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Family Works, Upper South Island

Family Works is the Family and Youth Services division of Presbyterian Support Upper South Island.

Family Works are a not-for-profit social service agency, working to make a lasting difference to the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our community. Services are available to all people in need regardless of their beliefs.

Family Works' staff work alongside families and children supporting them to make a lasting difference in their lives. They provide services that are time generous and strongly based on restoring people's sense of optimism and connection with others.

Family Works offer a range of services and programmes from community-based service centres in Ashburton, Christchurch, Rangiora, Nelson, Blenheim and Greymouth, and from schools and community centres throughout the Upper South Island and Christchurch, including Linwood service centre and Campbell centre.

Family Works' services include:

  • Counselling and Social Work
  • Group Learning programmes
  • Family Workers in Schools
  • Mentoring-a buddy style programme.
  • Kinect: a residential and educational facility for young unsupported mothers
  • Kinect: a support group for young unsupported mothers
  • Kinect : a supported accommodation service for young people and female ex-prisoners
  • Youth Services for young people and youth parents who receive Government financial assistance
  • The Campbell Centre offers a comprehensive range of services for families, young people and parents, offering counselling, social work, mentoring, and group learning programmes.

Issues covered include parenting, depression, anxiety, communication issues, self-esteem, anger management , parenting through separation , Family Dispute Resolution and promoting stronger families.

http://www.familyworksuppersouth.org.nz/
 

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Contact details

Canterbury
The Trevor Wilson Centre
Address: 215 Tancred St, Ashburton, 7700
Phone: (03) 308 5868
Fax: (03) 308 0312
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri
Postal: PO Box 581, Ashburton, 7740
Email: Send a message[email protected]
West Coast
Greymouth
Address: 8 Frickleton St, Greymouth 7805
Phone: (03) 768 7158
Fax: (03) 768 7158
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri
Postal: PO Box 536, Greymouth, 7840
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Canterbury
Phillipstown
Address: Unit 1, 433 St Asaph Street, Christchurch 8011
Phone: (03) 365 0341
Fax: (03) 381 5226
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri
Postal: PO Box 13171, Christchurch 8141
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Canterbury
The Ngawi Thompson Centre
Address: 258 High St, Rangiora 7740
Phone: (03) 313 8588
Fax: (03) 313 7424
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri
Postal: PO Box 665, Rangiora 7400
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Canterbury
The Christchurch Centre
Address: 44 Bealey Ave, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013
Phone: (03) 366 5472
Fax: (03) 379 6235
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri
Postal: PO Box 13171, Christchurch 8141
Email: Send a message[email protected]
Entry criteria
Open wait list
Cost
Cost applies
Languages
English