Catholic Family Support Service COVID-19 Level 3
Under Alert Level 3 (as of Tuesday 28th April 2020 Catholic Family Support Services BFC, BFC Plus (Financial Mentoring) and Family Support teams will continue to provide services for our clients and new clients, via, phone, zoom or other communication sources. Unfortunately, the office will remain closed to the public.
Catholic Family Support Services will continue to take referrals during this time. You can download referral forms from our website www.cfss.org.nz.
Financial Mentoring referrals please send to email@example.com
Family and Social Work referrals please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here to Help U
‘Here to help u’ is a community initiative supported by Hamilton community service providers, volunteers and funders to provide hardship and social service support to locals during COVID-19.
Catholic Family Support Service is one of the community service providers.
Hamilton residents can now access social service support during COVID-19 at their fingertips thanks to a pioneering community response website ‘heretohelpu.nz‘.
Hardship and social service support includes free assistance with food parcels, prepared meals, collection of items service, mental health support, and safe social connection.
To access this support you go to www.heretohelpu.nz at any time and submit a request for help. A support line staff member will respond to your request.
· Community Waikato Covid19 response
· There is a new Waikato Welfare Call Centre 0800 800 405 that will do needs assessments around household basic needs (food, groceries or other household goods and services).
· Healthline for free medical advice about COVID-19 0800 358 5453
· Government helpline 0800 779 997 and website https://covid19.govt.nz/
· Need to talk? Call or text 1737
· Reporting breaches of self-isolation NHCCselfisolation@health.govt.nz
· Reporting breaches of any Level 4 Alert restrictions 105.police.govt.nz
· What are essential businesses https://covid19.govt.nz/government-actions/current-covid-19-alert-level/#essential-businesses
Take Care, be kind to each other and God bless you from our CFSS Team.