Fam­ily cen­tre of ser­vices

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

Sal­va­tion Army, South Waikato Pa­cific Is­land Com­mu­nity Ser­vices and the Toko­roa Coun­cil of So­cial Ser­vices have come to­gether to sup­port the com­mu­nity.

The com­bined ser­vices pro­vide di­rect sup­port to fam­i­lies (whanau) to re­store safety and well­be­ing (mauri ora) where fam­ily vi­o­lence has oc­curred; cre­ate change needed to pre­vent fam­ily vi­o­lence from re­cur­ring; help fam­i­lies and whanau to ac­cess the ad­di­tional ser­vices they need and draw on their wider whanau and com­mu­nity to achieve longer-term change; fo­cus on ef­fec­tive, in­no­va­tive and joined-up ways of meet­ing fam­ily and whanau and com­mu­nity need; re­duce ser­vice frag­men­ta­tion, du­pli­ca­tion and gaps in front­line ser­vices.

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