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Pastoral Field Worker
We provide support in our community in the following ways;

  • Health education and activities for all age groups
  • Health counselling to discuss health needs, offer advice, referral, or assistance as needed
  • Liason with other health professionals to provide appropriate health care, as required
  • Providing support to Carers and through visits to people of any age, in their home or residence
  • Prayer and Pastoral Support as requested, aiming to sustain spiritual growth and healing

To get more information on these services, please contact the office on +64 7 838 0375 or by email

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is an international debt counselling charity with its Head Office in Auckland and a growing network of centres throughout New Zealand, like Hamilton Central Baptist Church.

Thousands of families have already been released from the pressure of debt through a combination of advice, finanical education, budgeting and insolvency services.

CAP's unique and non-judgemental approach means people are supported every step out of debt and into financial freedom.

For more inforamtion or to see if CAP is a solution for you please go to the CAP website or call free on 0508 227 111.

Te Whanau Putahi
Te Whanau Putahi (TWP) which means Family Centre, is a Christian Social Service Agency reaching out to the community of Fairfield. They provide the community with a toy library, kids clubs, a youth drop-in centre, Respite Care Childcare Centre, literacy programmes, councellors, craft mornings, and they are part of the Hamilton Combined Christian Foodbank. 

For more details about Te Whanau Putahi, please contact them on +64 7 855 0990.

Oxford Street Community Church 
Oxford Street Community Church (OSSC) is part of Te Whanau Putahi and their Sunday Service is held at 12:00pm, followed by a meal (at a small cost).

Chris Bradley is the Pastor of the Oxford Street Community Church.
TWP and OSCC were birthed from Hamilton Central Baptist Church in 1997, and became independent in November 2002. Central Baptist continues to support them in a variety of ways.

For more details about Oxford Street Community Church, please contact them on +64 7 855 0990.

Men's Night Shelter Trust
We have a relationship with and support the Men's Night Shelter Trust located at 59 Rostrevor Street, which provides temporary emergency accomodation for men.

Hamilton Combined Christian Foodbank
We have a relationship with and support the Hamilton Combined Christian Foodbank, which provides food for people in financial need who, regardless of their ethnicity, religious belief, gender or relational status, are referred by the participating churches and social service agencies. For more information please contact them on +64 7 856 2521.