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Budgeting & Family Support Services

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9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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Budgeting and Family Support Services provides free confidential help and advice to families and individuals experiencing financial difficulty and social issues. The aim of our organisation is for our whanau to become self empowered so they can go on to manage their own financial affairs and create brighter futures for their children/tamariki.

We provide confidential services and do not discuss client details or circumstances with anyone unless the client agrees in writing.

All our services are free of charge to families/whanau and individuals accessing our services however a fee does apply to business owners or organisations wanting to access our support services for their employees or workforce. 

We deliver our services from three locations, in Mangere, Otara and Tuakau.

We are dedicated to helping families and individuals achieve better lives.

We are a member of the ABC - Associated Budget Consultants network. 

Ages

5-12 years old, 13-17 years old, 18+ years old, Older adult

How do I access this service?

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Referral

Other

We are happy to accept self referrals. Call us on 09-2752266 to make an appointment.

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Service Types

Advocacy

We provide:

  • one-on-one budget advice and support
  • financial literacy education (budgeting seminars)
  • housing advocacy
  • family and individual counselling
  • Strengthening Families programme (Lead agency, Mangere)
  • healthy kai cooking classes (how to…
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Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Emergency accommodation
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Shop

Families experiencing food insecurity will be assessed re their need and in most instances a food parcel will be provided to the individual or family. 

We assist individuals and families…

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Education and training

We provide financial literacy education workshops across the community to individuals, schools, universities, prisons, on-site to local businesses and to community organisations.

We also provide redundancy to businesses needing this…

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Legal / civil services

  • Consumer rights
  • JP service

We provide monthly clinics re the following:

  • older residents clinic (delivered by Counties Manukau Age Concern)
  • hearing loss clinic (delivered by The Hearing Association Auckland)

We have an on-site Justice…

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Charges

All of our services are free of charge to families/whanau and individuals accessing our services on-site at Mangere, Otara or Tuakau, however a fee does apply to business owners or organisations wanting to access our support services for their employees, workforce or students.

Languages Spoken

Cook Islands Maori, Deaf Signing, English, Fijian, Fijian Indian, Maori, Samoan, Tongan

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

South Auckland

Contact Details

38 George Street, Tuakau

South Auckland

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We are also available via Skype (mangere.budgeting)

Budgeting & Family Support Services Tuakau
38 George Street
Tuakau
Auckland 2121

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Budgeting & Family Support Services Tuakau
38 George Street
Tuakau
Auckland 2121

Postal Address

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Shop 1&2, 46 Fairmall Mall, Otara, Auckland

59B Mahunga Drive, Mangere

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Fair Mall, Otara

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This page was last updated at 1:20PM on May 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Budgeting & Family Support Services.