CareNZ Waikato Community Services

-CareNZ offers free and confidential services for anyone who has concerns about their own or another’s use of alcohol and drugs. Our Waikato Community Services are based in Hamilton, with rural outreach services available in Matamata, Tokoroa and Putaruru. In addition, we also operate Schools Youth AOD Services out of 15 schools in the Waikato region. Appointments for all locations can be booked through our main services in Hamilton. We offer a range of supports, from assessment, screening and brief interventions to individual counselling, day programmes, group work, aftercare and family and whanau support. In a first meeting, our practitioners will assess the individual needs of a person and make suggestions for possible interventions. If people find that CareNZ can help them, we will develop an individual treatment plan with them and will also provide support for family and whanau. Appointments can be made by contacting one of our locations directly, or by completing th

Service Type

Aftercare, Assessment, Day Programme, Groups, Individual Counselling, Screening (Brief Intervention), Support Groups


Family/Whanau/Significant Other, Generic Adult



Not Catered For


Available To


Referral Method

Self, GP, Assessment Agency, Other Agency, Helpline





Therapeutic Approach


Contact Information

0800 499 469

8.30am-5.00pm, daytime & evening groups available

298 Tristram Street