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Lifewise supports families in West Auckland and the greater Auckland area. We understand that families are the cornerstone of a thriving community, and we are committed to providing a nurturing and empowering environment for them to flourish.

From social work support and whānau-led programmes to parenting courses for families, Lifewise walks alongside families on their journey, offering guidance, resources, and a supportive network.

Find out more about the full range of family services we offer.

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Community Social Work support for families

Lifewise Family Services offers social work support to meet your family’s needs.

We work respectfully with you and your whānau on your goals and plans, helping reduce stress and problem factors. Our dedication and expertise help create a supportive and inclusive environment where families can thrive and overcome obstacles they may face.

We will always treat your information with the utmost confidentiality and only talk to other family service departments with your agreement.

We offer social work support for the following:

  • Parenting
  • Advocacy
  • Budgeting
  • Family Harm

Please get in touch if you require further information on how we can support your family.


Community Social Work for whānau

Lifewise offers a range of services including:

Parenting Education
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Practical tips and specialised programmes are open to parents and caregivers no matter where you are on the parenting journey.

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Manna Whanau
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Intensive in-home support to help families stay together. We work in partnership to offer practical support for parents under stress, so you can focus on what matters most, your whānau.

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We empower, support, and provide resources for whānau who have experienced family harm to stay safe and recover.

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