YouthGrow impresses local MP28 February 2017
Dunedin North MP David Clark spent a Friday morning at YouthGrow and was very impressed with what he found.
Carolyn is ready to chat28 February 2017
New year, new face! We are very pleased to introduce Carolyn Sims as Presbyterian Support Otago’s new Supporter Liaison.
Bowling them over in Oamaru9 February 2017
Every Monday afternoon the Iona Chapel, Iona care home Oamaru, is full of noise.
Step back in time for Vintage Month3 February 2017
Are you, or is someone you know, an avid vintage shopper? For the month of March we transform Shop on Carroll into a 1930s vintage store.
Helping each other, learning together26 January 2017
As children head back to school for 2017 we’re opening the doors to begin a number of Presbyterian Support Family Works programmes that will run for this year.
The Linen Lady makes her mark25 January 2017
In just four short years the generosity of one lady and her TradeMe account has meant our Family Works food bank has received just shy of $23,000.
Books to brighten a day20 January 2017
On a Wednesday afternoon Miriam Vollweiler finishes work early. It’s not so that she can head home to put her feet up. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.
A little time makes a big difference18 January 2017
Meet Georgia Crutchley. Georgia lives in Balclutha and has volunteered as an Adult Buddy with the Family Works Buddy Programme for the last six months.
Get your tickets for the Taieri Gorge Rail Walk - Sunday 7th May 201715 January 2017
Our Family Works Youth Buddy Programme is thrilled to be named as the recipient for the Taieri Gorge Rail Walk 2017. Tickets are $59 per person and must be booked prior to the day.
Merry Christmas from Presbyterian Support Otago16 December 2016
It's been a busy, fulfilling and inspiring year for Presbyterian Support Otago staff and volunteers.
Managing your money over Christmas2 December 2016
The holiday period can be a great family time, but it can be very stressful.
Countdown to Christmas28 November 2016
Every family looks forward to Christmas. It is a time of joy, togetherness and celebration.
Are you a little bit good?28 November 2016
Thank you to everyone who signs up as a Family Works Guardian Angel this Christmas.
Let’s Pack the bus together25 November 2016
Huge thanks to The Breeze Dunedin who are partnering with us in the lead up to Christmas with the fantastic Pack The Bus initiative!
Blooming success at YouthGrow25 November 2016
YouthGrow is one of Family Works’ most successful programmes.
New Financial Capability training service25 November 2016
Presbyterian Support Otago’s Family Works service was recently awarded a government contract to provide budgeting and financial literacy training at locations across Otago.
Aspiring Enliven Care Centre Opens25 November 2016
On 3 October, our newest care home’s residents moved in. Slowly at first, new residents began to arrive.