Take care, be kind
Cases of community transmission of COVID-19 in Auckland mean that our region is now at Alert Level 2. We’ve made some important changes to our workplaces and programs to protect our clients, residents and staff. We’ll review these changes on Sunday 12 August. Please get in touch with us on 03 4777 115 (PSO Reception) or 03 4777 116 (Family Works) if you have any questions or concerns, we are here to help! Please scroll down this page for more details about our current services.

 

Kia Ora Koutou, Talofa Lava, Kia Orana, Malo e lelei,

This is how we will be working with you at Alert Level 2.

Family Works

  • Our Family Works locations will remain open, and will practice social distancing, as well as hand and cough hygiene
  • Face to face appointments are available
  • Volunteers can to attend, if they wish to and are in good health
  • The foodbank and group programs will continue for the time being
  • Help available includes accessing food, and low interest and no interest loans

Enliven

  • All our Enliven homes entered lockdown at midday 12 August
  • Visits are only possible in exceptional circumstances - for residents in their final stages of life, by appointment, only one visitor at a time and for a maximum for 15 minutes.
  • Video and phone visits for all residents will be available, and staff are happy to help with this
  • All volunteers will be asked not to attend from midday today and until further notice, to protect them, our residents and our staff
  • Club Enliven is being postponed

Retail

  • Our Shops will remain open, but social distancing, hand and cough hygiene must be practiced
  • Masks, screens, gloves and sanitizer will be provided for staff
  • Volunteers can to attend, if they wish to and are in good health

 

If you have an immediate concern about your mental health or that of someone you care about, remember you can call or text the government funded free and confidential counselling service on 1737 at any time (day or night) to speak to a trained counsellor.

 


Presbyterian Support Otago works for a fair, just and caring community.

Kaihapai Perehipitīriana o Otakou i mahi ai mo te tika me te hapori e manaaki ana