As New Zealand’s second oldest charity, our services provide measurable change to ensure all children are safe, cherished and their potential is nurtured. 

Nā te raranga te kete tuatinitini e waihanga hei tiaki i ngā taonga e kawea Through weaving many strands a basket is formed to protect what's within

Mā wai rā te tautoko nei

Who we help

Pēpi
From Newborn to 4 years, 70 children are supported annually via our Parenting Programmes Live-In, Link & Learn.
Tamariki
From age 4 to 12 years, 500 children receive support through our child therapy and whānau safety services annually.
Rangatahi
From age 13 to 18 years, 100 young people receive support through our child therapy and Te hononga programmes annually.
Whānau
We create strong, resilient families through parenting programmes, child therapy and whānau safety.
Te Whakahihikotanga

Why we help

The need for family-focused, holistic, evidence-based services such as ours, is well documented:

  • Police in Canterbury receive a domestic violence call out every four minutes
  • Nearly half the people living in women’s refuges in Aotearoa are children
  • New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rate in the developed world

Thanks to our partners