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Entertainment Book 2017-2018

Entertainment Book 2017-2018

April 26, 2017

Order your 2017-2018 Entertainment Book through Presbyterian support to receive $20,000 worth of value while supporting our services!

Job Opportunity: Family Worker

Job Opportunity: Family Worker

April 26, 2017

Apply today to join the Greater Christchurch Family Works team as a Family Worker in Selwyn, providing support for families facing complex challenges.

Kids Climbing the Walls

Kids Climbing the Walls

March 23, 2017

Darlene Purdie, a Family Works mentor co-ordinator in Marlborough has found the answer in Parkour, “the sport you do when you don’t do sports”.

  • Parenting Through Separation

    Learn parenting skills for parenting your child through a separation. More information about Parenting through Separation.

    May 5 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm at Christchurch City