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Family workers in schools and kindergartens


Help for you and your child

Family Workers in Schools and Kindergartens is a Family Works initiative to give help and support to children in some schools and kindergartens throughout the upper South Island.

Our Family Workers may work with you as a parent, counsel your child one-to-one, or support your child in ways better suited to meet their needs.


How we help

You can refer yourself to our Family Worker in Schools and Kindergartens service. It is free. Contact us if you are worried about:

  • Your child’s emotional wellbeing
  • Things that may be preventing your child from learning and enjoying school or kindergarten
  • How well you are parenting your child
  • Your child’s relationships within the family

What we do

Our Family Workers are qualified professionals who can help in many ways.

Emotional support and a listening ear

A neutral advocate for your child

Someone to talk to in confidence

Where to start

Contact your child's school to see if they offer this service. Alternatively, contact us today and one of our team will be in touch as soon as we can.

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