Hope, Self-determination and Courage | How Family Start Helped Monica and Harry

Family Start is a home-visiting programme that focuses on improving children's growth and health, learning and relationships, family circumstances, environment and safety. It helps whānau who are struggling with challenges or problems that may make it harder for them to care for their baby or young child.

Posted: Monday May 1, 2023

Yes! I Would Like to Make A Difference to Otago Whānau

Every year we support more than 2,200 tamariki across Otago. Your donation means we can provide parents and caregivers with positive choices to build a better future for their babies, children, and young people.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Restorative Justice

We provide Restorative Justice services to the Dunedin and Alexandra courts. This community-based justice programme offers victims of a crime an opportunity to participate in a process to address the harm done, with referrals received through the courts or the Police Diversion Scheme.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Supporters' Lunch

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Supporters' Lunch in March

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Family Start Book List

Through our parenting programme, we focus on improving literacy within whānau as well as utilising reading to develop a love of learning for tamariki

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Support in North Otago

Our friends at Network Waitaki donated food and gifts to our Family Start team in Oamaru at Christmas

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Family Start | At Your Place, At Your Pace

Feeling lost or anxious about how to care for your unborn or new baby?

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Ngā Mihi Nui (thank you very much)

We have received some wonderful donations from our community and would like to take this opportunity to thank you.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Honouring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future

Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated our 50th anniversary with a special dinner at Selwyn College in November last year.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Tēnā Koutou Katoa

Over the last few months, we have been busy refreshing our Community Connect newsletter, we do hope you enjoy the new look and reading about our recent activities since my last update.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Children's Day in Dunedin

Whānau Workers Bushie and Sarah shared heuristic play with whānau at the recent Children's Day event held at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Kia Ora E Te Whānau

At Anglican Family Care, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and have made changes in our offices to support our environmental sustainability.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Everyday people doing extraordinary things | Become A Caregiver

We are seeking to expand our caregiver team and provide opportunities for Dunedin whānau to recharge their batteries and look after themselves

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Meet our South Otago Team Leader, Katherine

Recently, we had a new face join us in our South Otago kapa (team), so we asked Katherine to tell us a bit about herself.

Posted: Sunday April 30, 2023

Caregivers Urgently Needed for Tamariki

Anglican Family Care is a social services agency that has served Otago tamariki and their whānau since 1970. Our purpose is to provide social and therapeutic support to whānau from diverse backgrounds, to restore wellbeing and enhance their social resiliency. The whānau and tamariki we support are often experiencing challenging circumstances, such as neglect, isolation, substance abuse, mental or physical health issues, poverty, or family violence.

Posted: Sunday March 5, 2023

A Journey Through Parenting

Brooke first heard about Family Start through her partner at the time, who was receiving support from the programme delivered by Anglican Family Care.

Posted: Sunday February 5, 2023

Help our team support whānau this Christmas

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2022

Honour The Past, Celebrate The Present, Embrace The Future Celebrating 50 Years Of Service To The Community

Since our humble beginnings in 1970, Anglican Family Care has delivered a range of restorative, social and therapeutic services in Otago to tamariki and their whānau who are facing difficulties.

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2022

Meri Kirihimete

Have a safe Christmas and holiday period

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2022

Thank You!

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our supporters who have helped us throughout the year. We wish you all a festive Christmas and look forward to reconnecting safely in 2023.

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2022