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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Inspired to give back

11 July 2024

Caring for two children under five while fighting a custody battle and suffering from post-natal depression was an extremely stressful time for Mikayla*.

Little things making a big difference

24 June 2024

It is often the little things that can make the biggest difference.

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.