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STRIVE Community Trust

Social Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


STRIVE Community Trust is recognised by government as a “High Trust Provider” of quality social service programmes and is contracted by the Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Youth Development, Family and Community Services and the Tertiary Education Commission to provide integrated services and programmes that provide realistic options and practical support for families. 

STRIVE programmes strengthen the existing supports in families and the community by engaging in inter-agency partnerships to maximise outcomes and offer clients key social services that encourage total wellbeing of all family members in the areas of:

  • Financial management
  • Physical, mental and spiritual health
  • Whanau support
  • Health Promotion
  • Youth Development
  • Employment
  • Transition emergency housing
"To bring together key people who have the passion for and commitment to proactively work towards assisting whanau achieve “Total Wellbeing”


Under 12 months, 1-4 years old, 5-12 years old, 13-17 years old, 18+ years old, Older adult

How do I access this service?

Walk in, Make an appointment, Referral, Contact us


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Service Types

Abuse and violence

  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups


Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Emergency accommodation
  • Food
  • Housing

Cultural support

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Education and training

  • Life skills
  • Skills courses

Social work

  • Crisis assessment


  • Whanau support
  • Dads

Supporting financial independence

Kaupapa Māori


We are a free service, but welcome any donations or funding.

Languages Spoken

English, Niuean, Samoan, Tongan, Cook Islands Maori, Maori

Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

197 Montgomerie Road, Airport Oaks

South Auckland

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294 Massey Road, Auckland

South Auckland

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253 Buckland Road, Auckland

South Auckland

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366 Massey Road, Auckland

South Auckland

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This page was last updated at 3:29PM on August 6, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by STRIVE Community Trust.