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Corporate Social Responsibility Theme of Business Lunch

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 5:39 pm | Family Help Trust

In its eighth successful year, Food for Thought - the Cuningham Taylor Business Lunch will feature a new line-up of speakers to compliment the return of sponsor firm Cuningham Taylor Law. More >>

Two Big Election Names – Economically Speaking

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:45 pm | Family Help Trust

A unique opportunity for the Canterbury business community to hear the latest views and news on the economy will take place on Thursday 4 September at Food for Thought: The Cuningham Taylor Business Lunch , held in the Silks Lounge, Addington Raceway ... More >>

Banning abusers from parenthood is an unnecessary step

Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 3:54 pm | Family Help Trust

A Christchurch-based charity dedicated to preventing child abuse says the government should fully consider and invest in alternatives before implementing measures to ban abusive or neglectful parents from having children. More >>

Business generosity unaffected by quake

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 1:33 pm | Family Help Trust

If bookings for a charity lunch next week are a reliable indicator, Canterbury business is holding firm against the effects of the 4 September earthquake. More >>

Prime Minister’s child abuse comments welcomed

Thursday, 25 June 2009, 2:07 pm | Family Help Trust

A charity that specialises in tackling child abuse has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment to do something about what has been widely described as ‘New Zealand’s greatest shame.’ Libby Robins, director of the Family Help Trust, which works with ... More >>

Need for more effective child abuse prevention

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 1:05 pm | Family Help Trust

Reports that Child, Youth and Family took one newborn child into its care, on average, every five and a half days during 2008 underlines the need for more effective ways of protecting our most vulnerable children, says a charity that specialises in tackling ... More >>

Nia Glassie case poses challenge to new government

Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 12:54 pm | Family Help Trust

The Nia Glassie case highlights the need for intensive early intervention services targeting families at the highest level of risk, says a family violence expert. More >>

Support for Government Announcement

Wednesday, 13 February 2008, 10:07 am | Family Help Trust

An organisation which operates child abuse-prevention services for high-risk families in Christchurch is giving the government the thumbs-up for a new funding announcement. More >>

Queuing Up For Artist Brad Bannan

Thursday, 27 September 2007, 5:13 pm | Family Help Trust

Bannan is best-known for his Sea Series of works, which fit his belief a piece of art should entertain and amuse the eye. He is predominantly self-taught and has been interested in creating art from an early age. His eye for detail and interest in ... More >>

Art With Heart Supports Local Charity

Friday, 21 September 2007, 11:34 am | Family Help Trust

Some of Canterbury’s most recognised and emerging artists are joining forces to support an exhibition and auction to benefit Christchurch’s most at-risk families. More >>

Prison art raises more than $30,000 for families

Tuesday, 8 May 2007, 1:52 pm | Family Help Trust

Artworks created by Canterbury prisoners as part of a Department of Corrections rehabilitation programme, have raised more than $30,000 for the Family Help Trust - an agency committed to helping the children of at-risk families in Canterbury. More >>

A Big Night Out … In Prison

Thursday, 26 April 2007, 11:05 am | Family Help Trust

The next time your friends ask “What are you doing next Friday night?”, you could respond with “ Paying to go to prison”. You’ll be talking about a rare opportunity on 4 May to go into jail empty-handed and leave a few hours later with ... More >>

Prison Artists Helping Families

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 12:09 am | Family Help Trust

A collection of 140 high-quality art works with a different story will soon go under the auctioneer’s hammer on the outskirts of Christchurch. The drawings, paintings, sculptures and carvings have been produced over the past six months by 80 inmates ... More >>

Child Protection Agency Supports Judges Comments

Wednesday, 23 August 2006, 5:26 pm | Family Help Trust

The Family Help Trust is backing comments made by Principal Youth Court Judge, Andrew Becroft and Youth lobby group Great Potentials chief executive Lesley Max. More >>

NZ’s Appalling Child Abuse Figures

Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 4:13 pm | Family Help Trust

A Christchurch based child support agency for high risk families is welcoming the Government’s announcement that a working group is to review the findings of a ministerial task force which has been looking at child abuse. More >>

Stop Child Abuse Before It Happens

Monday, 19 June 2006, 2:38 pm | Family Help Trust

Calls to treat reported abuse more seriously are being questioned by one Christchurch child support agency. Family Help Trust Chairperson, Sally Thompson, says anything to help reduce our woeful child abuse record is welcome however prevention is the ... More >>

Christchurch Agency Applauds Announcement

Wednesday, 10 May 2006, 4:18 pm | Family Help Trust

One of the country's leading support agencies for at risk children is welcoming today’s announcement by the Child Youth and Family Services Minister, Ruth Dyson. More >>

Early Intervention Key to Stemming Family Violence

Tuesday, 28 March 2006, 10:01 am | Family Help Trust

Get in while children are very young, work with parents within the family and change the home environment for the better. More >>

Break the cycle of violence

Wednesday, 8 March 2006, 9:32 am | Family Help Trust

There needs to be more focus on the barrier at the top of the cliff rather than the ambulance at the bottom. More >>

Cautious Support for Child Commissioner's Proposal

Wednesday, 25 January 2006, 12:18 am | Family Help Trust

"It's definitely worth looking at." That today from Christchurch based child support agency, The Family Help Trust. More >>

 

 

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