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Our Community Ministries

Living Well Trust provides a variety of needed services and programmes to the community and local schools in Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki.



Our church hosts the Combined Church Food Bank that supplies emergency food parcels around the Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki region.

Youth work

Providing well-being programmes in primary schools with schools in Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki, and provides presence-based 24-7 YouthWork within Thames High School.

Drop in centre   (Open Door)


Living Well Trust operates the 305 Drop In Centre (Open Door) which provides a cheerful place with free breakfast, tea and coffee. Our pastor Chris and a team of volunteers are available to connect, discuss issues or give spiritual guidance.

Tasty Tuesday

Tuesdays 12:00PM in the Church Lounge

Living Well Trust hosts a tasty and free community lunch for anyone who wishes to attend. This is prepared by volunteers from a number of churches. A short and inspirational thought is shared and thanks is given for the food.

women's group

Join our women's group where we fellowship through crafts, knitting and warm conversations! 

About us

Team-Leader of Community: Caroline Talbot

Caroline has worked as a Director of Studies in a local language centre. She originally joined as a trustee before applying to be the Manager. She is passionate about issues of justice and loves serving people.

Team-Leader of Youth Work: Mike Wilkes

 Mike Wilkes has a passion to see young people thrive. He has dedicated over a decade to facilitating resilience programmes in Auckland, Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki.

Our Team

Living Well Trust is made up by a fantastic team of paid staff and volunteers. We employ a manager, youth workers, administrators, and cleaners.

Donate to us

We are so thankful for your generosity and support! Living Well Trust is a registered Not for Profit organisation and we gratefully accept donations.