How we can help

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Strengthening Families

This service is for families who need some help to get back on track. Franklin Family Support Services' Strengthening Families meetings are about getting everyone around the same table. We want to be the fence at the top of the cliff, rather than the ambulance at the bottom.

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Social Work

Our social work service can assist you with:

Supportive Counselling, Care and Protection of Children, Grief, Trauma, Stress and Anxiety, Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse, Suicide, Sexual Violation, WINZ services, Terminal Illness, Housing New Zealand, Death, Strengthening Families Facilitation, Adoption, Drug and Alcohol, Conflict Resolution, Family/Carer Issues.

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Counseling

Counselling can assist with:

Grief, Anxiety, Stress, Parenting, Relationships, Abuse, Depression, Family issues, Children who have witnessed Violence. Click here for more information.

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Family Finance

Franklin Family Support Services' Family Finances team aims to help families find security in handling their own financial affairs through the development of good money management skills.

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Transport

If you need to attend a medical appointment but are having difficulty with transport, we operate a system which may entitle you to a free or subsidised return trip. Click here for more information

Legal Services

Free Legal Clinic Fortnightly:
Every alternate Wednesday between 4-5pm Franklin Family Support Services is able to offer you a free appointment of up to 15 minutes with a local lawyer.

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Parenting Through Separation:

A four hour Parenting Through Separation Programme is available free of charge, to help minimize the damage and trauma caused to children, when parents go their separate ways.

Incredible Years Parenting Programme:

We offer free Incredible Years 14 week parenting programmes for parents of 3 - 8 year olds in both Pukekohe and Papakura,

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Early Years Service HUB

The Early Years service hub provides a central point where families with children from pre-birth can access a range of services to 6 years, expecting to improve social, health and educational outcomes for these children.

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Heartland Services

Face to Face Government Services for rural communitie

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