Family Support

Outside Agencies Help for Families

Barnardos  Malborough

31 George Street , Ph 5786491

Barnardos provides a range of integrated support services for children and families. Family counselling, home-based social work support and one-to-one parenting programmes designed to meet individual needs.


Birthright Marlborough

25 Alfred Street, Ph 5779488

Offers support to single parents to ensure their children have the same right and privileges of all children.


Strengthening Families

Ph 5781355

Provides a way of assisting families through co-ordinated support for families who are working with two or more agencies. Involves bringing agencies and support people together to get joint solutions and a workable plan for your family.

 Lifeline Marlborough

Ph 5778668( hotline)

Providing confidential telephone counselling 24 hours, seven days a week.


Marlborough Womens' Refuge

Ph  03 5779939

Offers the Wairau Children's programme for children aged six to 16 years. This programme is to help children recover from the effects of living with violence.


Community Law Marlborough

Ph 5779919

Case workers are available  to offer information, advice and assistance with legal issues, including the rights of children, bullying and protection orders.


Children Youth and Family

5th Floor, Cavalier House, Market Street, Blenheim, Ph 0508326459

CYF works with families to protect children; promote the wellbeing of children, young people, their families and family groups.


Relationship Services Marlborough

Ph 03 578 6258

Counselling and education for parents to explore your own parenting; build positive self esteem between parents and children; develop skills of positive discipline and communication.