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Franklin Family Support Services

Social Service


9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


Franklin Family Support Trust is dedicated to providing quality services and support to assist families or individual members in the Franklin region. It currently offers family finance advice, counselling, abuse prevention programmes, social work service, strengthening families meetings, transport to medical or hospital appointments, and an extensive information and advice service.

All our services are provided in Pukekohe and are available to people living in Waiuku, Awhitu, Pollock, Kohekohe, Tuakau,. Buckland, Bombay, Pokeno, Kaiaua, Meremere and Port Waikato. 


Under 12 months, 1-4 years old, 5-12 years old, 13-17 years old, 18+ years old, Older adult

How do I access this service?

Walk in, Make an appointment, Referral


9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Service Types

Abuse and violence

  • Care and protection
  • Counselling
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services

We provide services to families and whanau that:

  • restore safety and wellbeing/Mauri ora, where family violence has occurred or is at risk of occurring
  • create longer term change needed to…



Our social work service can help with advocacy services with other government agencies and services.

Education and training

  • Incredible Years 3 – 8 Parenting Programme
  • Mellow Parenting for parents with children under 5
  • Moneymates Budgeting courses

Legal / civil services

  • Legal advice
  • JP service

Legal Clinics: Every Wednesday between 3-4pm booked through 09 238 6233 OR Alternate Tuesdays booked through 09 274 4966.

Justice of the peace: Mondays, Wednesdays AND Fridays between 11.30am – 1.30pm…


Social work

Our social work service can assist you with:
Supportive Counselling, Care and Protection of Children, Grief, Trauma, Stress and Anxiety, Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse, Suicide, Sexual Violation, WINZ services, Terminal…



We give you the tools to solve issues and reach decisions, work through loss and grief, put to rest concerns, resolve past trauma, anxiety, depression and anger.


We can provide transport to your medical appointments. Subsidies may be available. Please book at least 24 hours working days ahead.

Budgeting & Financial Literacy

We provide one on one consulting as well as workshops to help you manage your finances, reduce debt and plan for a debt free future.

StepUP no interest loans are…



  • Parenting education
  • Parent wellbeing
  • Incredible Years 3 – 8 Parenting Programme
  • Mellow Parenting for parents with children under 5

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The Franklin Family Support Services (FFSS) is a charitable organisation and most of our services are available free of charge.

Languages Spoken

English, Maori

Wheelchair Access



South Auckland

Contact Details

82 Manukau Road, Pukekohe

South Auckland

82 Manukau Road
Pukekohe 2120

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Street Address

82 Manukau Road
Pukekohe 2120

Postal Address

PO Box 907
Pukekohe 2340

This page was last updated at 10:53AM on October 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Franklin Family Support Services.