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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Bringing Southland together for a special Christmas

8 April 2021

While Christmas for many people is a time of joy, happiness, being with family, eating plenty of good food, and celebrating, for others it is a time of stress, loneliness, or struggle.

Health and Safety specialist brings her expertise to PSS

8 April 2021

Janine Cruickshank is no stranger to working in health and safety, but while it is a familiar path, her new role at Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) is one she is relishing.

Foster Parents are one of a kind

1 March 2021

Heather and Pita Petelo became foster parents for Family Works in September 2016 and haven't looked back since.