Anglican Family Care

Anglican Family Care works alongside whānau to achieve positive outcomes for their children and to help whānau recognise their own strengths and resources.

They provide intensive homebased services to whānau with infants and children in Dunedin, South Otago, Central Otago, Queenstown Lakes and North Otago. The primary focus is on improving the safety and wellbeing, social, health and educational outcomes for children of whānau where there are often multiple and complex needs.

Anglican Family Care is also approved to provide a parenting programme that covers the required modules for the Youth Service Parenting Programmes, and is an approved provider of services to Children and Families under sections 403 and 396 of the Oranga Tamariki Act.

Anglican Family Care parenting programmes:

  • Family Start - Dunedin, North Otago, Central Otago, Queenstown Lakes and South Otago

    Family Start is an intensive home visiting programme that focuses on improving the developmental, health, social and educational outcomes for babies/infants/young children. Referrals can be made from when a mother is pregnant up until 1 year. Whānau can work with Family Start for up to five years.

    Family Start helps whānau who are struggling with challenges or problems that impact on the care and healthy development of their baby. The Parenting resource is delivered to whānau.

  • Homebased Family Support - Dunedin, South Otago, Central Otago

    Homebased Family Support is an intensive home visiting programme for whānau with children up to the age of 17 who are at risk of poor outcomes and/or where there are concerns about their safety and wellbeing.

    This programme focuses on providing positive parenting education and behaviour management alongside supporting the goals of each whānau towards providing improved outcomes for their children.

  • Family Centred Service - South Otago

    Intensive homebased service for whānau who are experiencing family violence by identifying, utilising and creating the wider community networks that will support whanau to decrease the occurrence of family harm.

  • Therapeutic Services - Dunedin

    • Adult counselling for whānau who have children in their care (brief intervention)
    • Play therapy
  • Social Workers in Schools - Dunedin

    Social workers based in Bathgate Park, Carisbrooke, Concord, Brockville, Pine Hill and the Kura Kaupapa.

  • Restorative Justice - Dunedin, South Otago and Central Otago

    Ministry of Justice contract that seeks to address the harm caused to victims of crime via a facilitated conference with the offender.