When homes no longer feel safe and families break apart, it can be shattering and painful for everyone, especially children. We can help you get through tough times through counselling.
Family Works in Waitakere, based in Avondale, provides counselling and social work services and a range of group progammes for children, young people, parents/caregivers and families.
Avondale, Auckland 0600
Ph: 09 835 1288
Fax: 09 835 1488
Services available from this location:
We have trained and experienced family workers at all of our Family Works sites to walk alongside families and help them make positive, lasting changes.
Our free Strengthening Families service is a process that helps you access the services you need. Whether it's a budget advisor, social worker, doctor, teacher or other support person, we can help by bringing everyone together to discuss your family's needs and agree on what everyone will do.
We're here to support you to give your child the very best start in life. We have a free service for parents /caregivers who face challenges in parenting their babies.
Parenting is probably one of the hardest jobs around, but few people have any training for it. If you're interested in learning more about being a better parent, The Incredible Years programme could be for you.
Our trained SWiS workers partner with you, the school and communities to help your child thrive.
We're here to support parents improve their parenting skills while they are in prison, and to communicate better with their children.
Are you concerned about things your child may have seen or experienced? We provide free counselling for children and young people and their families who are affected by abuse of any kind.
We offer a Strengthening Step-families group programme to help parents understand the unique dynamics of their new family and how the changes affect each family member.
We can help you work out your finances, plan for your future and become debt-free or simply want to be smarter with your money.