreewaipa

Community Law Waikato

For legal help call 0800 529 482 or email reception@clwaikato.org.nz, Monday to Thursday 9-3 and Friday 9-1.
Or feel free to pop in and say hello - Level 2/109 Anglesea Street, Hamilton 3204
Our phones may be busy so please leave a message and one of our team will call you back.
www.clwaikato.org.nz
facebook.com/CommunityLawWaikato

Asian Family Services

Asian Family Services has let us know that they are a service available to any members of the Asian community who might be feeling distressed and anxious. They have a team of qualified counsellors and social workers who speak English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese and are available to help. 
The Asian Helpline is open from 9 am to 8:30 pm, Monday to Friday.  Anyone wishing to talk to a counsellor or feeling distressed or anxious can call the Asian Helpline on 0800 862 342.
For more information, please visit: www.asianfamilyservices.nz

NZ Red Cross

NZ Red Cross offers training on how to help yourselves and your loved ones cope through these unprecedented times. Below is a 4-part video series with the training:
Part 1: What PFA is and isn't and who it's for within Psychosocial Support.
Part 2: Learn: Learning distress responses and the affects on the body.
Part 3: The five essential elements and Look in action.
Part 4: Listen with active listening and Link. Consider your Wellbeing.
You can also download the Psychological First Aid during Covid-19 Guide.

For more information, please go to: Red Cross NZ - Looking after yourself and Others

Help us bring JOY to Cambridge

We are so happy to announce that AOK is officially a registered charity! This has not been an easy process but means we will be able to make an even bigger impact.

We would like to thank all of our amazing volunteers. Whether it's putting together a care package, planting a tree or being part of the AOK team - we appreciate every minute of your time.

Join us for more acts of kindness

Donate your kit

Collect any sports gear your kids no longer use. If it only needs a tidy to be back in match condition, you can donate it!

All sports gear, which is received in a good condition, will be thoroughly cleaned and sorted and sent to kids who need it by KidsCan.

If you want to know a little more visit: 

Mental Health Foundation

Aotearoa has shown that when we come together, we can achieve remarkable things. We got to zero cases through acting together, let's help all of us to get through this recovery together.
Please remember that you’re not alone - there are lots of people who are feeling just like you are. Together, we will get through this.
We’ll be on your TV, your radio, your social media, in your supermarkets and your pharmacies whenever we can. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – we’ll be there every day, getting through together. 

Waipa District Council

Rates Relief
Waipā District Council has announced a series of rates relief measures – including lower penalty charges and changes to penalty remissions - to help ratepayers struggling financially as a result of Covid-19.
WDC Covid-19 Info:Waipa DC Covid-19 Info
Rates Relief visit: www.waipadc.govt
facebook.com/WaipaDistrictCouncil

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce

The local Chamber of Commerce has a range of information on their website, and also Facebook page to help support local businesses.
There are some great webinars to be watched with helpful advice:
www.cambridgechamber.co.nz
facebook.com/TLCambridge

Te Waka

Waikato’s regional economic development agency. 
As part of the Government to response to COVID-19 they have announced a $4million regional support package for SMEs which will be delivered using the Regional Business Partners Network.
Te Waka’s Business Growth Team will deliver this programme with the support of the service provider network, regional organisations and district councils.   
If you’re a business owner and need to speak to one of our business advisors, call us on 07 857 0538 or visit: www.tewaka.nz

Local newspapers

Local newspapers have been deemed as non-essential, however they’re still publishing, online!