Strengthening Families

The Strengthening Families Process supports whaanau by bringing together all the  supporting services and those who could be supporting them.

SF recognises that family's under pressure struggle to access the services that can help them, and dealing with multiple services can be very stressful.

SF is a simple and effective way to pull together the support that already exists for the family.


Common issues family ask help for:

- Parenting Skills/Child management issues
- Child or Young Persons behaviour
- Child or Young Persons physical health or disability
- Family's financial situation/budget management/debt
- Truancy/non-attendance at school
- Mental Health Issues
- Family relationships


Contact your local Franklin Co-ordinator:

Suzanne Edwards

Office: 09 238 6233

Work Mobile: 027 444 5173