News

Bequest thankfully received

Anglican Family Care was very grateful to receive a bequest in the will of Dunedin woman Josephine Weipers earlier this year. Josephine was an active member of St Peter’s Church in Caversham.

Posted: Tuesday March 6, 2018

Director's newsletter message: Autumn 2018

Welcome to our Autumn 2018 newsletter. This edition focuses on Otago’s rural communities and the support our team can offer families and children during tough times.

Posted: Tuesday March 6, 2018

Meet Vicki McDermott, Team Leader for Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes.

“What I like most about my job is being a witness to incredible stories of change and hope."

Posted: Monday March 5, 2018

Grant received to support children and families in South Otago 

We are extremely grateful to The Trusts Community Foundation for a substantial grant to support our work with South Otago families in need. 

Posted: Tuesday February 13, 2018

Children's Day Out 2018 

This year Children's Day Out will take place on Sunday 4th March to mark Children's Day New Zealand.

Posted: Tuesday February 13, 2018

Bendigo Valley Foundation grant and a significant donation enable purchase of tablets 

We are thrilled to have received funds towards the purchase of five tablets for social workers to use when they visit clients at home. 

Posted: Friday January 12, 2018

Fun and free things to do with kids this summer

Having fun over the holidays with kids doesn't have to be expensive, whatever the weather may bring!

Posted: Tuesday November 28, 2017

About Family Start

This nationally recognised programme helps families who are struggling with challenges that may make it harder for them to care for their baby or young child.

Posted: Tuesday November 28, 2017

"I’m finally able to enjoy life."

We talked to Jodi, a Family Start client, about the support the programme and her whānau worker have provided.

Posted: Tuesday November 28, 2017

"No matter what happened to my family, my whānau worker was there to support me."

Charles, a father of one son, signed up to Family Start without any idea of how much of a valuable start it would give his family. 

Posted: Tuesday November 28, 2017

Summer 2017 newsletter - message from the Director 

We are excited to release our latest newsletter featuring the work of Family Start. 

Posted: Tuesday November 28, 2017

This week is International Restorative Justice Week

International Restorative Justice Week is happening from 19 to 26 November 2017. We offer restorative justice in Otago through the Ministry of Justice.

Posted: Sunday November 19, 2017

Spaces available in our Dunedin Family Start programme

We currently have availability in our Family Start programme. 

Posted: Monday November 6, 2017

Thank you to the ANZ Staff Foundation!

We are very grateful to the ANZ Staff Foundation for their recent grant of $3,200 towards our counselling and play therapy services.

Posted: Monday November 6, 2017

 2016-17 Annual Report published

Read about our work supporting Otago families from 1 July 2016 until 30 June 2017. 

Posted: Wednesday November 1, 2017

Could you be a caregiver?

Do you want to help Dunedin families in need of support? We are looking for caregivers to provide emergency, short-term and/or respite care for children.

Posted: Thursday September 14, 2017

Help us to help our community

We need your support to reach vulnerable children and families in rural areas of Otago.

Posted: Monday August 21, 2017

Our achievements in the last 12 months 

We are delighted to publish this summary of our work with Otago families from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Posted: Thursday August 10, 2017

Expansion of services

Anglican Family Care expands support services for vulnerable Otago children and families.

Posted: Monday July 31, 2017

Restorative Justice

Raewyn Macfie, the Restorative Justice Otago Coordinator, describes the service and how it restores the harm done to victims of crime.

Posted: Wednesday July 12, 2017