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Parent Mentoring Programme (Paiheretanga) 

Our Parenting Mentoring Programme (Paiheretanga) is a 4-week intensive, home-based support service.

The service

Our Parenting Mentoring Programme (Paiheretanga) is a 4-week intensive, home-based support service. It’s specifically for families and whānau who are involved with Oranga Tamariki or whose children are at risk of being referred to them.  The programme is designed to promote child wellbeing by helping families develop a more stable family and home environment.

A parent mentor provides up to 40 hours of in-home support to help with

  • positive parenting
  • home management strategies
  • education about child development
  • advocacy
  • access to community resources.

Availability and referrals

This service is available in both Whāngarei and Auckland (South). Referrals to the Auckland programme must come from Oranga Tamariki. Anyone is welcome to self-refer to the Whāngarei programme by contacting our Whāngarei-based coordinator.

Who to contact

For more information about this service, contact the coordinator in your area.

Whāngarei
E: [email protected]
P: (09) 556 0818

Auckland
E: [email protected]
P: (09) 625 3684