News

Message from the General Manager, Mike Williams

I would like to acknowledge the significant contribution that my predecessor, Nicola Taylor made to the agency and the Otago community in her 15 years as Director of Anglican Family Care. I also thank the board and staff for their support as I transition into the General Manager role.

Posted: Friday March 22, 2019

Save The Date

We are planning a designer clothes fundraiser, in association with The Wardrobe, 203 King Edward Street, South Dunedin

Posted: Friday March 22, 2019

Thank you

We are extremely grateful for the funding we receive from our dedicated donors, supporters and community partners.

Posted: Thursday March 14, 2019

New Faces At Anglican Family Care

Our new Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Team, Donna and Sarah started just three days apart at the end of January.

Posted: Thursday March 14, 2019

Could You Be A Caregiver?

Do you want to help Dunedin families in need of support?

Posted: Thursday March 14, 2019

Spreading Kindness at Christmas

Shirley Mills loves to help out at Christmas

Posted: Thursday March 14, 2019

Jade Speaks Up! A New Zealand pilot programme funded by ACC for students in Year 5 to Year 8 is delivered in five low-decile Dunedin schools.

Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) is a dedicated community social work service supporting children who are experiencing issues that are affecting their performance in school and home behaviour. These include grief and loss, transitions and change, anxiety, recognising their feelings and relationships with their peers.

Posted: Monday March 4, 2019

The AFC Wish List

From time to time we are asked if there is anything specific that we need extra help with.

Posted: Monday March 4, 2019

Finding a positive way forward

One of the services we offer is Restorative Justice, which is the process of bringing together victims of crime and their offenders to discuss the impact of the crime, repair the harm and find a positive way forward.

Posted: Thursday November 22, 2018

Introducing new members of our Restorative Justice Otago team

We've recently welcomed Maree McDonald, Kate Gilmore and Felicity Sutherland to the team. Find out about them and what they enjoy about restorative justice work.

Posted: Thursday November 22, 2018

A Social Worker with a Mission

Tribute to former Anglican Family Care Board Member Danetta Viviane Stringer (above, right) who passed away earlier this year, written by Mere Montgomery (MSW).

Posted: Thursday November 22, 2018

Change at the helm

Nicola Taylor, who has been the Director of Anglican Family Care for the past 15 years, is retiring on 14 December, 2018.

Posted: Tuesday November 6, 2018

Anglican Family Care is having its first ever street appeal - can you help?

The appeal will take place on Friday 16 November from noon until 5pm.

Posted: Monday October 15, 2018

2018-19 Annual Report published

Read the highlights of our work around Otago communities in the last year in our 2017-18 Annual Report.

Posted: Tuesday October 2, 2018

Meet Dayle Ingram, social worker

Read about how Dayle "stumbled" into social work after being an electrician for seven years.

Posted: Monday August 13, 2018

Caregiver retires after 20 years

Congratulations to Heather, who has retired from her role as a caregiver for children being supported by Anglican Family Care.

Posted: Tuesday August 7, 2018

Spring Clothes Sale Fundraiser

Come along to our Spring Clothes Sale Fundraiser and freshen up your wardrobe for spring!

Posted: Wednesday August 1, 2018

Generosity abounds!

We have been humbled by the generosity of Otago people in response to our request for warm clothes for babies this winter.

Posted: Friday July 6, 2018

Music concert fundraiser 2018

Thank you to everyone who came along to our 2018 music concert fundraiser!

Posted: Monday June 18, 2018

Message from the Director

Welcome to our Winter 2018 newsletter!

Posted: Tuesday May 29, 2018