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Catholic Family Support Services


This agency based in Hamilton offering intensive home based support services for families in need, in Hamilton, Ngaruawahia, Cambridge, Huntly and surrounding districts.


To offer intensive support to empower families to take control of their lives. Founded on the fundamental belief in the potential of people, and a deep commitment to people’s right to self-determination. The aim is to strengthen families’ capacity to nurture children and function well for all members, to integrate fragmented services and make them accessible to families, to encourage and enable families to solve their own problems and to provide an advocacy service for clients.


The organization has key operative policies and procedures in place. These, as well as a three year business plan, have been put in place by Catholic Family Support Services.


1. To provide parenting education

2. To deal with health, physical, emotional and behavioural issues of children.

3. To provide support and protection to assist in preventing neglect, abuse or exploitation of children and/or adults

4. To provide strategies to help family members communicate more effectively.

5. To provide skills in home management, planning routines, cleaning, shopping, cooking, laundry, meal preparation

6. To provide training in money management, budgeting

7. To link and access fragmented community resources

8. To provide supervised access.

9. To provide private home support

10. To advocate for clients where there has been an injustice.


Catholic Family Support Services
Te Ara Hou
100 Morrinsville Road
PO Box 24010
Hamilton 3253

Phone: 07 856 3760


100 Morrinsville Rd