Franklin Family Support Services

Franklin Family Support Services

Help provide free and low cost counselling sessions to children and adults across Franklin


Franklin Family Support has been working within our local community for 40 years. We provide a wrap-around service so individuals and families can access one or many of our services. The majority of our services are free for our community to access as we believe everyone should be able to reach out for help and guidance without finance being a barrier.

Our social work team walk alongside whanau and individuals using mana-enhancing practice and frameworks. We work within our three local high schools supporting at risk teenagers and their families. Our social workers will work with clients across a range of needs, though we also specialise in supporting those who have experienced family harm.

Our financial mentors help people plan for a more financially stable future, explore financial options and help work on reducing debt and hardship. They can work to set budgets, providing weekly or monthly check-ins and can advocate on behalf of clients with creditors and government departments.

Our counselling team works with children, teens, and adults of all ages to explore personal issues and work on strategies for positive mental health. Our professional team of counsellors is highly sought after and as a result it is our busiest service and our most under-funded. This year we will support close to 300 clients through our counselling service. All funds raised through donations will go towards our counselling department to continue providing free or low cost care.

More about us

A wrap-around social service organisation in Franklin, Auckland providing Social Work, Counselling, Budgeting, a volunteer driver service to Auckland hospitals, and the Heartlands rural contract connecting people to government agencies.

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Guest Donor on 22 Dec 2023
Meri Kirimihete - Merry Christmas!
Philippa on 19 Dec 2023
Thank you for the wonderful work you do, Merry Christmas from Canopy Group.
Franklin Family Support Services

Wow Philippa, thank you so much! Your donation will go directly to supporting our families over this holiday period. Nga mihi

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Barbara on 19 Aug 2023
Franklin Family Support Services

Thank you Barbara this is a very kind donation and will go straight towards helping our staff work with the Franklin Community. x

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Barbara on 11 Jul 2023
Thank you so much for providing transport to Auckland Hospital
Franklin Family Support Services

Thank you Barbara - this is a lovely donation. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful group of volunteer drivers who allow us to offer this service.

Franklin Family Support Services
Charlotte on 14 Jun 2023

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