Our vision is a community where all people can make the most of their strengths and feel included, valued and safe.

Working in Southland, New Zealand we provide support to older people through Enliven and support for children, young people and their families through Family Works. 

Enliven services include retirement living, residential aged care and community support. Family Works offers a range of social services, from counselling and social work support, through to buddy and parenting programmes.

Top Marks for Vickery Court

30 November 2017

Vickery Court has received the maximum possible length of audit certification, along with exceptional recognition in two key areas.

Thirty Years of Care Work – and Still Going

28 November 2017

When Leslie Speden took on her first job, at age 17, at the Gore children’s home Inglenook, she never imagined a 30 year career in aged care – albeit for the same organisation – awaited.

Buddies Positive for Each Other

28 November 2017

Dorothy* is a grandmother who lives alone. Sam* is a 9-year-old boy. While the pair are an unlikely duo, through the Buddy Programme, coordinated by Family Works, the two have formed a powerful alliance.

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