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Presbyterian Support East Coast opposing family violence

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:18 pm | Presbyterian Support

New Zealand has the fifth worst child abuse record out of 31 OECD Countries, and family violence costs every man, woman and child in New Zealand $1833 every year. All Andrew has ever known is family violence. Andrew lives in fear. Every day he ... More >>

Silent protest against family violence

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 3:10 pm | Presbyterian Support

Two Auckland churches are imploring members of the public to plant white ribbons in their grounds from 23 to 25 November in a silent protest against family violence. More >>

Talented teens sing to promote a violence-free message

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 10:30 am | Presbyterian Support

Talented teens sing to promote a violence-free message. An opportunity to artistically raise awareness against violence More >>

Sergeant Canny recruits food army for foodbank

Monday, 4 August 2014, 2:50 pm | Presbyterian Support

An animated food army is leading an urgent appeal for donations to the Presbyterian Support Northern Foodbank. A one-minute video features “Sergeant Canny” who is recruiting food for an army that will fight hunger in Auckland communities. The animation ... More >>

Presbyterian Support to deliver family dispute resolution

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 2:36 pm | Presbyterian Support

Presbyterian Support Northern (PSN) has been appointed by the Ministry of Justice to provide family dispute resolution services (FDR) on behalf of the Family Court following significant changes announced in September 2013. More >>

‘Tis The Season To Give

Friday, 20 December 2013, 12:01 pm | Presbyterian Support

It is that time of year when the Presbyterian Support Northern (PSN) Foodbank resembles Santa’s Workshop. December is one of the busiest months for PSN Foodbank, with over 300 food parcel requests. More >>

Women’s integration support launched to curb reoffending

Monday, 14 October 2013, 11:55 am | Presbyterian Support

New services aiming to reintegrate short term female offenders back into the community to reduce re-offending by 25 percent by 2017 start today at the Auckland Region women’s Correction Facility. This follows an initial launch on Oct 14 at Christchurch Women’s ... More >>

Working with Abuse within Families

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 11:51 am | Presbyterian Support

Working with Abuse within Families is a unique one-day symposium for professionals working with children and families who have experienced abuse. Family Works, Brainwave Trust, Child Matters and Shine have collectively organized this symposium - 16 October, ... More >>

Breaking Isolation for Aged Adults

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 12:07 pm | Presbyterian Support

The first anniversary of Presbyterian Support Northern's new Hillcrest Enliven Day Programme highlights the demand for activities for older adults who live in the community but have become socially isolated. More >>

New Appointment - Presbyterian Support Northern

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 5:23 pm | Presbyterian Support

Daniel Barthow has been appointed Presbyterian Support Northern General Manager, Communications and Fundraising. He brings a wealth of not-for-profit knowledge and experience to Presbyterian Support Northern and is passionate about seeing lives ... More >>

PSS welcomes Government attention to dementia needs

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 11:43 am | Presbyterian Support

Presbyterian Support is pleased to note that in announcing an additional $70m allocated to aged care and dementia services in its Budget, the Government acknowledges the coming tidal wave of senior citizens. In the next 15 years the number of New Zealanders ... More >>

Children Get Lift with Social Workers in Schools (SWiS)

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 12:35 pm | Presbyterian Support

Opening speaker at next month’s (April 29, 30) NZ SWiS Conference, Australian Dr. Doris Testa Lecturer Academic Leader, Victoria University says school social workers’ greatly enhance the social, emotional, and personal wellbeing of primary school aged ... More >>

Wilderness Hutt Gifted to Ngāti Wai

Thursday, 7 February 2013, 5:36 pm | Presbyterian Support

An 18 month search for someone to take over a Wilderness Hut and use it for Youth and whanau, has been concluded. More >>

What Do You Do after An Accident And Have No Home Help?

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 9:12 am | Presbyterian Support

Enliven, Presbyterian Support Northern (casing the upper north island) is pleased to be one of six providers, to win the ACC tender of home and community based care for accident rehabilitation – this new service is called Maximising Independence. More >>

From Trauma to Business as Usual

Monday, 14 March 2011, 9:16 am | Presbyterian Support

Since February 22, many Christchurch and Canterbury staff of Presbyterian Support Upper South Island have been deployed to support the co-ordinated response to the earthquake. They have been working in Christchurch with the families of those killed ... More >>

Charity wins workplace safety award

Friday, 3 December 2010, 2:43 pm | Presbyterian Support

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island has won the ACC Workplace Safety Award at the 2010 Champion Canterbury awards. The award recognises businesses that have developed exemplary workplace safety systems and procedures. More >>

Agreement recognises Family Works support

Friday, 16 April 2010, 11:08 am | Presbyterian Support

An agreement signed between the Ministry of Social Development and Presbyterian Support New Zealand today focuses on delivering the best results for children and families in need of support. More >>

Celebrating 100 Years Of Working In The Community

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 12:25 pm | Presbyterian Support

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island celebrates its centenary on December 4, 2008. A not-for-profit profit social service organisation working for a just society, PSUSI is one of seven independent regions that make up Presbyterian Support New Zealand. ... More >>

Reduction in Poverty Figures Welcome News

Thursday, 3 July 2008, 2:39 pm | Presbyterian Support

A Government announcement today that there are fewer Kiwi families technically in poverty has been described as a welcome first step by Presbyterian Support New Zealand. More >>

Volunteers hear from the top for Volunteer Week

Monday, 9 June 2008, 10:26 am | Presbyterian Support

Many community groups and organizations could not function if it wasn’t for their volunteers and it’s important their work is valued and recognized. More >>