Child Safety

Information for parents on where you can get help supporting your kids, or resources you can show your kids for them to use if they feel like they need to.

ORANGA TAMARIKI

WHAT WE DO: They offer support to any child in New Zealand whose wellbeing is at significant risk of harm now, or in the future. They also work with young people who may have offended or are likely to offend.

www.orangatamariki.govt.nz

SAFE KIDS

WHAT WE DO: A broad range of accidental injury prevention education such as; Burns, Car Seats, Child Pedestrians, Cycling, Helmets, Driveway Run Over, Falls, Farm Safety, Home Safety, Poisoning, Product Safety, Safe Sleep, Scooter & Skateboard, Water Safety.

www.safekids.nz

COMMONGROUND

WHAT WE DO: A website hub providing parents, family, whānau and friends with access to information, tools and support to help a young person who is struggling.

www.commonground.org.nz

PARENT HELP

WHAT WE DO: For parents/whānau seeking support, advice and practical strategies on all parenting concerns. Anonymous, non- judgemental and confidential.

www.parenthelp.org.nz, 0800 568 856 – free helpline, 9am – 9pm every day

SUPPORTING FAMILIES IN MENTAL ILLNESS

WHAT WE DO: For families and whānau supporting a loved one who has a mental illness.

www.supportingfamilies.org.nz
0800 732 825 – free helpline

CAREGIVER GUIDANCE AND ADVICE LINE

WHAT WE DO: This 24/7 helpline is staffed by trained social workers who can provide practical advice and support to caregivers.

www.orangatamariki.govt.nz/news/round-the-clock- support-for-caregivers

0508 227 377 – free 24/7 helpline