At the heart of our services is a commitment to supporting strong, resilient families.
Our support for adults and young people is focused on building skills, resilience and self confidence.
The Community Development team develops local initiatives supporting people to come together to make positive change
Family Works supports children, young people and their families to be safe, strong and connected.
Mahi a whanau kei te tautoko nga tamaiti, taiohi me te whanau o o ratou ki te ora, ki te kaha, te kotuitui ai hoki.
Our services include social work, counselling, foodbank, emergency response, budgeting advice, parenting support, youth development and community development programmes.
Our services support:
“Hutia te rito o te harakeke, kei whea te Komako e ko? Ki ma ki ahau, he aha te mea nui o te Ao, maku e ki atu - he tangata, he tangata, he tangata.”
“Tear out the heart of the flax, where will the Bellbird sit? Ask me what is the most important thing in the world, I will tell you - it is people, it is people, it is people.”
Our values are the principles that guide the way we work with people. Family Works staff and services:
We are committed to ensuring clients of all ethnicities and cultures have access to services which are delivered in ways that are culturally inclusive, relevant, open to feedback, and continuously improving.
We are here to help you. Please call us on 03 477 7116 and talk with one of our social workers for advice, support or direction or complete this referral form.
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