News

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

How you can help this winter

Winter has well and truly arrived! If you would like to help Otago families in need during this tough time of year, here are some ideas:

Posted: Tuesday May 29, 2018

Family Start

Providing support to expectant parents and parents of newborn and young children

Posted: Monday May 28, 2018

"It’s all about having my worker’s support."

Hannah* from North Otago talked to us about how our Family Start programme for babies and their parents has helped her through tough times.

Posted: Monday May 28, 2018

Grant to support Central Otago services for families.

Anglican Family Care is very grateful to receive a grant from the Central Lakes Trust for the 2018/19 year.

Posted: Monday April 30, 2018

St Columba's fundraiser

Members of St Columba's Church in Wanaka held a stall on 15th April to raise funds for Anglican Family Care.

Posted: Sunday April 15, 2018

Music concert fundraiser

Please join us for a warming winter evening of choirs, candles and hot chocolate!

Posted: Friday April 6, 2018

Winners at The Warehouse!

Thank you to everyone in North Otago who voted for us at The Warehouse in Oamaru.

Posted: Tuesday March 27, 2018

"I felt as though I couldn’t cope with what was happening any longer.”

Jo and her husband, who are raising two of their grandchildren and an adopted child in South Otago, were recently referred to Anglican Family Care for support.

Posted: Wednesday March 7, 2018