Ann Jacobs, director of the Prisoner Re-entry Institute one of our speakers at the PSN Lecture Series this year talks about incarcerated parents, mothers and babies. Ann also shares her insights on the difference between men and women's needs when they're incarcerated.
Local and international experts in child wellbeing will speak, debate and accelerate action towards solutions in a series of talks organized by Presbyterian Support Northern (PSN), one of New Zealand’s largest social services providers.
Her dad, who died in December, had relied on similar helpline services in the past, and she says volunteering for the organisation has been a big part of her healing process. "If I ever have anyone else in my life considering taking their life I now have more skills to know what to ask if I'm in that situation."
From mid-June a hot desk will be set up at Enliven’s Waitemata site in Henderson for a Taikura Trust employee to work at one morning every two weeks. This is about putting names to faces and will be a win-win for everyone – most importantly for our clients.
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.