Barnardos (Central North Island)

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.

Barnardos (Kapiti)

04 298 5975
Street address: 
15A Ngahina Street, Paraparaumu
Purpose / Services Available: Support families through stressful times and challenging circumstances. Services include home visits, listening ear, advocacy, resourcing, parenting courses, home management, relationship issues, budgeting, referrals, assessment of needs.

Family Works (Wanganui)

06 3456681
Street address: 
179 Wicksteed Street, Wanganui
Current services include: - counselling with families, couples, groups, and individuals - Family Court counselling - professional supervision; Boundaries with Kids - a 6 week parenting programme covering a balance of useful learning and ‘how to’ strategies - Free to be Me - a 12 week programme designed for adults who have experienced family violence - Boundaries-an eight week, Christian-based programme that offers women the opportunity to learn how to establish clear, healthy boundaries in relationships

Kapiti Counselling Service

04 905 8435
Street address: 
10 Weka Road, Raumati
Services Available: Counselling and therapy for individuals of all ages, couples and group facilitation, training and supervision. Low cost counselling available, sessional rates negotiable.

Kapiti Living Without Violence

04 298 1404
Street address: 
5 Sheffield Street, Paraparaumu
Purpose / Services Available: To break the cycle of violence and abuse. Programmes are available for men, women and youth. The programmes consist of group or individual sessions aimed at providing people with the skills to manage their anger and live a violent free lifestyle.

Presbyterian Support (Mid Canterbury)

03 308 5868
Email address: 
Street address: 
215 Tancred Street, Ashburton
In Ashburton, Presbyterian Support offers: Counselling; Group education for young people and their families on key issues such as relationships; Community Family Support Service: education and life skills at home or at the centre with a family worker; Youth Mentoring: adult volunteers are matched with young people to provide support to them; Family Worker in Schools: social worker working with children and families in 5 schools; Parents as First Teachers: a trained Parent Educator shares information, practical ideas and giving guidance for parents with 0 to 3 year olds; Pacific Community Liaison / Health Promoter: working with Pacific people to promote physical activities and healthy eating.


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