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Support for parents

The organisations on the following pages help parents and caregivers to manage difficult behaviour, support children and teenagers through their problems, and improve parenting skills. They also support stressed families.

For help deciding which provider is best for your family, contact Right Service Right Time.

Right Service Right Time

Right Service Right Time is a Christchurch-based entry point to many child and family social services. Member organisations provide a range of services for family violence, budgeting, early intervention for at-risk families, families under stress, and vulnerable and at-risk people.

A service coordinator helps people find the most appropriate and available services.

For more information, phone (03) 375-1468 or 027-654-7788, email info@rightservice.org.nz, or visit the Right Service Right Time website.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by Child Health Liaison, Pegasus Health. Updated September 2016.

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One-to-one parenting support

Parenting group programmes

Counselling

Respite for children & families

Support groups

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