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Big Buddy is an organisation matching adult male mentors with boys who have no fathers in their lives. They work with the simple philosophy that boys need good male role models to become good men. Unfortunately, many boys do not have a father or other male role model. Big Buddy finds these boys a male mentor, fostering a long-term relationship similar to that of a good uncle.
Birthright Kapiti works with single parent families on the Kapiti Coast, whose youngest child is under 16 years and who choose to be part of our services. We have fieldworkers who work with families in a professional and holistic manner. Birthright Kapiti embraces the community we live and believes that it takes a village to raise a child. We like to give our families the tools to enable them to seek out resources in the future. We will walk along side you during this journey.
Birthright Otaki works with single parent families in the Otaki area to facilitate the growth of confidence, skills and resilience within the family unit and its individual members.
Bounty is a free informational website for new parents and expectant parents, providing online information about your pregnancy, new born or toddler. Use our pregnancy calendar to find out all you need to know about the week by week stages of your pregnancy, or find info on what to expect in your babies first days, through to how to prepare for the toddler years! As well as information on the website, Bounty provides free educational resources and free product sample packs, available free of charge from your Healthcare Professional (that’s your Midwife ...
Early Buds was created to support parents with premature babies. They offer a fantastic free "Prem Pack" to parents with a baby currently in the NICU or SCBU.
Foster Hope is a registered charity in New Zealand which provides the basics for children going into foster care. Are you aware that many foster children arrive at their new placements with nothing but the clothes on their backs or with their belongings in a black rubbish sack? Let’s change this!
We are a non-profit Charitable Trust, based in New Zealand, established to support Grandparents who are raising Grandchildren.
Supporting parents and families with twins or more in the Kapiti, Porirua and Tawa areas.
A great source of information exchange, mutual support and advice.
A voluntary not-for-profit organisation that supports and informs women who choose to breastfeed their babies.
Helping Grow Great Families. Ngahina Family Centre is a place where families can come. Our desire to help the families of the Kapiti Coast grow to become great families - to move beyond their current life to a better one, a new beginning. We provide a range of services, programmes and resources aimed at enriching families on the Kapiti Coast.
Free Parenting Helpline (0800 568 856) Call us for professional and supportive advice on any parenting issues. Our Helpline is available from 9am-11pm 7 days a week.
Kapiti Plunket Clinic in Otaki
Kapiti Plunket Clinic in Paraparaumu
FREE courses aimed at supporting parents in their parenting role throughout the different stages of their child's development.
S.K.I.P is a fabulous resource for parents providing strategies for dealing with under 5s.
Wherever you are on your journey, The Parenting Place has ideas and solutions to help and encourage.