Grainne Moss, head of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, notes the crucial role that Family Works plays in making children feel safe.
Ms Ssekajja urges locals: “If you want to come and have a chat and a cup of coffee we’re here for you. Come up and see us in Whakatane. Even if you just want to have a general chat about “what do I do with this...situation’. We’ll try and help in whatever way we can.”
A father and son who have found fame as musicians are the guest speakers at a special White Ribbon Day event to be held in Hamilton later this month. White Ribbon Day is an international annual event held on 25 November.
Family Works Northern has saved more than 5,000 children, and more than 5,000 parents and caregivers, from the trauma of going through the family court system with its Family Dispute Resolution Programme.
Pacific families living on the North Shore will now benefit from community-based services delivered by The Fono, Auckland’s largest Pacific-owned health provider. The Fono officially opened a new location on 1 October..
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.