Parenting Support

Please note, these are not intended to take the place of professional care and in an emergency call 111,
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor
 -www.autismawareness.com
Information about Autism, including what it is, the effects on development and possible early signs
  - www.brainwave.org.nz
Information about how children’s brains develop and what contributes to positive development including of the brain

- www.kidshealth.org.nz
A website with a great deal of information about children and adolescent health matters including issues such as sleep and developmental milestones

-www.kiwifamilies.co.nz/  and www.theparentingplace.com/
Two New Zealand websites with information, ideas and resources on a comprehensive variety of issues from fostering to parenting all age ranges to parent’s own relationships, and provides information on events related to parenting.

-www.ohbaby.co.nz
Simple but effective strategies for parents where a child is displaying anxiety

www. skylight.org.nz/
Information sheets and resources for parents on meeting and responding to children’s behavioural and emotional needs and any areas of difficulty.

- www.treasures.co.nz
This is mainly concerned with pregnancy, babies and toddlers and includes information on parenting strategies for these age groups.