Family Works in the community across Otago29 May 2019
Our Family Works team has approximately 50 employees, and over 160 volunteers, focused on supporting positive change, strong families and healthy communities.
Walking the Taieri track to support Youth Workers29 May 2019
Over 400 keen walkers arrived at Dunedin Railway Station on Sunday, 5 May 2019, ready for a day exploring the gorge.
Foodbank donation from school competition29 May 2019
Our Family Works foodbank in Dunedin was delighted to receive a very generous donation from Otago Boys' High School.
Changes to our Board Chair and Chief Executive29 May 2019
Unfortunately, Michael Parker (above left) will not be returning as Chief Executive at Presbyterian Support Otago, and recruitment for a Chief Executive is underway.
Registered nurses join our team29 May 2019
Presbyterian Support Otago signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Southern District Health Board in April to pilot an Older People’s Health Nursing Development Programme.
Volunteers in the spotlight29 May 2019
Did you know that almost half of our team – over 600 people – are volunteers? They contribute thousands of hours every month to support our cause.
Be the reason someone smiles today28 May 2019
Where did the last six months go? It’s June and officially winter. We are gearing up for our annual Octacan event on 20 June.
New 'PowerStation' to be launched21 May 2019
Tonight, the recently-formed Tāngata Moana Komiti and Presbyterian Support Otago will launch a new ‘PowerStation’ as part of the Pāsifika PowerUP Flexplus programme.
Madeleine named award winner15 May 2019
We were pleased to join the Southern District Health Board and Otago Polytechnic to celebrate the Otago Nursing Excellence Awards this week.
Board Chair and Chief Executive changes at Presbyterian Support Otago7 May 2019
Tim Mepham (pictured) has been elected as Board Chair at Presbyterian Support Otago, following the recent resignation by outgoing chair David Richardson.
Easter / ANZAC hours 201918 April 2019
Easter / ANZAC hours Open days and times for Presbyterian Support Otago locations over Easter and ANZAC Day are listed below, along with contact number if you need to get in...
Presbyterian Support Otago welcomes SDHB Registered Nurses into our teams16 April 2019
Presbyterian Support Otago was very pleased to sign a Memorandum of Understanding this week with the Southern District Health Board, to pilot an Older People’s Health Nursing Development Programme.
Increase costs puts demand on Otago families25 February 2019
For some families, even on two incomes, the challenge of meeting rental and utility costs is becoming more difficult as the cost of living increases faster than incomes.
Lifelong benefits of a Buddy25 February 2019
The Buddy Programme, run by Family Works, is focused on providing emotional and social support to children (Young Buddies) matched with trained volunteers (Adult Buddies).
Build a bike25 February 2019
An exciting opportunity was presented to Family Works to partner with STIHL and engage in a community initiative as a team building session during their corporate conference held in Dunedin...