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Today

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Pillars provides a wraparound service for children and whānau of prisoners i.e. Family/Whānau support on issues pertaining to the whānau and a mentoring programme i.e. one on one mentoring.

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Walk in

Make an appointment

Referral

Contact us

  • Phone
  • Pillars Website
  • Pillars Helpline

Charges

Free Programme

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat - Sun Closed
Public Holidays Closed

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Canterbury Anniversary (15 Nov).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

- Referrals to agencies re: conflict resolution mediation - Refer to local counselling services - Advocacy

  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services

- Referrals to agencies re: conflict resolution mediation
- Refer to local counselling services
- Advocacy

Advocacy

Pillars will advocate on behalf of whanau – Government statutory agencies, courts, lawyers, prison systems, probation, non-government agencies

Pillars will advocate on behalf of whānau – Government statutory agencies, courts, lawyers, prison systems, probation, non-government agencies

Community Connection

Local agencies are aware of our service and referrals can be made through them

Local agencies are aware of our service and referrals can be made through them

Education and training

Work in collaboration with local education departments to provide the best possible outcomes for children.

Work in collaboration with local education departments to provide the best possible outcomes for children.

Employment support

We do not support whanau with employment issues but will encourage them to seek employment or training.

We do not support whānau with employment issues but will encourage them to seek employment or training.

Pregnancy and parenting

- Will refer to Parenting courses - Will support Parent Wellbeing

  • Whānau support
  • Dads

- Will refer to Parenting courses
- Will support Parent Wellbeing

Social work

- All of the above is deemed Social work support - Mentoring programme: one on one mentoring for children of prisoners - Quarterly Network meetings for local agencies government and non-government

- All of the above is deemed Social work support
- Mentoring programme: one on one mentoring for children of prisoners
- Quarterly Network meetings for local agencies government and non-government

Budgeting and help with debt

- Referral to budgeting agencies

- Referral to budgeting agencies

Kaupapa Māori
Pacific People
Social services crisis assessment

Additional Details

Phone

Region

Canterbury, East Auckland, South Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 1:36PM on November 27, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Pillars Inc..