Family Start

Our Family Start programme is a free and voluntary home visiting programme that provides support to expectant parents and parents of newborn and young children. 

Our focus is the health, education, safety and development of the child and supporting parents to achieve their goals.

Family Start will help:

Our workers are committed to working alongside families advocating, affirming and supporting parents in making positive choices for themselves and their children.

Read the Family Start brochure for more information.  

Referrals to Family Start can be made by healthcare professionals, community workers or parents can self refer. To make a referral or to find out more, call us on 0800 FAM CARE or 03 477 0801 or download the South Otago Family Start referral form.