Enjoy your children
Be confident and proud
Get more parenting skills
Manage children’s difficult behaviour
Understand how your children thrive
Understand your own feelings and behaviour
Stop violent and abusive behaviour
We are alway here to listen.
You can ring between 8.30 am and 5.00 pm Monday to Friday or come into our office at Suite 10, 236 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui.
Be visited at home by a social worker to work together on any problems you and your children are having, step by step. The stress could be about health, disabilities, trauma from violence and abuse, grief, addictions, learning difficulties, relationship breakdowns, money, or other things.
Especially for young people who have started their families, or have a baby on the way. Confidential information and advice, social work support (as above).
Our programmes are normally delivered in weekly daytime and evening group sessions. Our team is great at building a safe and supportive environment for Mums and Dads and other caregivers to discuss their concerns, practice new strategies, support one another and appreciate they are not alone in their parenting challenges.
A learning and support group, developed by Jigsaw Whanganui, for parents and caregivers of pre-teens and teens. It provides ways for us to explore and discover how we can parent alongside our tamariki and children as they grow through their teen years.
It aims to build skills and confidence in areas such as:
A therapeutic group for mothers who are experiencing intense anger and other emotions and are worried about taking it out on their children.
The programme provides a safe space to explore:
An extensively researched programme that supports parents/caregivers to enjoy the social and emotional development of their children and tamariki aged 3-8 years.
It aims to provide practical skills to build our confidence in areas such as:
A learning and support group for whānau caring for tamariki and children 0-12 years that draws on the unique wisdoms of Aotearoa. It provides space for whānau to share experiences and weave these together with a resource packed with stories and practical strategies. Resource developed by Parenting Place NZ
The group will explore:
Our Kaimahi are very happy to meet with you to discuss how our groups could work for you, please call or email Jigsaw Whanganui to arrange.
Jigsaw Whanganui provides a school-based community social work service to whanau and families in several lower decile kura and schools in Rangitīkei and Whanganui. The SWiS service provides whānau and families with immediate advice and support as well as more intensive home-based support where stress is adversely affecting the children.
You can download our Request for Service form here.
You can contact us the way you feel the most comfortable.
Suite 10, 236 Victoria Avenue,Whanganui