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.

Overcoming Barriers for Migrant Families Accessing Social Services

20 June 2024

The Southland Multicultural Trust (SMCT) has taken over the coordination and management of the Southland Migrant Settlement Network from Family Works, bringing organisations together to maximise support and positive outcomes for Southland’s migrant community.

Compassion, commitment and enthusiasm key to success

20 June 2024

Much has been achieved in the pastoral care space for the benefit of Enliven care home residents since Shirley Keen started in the role of pastoral care coordinator 18 months ago.

Wishing Diane all the best in retirement

4 June 2024

After two decades of caring for and supporting residents stalwart of Peacehaven Village, cottage coordinator Diane Braithwaite is retiring.

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