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.
Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace and goodwill. Sadly though, stress can build in the holidays and overflow in family violence. Here are some ways to make sure this summer is a safe and happy time for your family.
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.
Children are affected by separation more than many parents realise, says Timothy McMichael who heads the family dispute resolution service.
Her typical day starts at 8.30am and she’s run off her feet for what is her busiest school term ever.
The 'Yeah, Nah It's Not Ok' Eastern Bay of Plenty song quest was bigger than ever in 2015.
The Yvonne Rust Gallery at the Quarry Arts Centre and Family Works Whangarei are inviting the community to attend a children’s art exhibition.
The 'Yeah, Nah It's Not Ok' Eastern Bay of Plenty Song Quest is bigger than ever this year.
Keen Kiwi bakers get baking to raise money and support Family Works continue providing services to children and their families.