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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H&J Smith Supporting Families at Christmas

22 December 2016

More than 140 Invercargill children will be unwrapping special gifts on Christmas Day, thanks to the generosity of H&J Smith shoppers and the store itself. 

Community generosity supports Southland families at Christmas

19 December 2016

Fifty Christmas food parcels will be heading out of the Family Works door this week on the December 22, and delivered into the homes of Southland families.

A Decade as a Big Buddy

11 October 2016

Big Buddies have been acknowledged for their ongoing and lengthy commitment to the Buddy Programme.