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ACROSS Te Kotahitanga O te Wairua

Telephone: 
06 356 7486
Email address: 
Street address: 
302 Church Street, Palmerston North
ACROSS is an Anglican, Catholic and Community Support service providing social work, counselling and foster care services to families. This includes: Communication skills; Parenting plans and individualised parenting strategies; Individual, couple and family counselling; Individual and group work with children; Linking you to other helping services; Supporting grandparents raising grandchildren.

Anglican Family Care (Central Otago)

Telephone: 
(03) 448 8228
Email address: 
Street address: 
16a Brandon Street, Alexandra 9340
In Central Otago, Anglican Family Care provides Home-based Family Support. This is working alongside families in their own homes on issues such as: Parenting skills and child management; Increasing parent knowledge of their children's needs; Building on families' strengths and developing parents' self-confidence; Informing parents and encouraging their use of community resources and support networks. It also provides Counselling: For individuals, couples and families, focusing on issues of concern to them.

ASK - A Safe Kapiti

Telephone: 
(04) 297 3142
Email address: 
Street address: 
18 Seaview Road, Paraparaumu
Purpose / Services Available: To support young people and families at risk through the provision of strength based family support services. Community based social work, both individual and/or family work, with school age children and young people in response to behavioural and/or social issues. Referrals can be made by schools, agencies or family members. Co-ordination of collaborative interagency work with families through the Strengthening Families process. The Trust incorporates the Kapiti Family Violence Initiative.

Barnados (Central North Island)

Telephone: 
06 358 9429
Street address: 
160 Grey Street, Palmerston North
Among its other programmes, this Barnardos offers Family Start, which is a one-to-one service developed for families under stress. Support workers visit the families in their own homes to help them develop skills in parenting, family relationships, household management, budgeting and how to use community resources.

Barnados (Wanganui)

Telephone: 
(06) 348 2091
Street address: 
31 Niblett Street, Wanganui
Services offered: - KidStart (06) 348 2092 - Children’s Supervised Contact - "All About Me" programmes for children and their parents/caregivers - Parents as First Teachers (PAFT) (home visiting for first three years of a child’s life) (06) 348 2094 - Free Parenting through Separation courses

Barnados (Wellington)

Telephone: 
(04) 385 7560
Email address: 
Street address: 
181 Vivian St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Barnardos support services help: - Families under stress or in crisis - Sole-parent families - Children and young people who are at-risk from abuse or neglect, or who are distressed or disadvantaged - People wanting information about issues relating to families and services for families.

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