Non-Profit Financial Mentors

We are a FREE and confidential not-for-profit organisation dedicated to offering people advice and support to assist those experiencing financial hardship.

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Our service is currently operating under the “RED” traffic light procedures.

Masks MUST still be worn at all times while on our premises. If you do not wish to wear a mask or have a legitimate medical exemption we can offer phone or Zoom appointments.

 Vaccine Passes: From 11:59pm on 4 April 2022, there is no requirement to use My Vaccine Pass to access our services at Western Community Centre and Waimarie House.

 If you need to contact us please use the “CONTACT US” button above or email us at

If your need is URGENT please contact the MoneyTalks Helpline on 0800 345 123

How Can We Help?

Our professional team of Financial Mentors offer a completely confidential and non-judgmental service to help individuals take control of their finances build their financial capability and to successfully manage their own money.


Financial Mentoring

Our qualified Financial mentors provide more than budgeting. They provide a one-on-one service focusing on empowering people to get control of their money. They work alongside a person, their family and whānau, building trust and taking into account the complexity of their needs.


Community Education

MoneyMates support groups are based around the concept of sharing and learning together as a group.This type of approach has proven successful in both large and small communities, as seen with programmes such as Weight Watchers.


Workshops & Seminars

We offer a range of short courses and one-off seminars, webinars or workshops on any money topic your group is interested in.Courses and workshops can be tailored to meet your group’s needs.

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About Hamilton Budgeting Advisory

Hamilton Budgeting Advisory Trust was established in 1991 to help the people of Hamilton manage their finances and assist those experiencing financial hardship. We are a Not for Profit organisation and a registered charity.

All of our professional Financial Mentors are fully qualified. We work closely with FinCap and other community services to provide the best service for our clients and our community.


“I reached out to Hamilton Budgeting services seeking support for a facilitator to facilitate our Financial Budgeting Seminar and was connected with Tony. We were able to host a 3-day seminar covering major arears our target audience identified to struggled in most. We found the workshop to be very engaging and supportive and was set in a non-judgmental safe environment. Hamilton Budgeting Services were very accommodating & supportive which made it easy to plan/organize the seminar. Thank you for providing our community with a safe and supportive service.”


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To speak to one of our Financial Mentors or book an appointment


Free Phone 0800 211 211  /  Call us at 07 838 1339  /  Go to our Book Now page