We’ve helped children and families flourish

Every day we work with children and families to help them make positive, lasting changes. Read about some of our clients’ journeys.

Rezkah’s Story

Rezkah suffers from serious medical conditions and is often in and out of hospital. As he can’t support himself, he’s been evicted a few times for failing to pay rent. He has no family here.

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Wilson's Painting

Wilson’s Story

Find out how a Family Worker used art sessions to help Wilson* express his emotions and heal from his trauma.

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Molly’s story

Molly's* husband was violent and like so many women in abusive relationships, she found it difficult to find a way out.

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Gemma’s story

Gemma’s children showed signs of deep emotional scars from witnessing their father’s violence. Even when he was in prison, they were still terrified.

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Ashleigh’s story

The elderly woman and her husband both had health problems and were finding it hard to cope with the 9-year-old’s challenging behaviour.

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Timmy’s story

With the help of a family worker, Timmy learned to express and manage his feelings through a sand tray and play therapy.

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Kaylee’s story

Kaylee’s story is not unusual. Many young people at secondary school are at risk of harm from family violence or abuse or been left to their own devices.

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Marci’s story

Marci first contacted the Family Works Resolution Service when she wanted to alter the child care arrangements she and her ex-husband had in place.

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Nicola’s story

Being locked out of the house in the cold was just another episode in a violent household. Nicola’s two children had already seen too much.

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Tanya’s story

Tanya hit rock bottom after a series of crises and failed relationships. She found it hard to look after herself, let alone her young son.

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