Family Works Northern is provided by Presbyterian Support Northern.
Family Works Northern builds safe, strong and connected families. Our social services help children, young people and families feel supported and included in their communities.
We offer a wide range of social services including: family counselling, parenting and children’s programmes, family violence prevention services, advocacy, family social work, social workers in schools and family dispute resolution.
We are the largest provider of Social Workers in Schools (SWiS), working with children in 134 low decile schools. We have service centres across the Upper North Island from Whangarei to Taupo.
Under 12 months, 1-4 years old, 5-12 years old, 13-17 years old, 18+ years old
How do I access this service?
Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in, Contact us
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
Abuse and violence
- Conflict resolution mediation
- Education programmes
- Family violence intervention
- Information & support
- Referral to specialist services
- Victim support
Counselling: We provide free, professional counselling for children and families who are affected by abuse. Please contact us to work out how to keep you safe.
Family Mediation: When parents…More
Education and training
- Pre-school education
- Life skills
- Skills courses
Programmes: Family Works offers a number of programmes designed to help you build a stronger family life, improve your parenting skills or overcome the effects of violence.
Social Work: Conflict, family violence and poverty are just some of the issues families can face. We have experienced family workers at all our Family Works sites to help them…More
- Parenting education
- Parent wellbeing
- Whanau support
Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need help and support?
- Support and counselling
Our parenting programmes are free to attend.
Family Works Resolution Service - Family Mediation
The first 2 stages of the family mediation service are free for everyone. Coaching and mediation meetings fees do apply based on the number of dependants and your annual income. Learn more here
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This page was last updated at 9:42AM on July 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Works Northern - Lakes.