Strengthening Families

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Strengthening Families is dedicated to helping whanau and families connect with the support services and agencies they need. This could be anything from working with a budget advisor, truancy officer or social worker, to a medical specialist, counsellor or teacher. The different organisations will work together to help develop a plan of action that best suits your family or whanau. The aim is to shift the focus from crisis intervention, giving you the support right when you need it, before any difficult situations get worse.

What sort of help do the families need?
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 What sort of help do the families need?

The most common issues that families ask for help with include:

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childChild behaviour





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Child or teenager physical health or disability





help seaMental health issues





money pig PMThe Families financial situation/ budget management, or debt problems





schoolIssues at school





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Family relationships





Would you like to receive more information?

Strengthening Families is free and 100% voluntary. If your family needs support from two or more services or agencies, please get in touch with Sylvie, our Strengthening Families Co-ordinator.



Contact Sylvie: (09) 441 8989 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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