Leading counselling service, Lifeline, has been thrown a lifeline by Presbyterian Support Northern (PSN), which has committed 18 months of operational support while looking to also help solve Lifeline’s long-term funding issues.
The Justice Panel speaks to Shine Senior Trainer Graham Barnes, Justspeak spokesperson Julia Spelman, lawyer Stephen Franks and political scientist Dr Jennifer Curtin about the recent changes in family violence laws.
Belinda Henley talks to Holly Carrington from Shine about Prime minister John Key announcing an overhaul of family violence law in New Zealand. More than 50 changes will be made as part of a new drive by the Government .
Presbyterian Support Northern is one of the beneficiaries of a substantial bequest, after the sale of a house in Remuera for $2.45 million. The house belonged to Beth and Brian Frankham, who lived there for more than 50 years and named the Neurological Foundation and Presbyterian Support Northern.
Social services provider Presbyterian Support Northern (PSN) has welcomed the Government’s plan to transform current structures and provision of services for the most vulnerable children and young people.
Families living in cars, substandard houses and garages are finally being noticed and communities are stepping up to offer assistance. Do you wonder how children fare in these situations, as their parents and caregivers struggle to provide a home?