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

We know that often whaanau are the best people to identify their own needs.  By walking alongside we can support development, growth and independence through mana enhancing practice.

We believe using an holistic approach to address complex needs is better achieved when whaanau/ are empowered to restore the mauri in their pursuit to whaanau ora. (Pohatu & Pohatu 2011)

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Counselling can assist with:

Grief, Anxiety, Stress, Parenting, Relationships, Abuse, Depression, Family issues, Children who have witnessed Violence. 

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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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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.

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Heartland Services

Face to Face Government Services for rural communitie

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