Wesley provides a range of youth initiatives
Matches young people with foster parent(s) to live in their home. The young people are supported by the full time foster parents as well as a team of youth workers and social workers, along with a range of supportive organisations and individuals. Wesley Foster Care FAQ August 2013
A home tucked away in Tawa, providing a family environment and residential support for young people for whom living at home is no longer an option. For further information.
Our youth mentor, Fritz Toleafoa facilitates a number of initiatives in the Waitangirua and Ascot Park areas of Porirua. His focus is on ‘Active Youth citizenship’ and creating opportunities for local youth to take part in positive decision making forums, being involved as volunteers in local events and simply giving back to our community.
Social worker in Schools (SWIS)
Our social worker provides a service across three primary schools based in Otaki. The SWIS (Social Worker in Schools) role promotes children’s well-being and safety, it is child focused, family\whanau centred and community orientated. The role is focused on early intervention and prevention.