Family Works is here to support children, young people and their families, through challenging times in their life.

We all need help from time to time and Family Works offers a range of social services, from counselling and social work support, through to buddy and parenting programmes.

Services are confidential, free of charge and available no matter what your gender, religion or background may be. 

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Celebrating 20-Years of the Family Works Buddy Programme

14 November 2019

We were proud to celebrate over twenty years of the Family Works Buddy Programme in 2018 by having a special evening of celebrations with more than sixty people from the Presbyterian Support Southland Trust board members to past and present Big and Little Buddies.

Family Works Together to Build a Bike

29 August 2019

Earlier this year, Family Works were approached by Doug Kamo, Managing Director of a corporate team building company called DKCM, to take part in a charity Build a Bike event with Foodstuffs South Island. This opportunity allowed seventeen excited children aged between 7-12 years to take part in team building activities.

Times and Tales of Allison Home

13 August 2019

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth. Robert Southey