It’s a sad fact that family violence increases over the Christmas holidays, but only a quarter of incidents are reported to the police. If you see, hear or suspect that someone you know is being hurt – don’t ignore it.
Our budgeting services are underfund. Many people in our communities are facing extremely difficult financial times. As they struggle with day to day complex problems.
Words can simply be too hard to say. For some children who are unable to express their concerns art and sand tray play therapy are the best way to vocalise their situations.
Many women on release from prison lack the basics that enable them to reconnect with family or community services. Practical help can make a big difference to their wellbeing.
Young families in some of the most deprived areas across our northern region are now flourishing with extra Family Works support alongside health care.
Imagine not being able to feed your family properly. For some this is due to extreme financial circumstances. At the emergency Foodbank we see the impact of poverty every day.
Aucklanders are invited to “put a stake in the ground” against family violence this November 24 and to fill in a giant White Ribbon that will be located in Britomart’s Takutai Square from Noon.
Find out how a Family Worker used art sessions to help Wilson* express his emotions and heal from his trauma.