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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A Decade as a Big Buddy

11 October 2016

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

Commendation for Family Works Volunteers

6 October 2016

The hard work and effort of Family Works volunteers has been recognised with a Commendation at the Trustpower Invercargill/Southland Community Awards.

Buddy Programme on Tour

6 August 2016

Big and Little Buddies from the Invercargill Buddy Programme enjoyed a day in the Catlins as their mid-winter function, complete with tour commentary, museum visits and a chance to make a splash in the rock pools.