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Feedback and Evaluations

We always appreciate receiving your feedback, suggestions, criticisms and hugs. It helps us develop new service ideas and ensure that our services are accessible to all people parenting alone, young people and children. Copy and paste the following link...


13 Reasons Why.

We are aware that some young people are watching the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why which is now showing a second season. The Mental Health Foundation has released some guidelines for parents that provide information in regard to discussing the graphic...


Summer Holiday Contact Information.

We are closed to the public from Wednesday 20 December at 4pm and re-open Monday 15 January at 10am.


Parenting in Sickness, Health and Poverty.

As a single parent who worked at paid employment the thing I dreaded most was my kids getting sick and then needing to prove they were sick to my employer.  The only way I could prove that a kid...

Cindy George

Social responsibility for single parents

The deaths in Ashburton of Cindy George and her three beautiful children is a tragedy.  Cindy was looking after a family house with her children when she left the car running in the garage – it is assumed that...


And You Call Yourself A Single Parent…

Source: The Huffington Post Are you a single parent? Careful how you answer. Some people are very protective of the term “single parent” and take great offense to those who throw that particular parenting label around all willy nilly....


Children of beneficiaries singled out

Source: The Daily Blog Child Poverty Action Group spokesperson Associate Professor Mike O’Brien says the children of beneficiaries are being singled out for different treatment under the government’s new welfare reforms. A background study by CPAG on benefit sanctions...

Ariane Sherine

Being a single parent is no picnic

Source: The Guardian No matter how much you love them, if women knew how hard it is to be a single parent on a low income, they might think twice about having children Ariane Sherine: ‘Motherhood is tough, especially...



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