Fostering Kids New Zealand have local support groups that provide peer support in your region. Support groups are made up of other Fostering Kids NZ members who meet regularly for a cup of tea and support. There may be several support groups in your area and they could be Home for Life, Whanau/Kin, Neighbourhood, FASD groups etc.
When you become a member of Fostering Kids NZ you can choose which local support group you would like to join. Please send us an email (email@example.com) and let us know which group you would like to be connected to. Otherwise, you can call our free phone, 0800 693 323. You will be notified by email about events in your area, including training, morning/afternoon teas and family activities.
You are also more then welcome to set up your own support group, for more information click here.
Please find below a list of local Support Groups that are registered support groups of Fostering Kids New Zealand:
For a list of Support Groups in this area please contact your Regional Coordinator, Leanne by email here.
FASD Support Group Auckland
North Shore Auckland Support Group
Foster Care North Shore Association
Waiheke Island Support Group
West Auckland Foster Care Support Association
Foster Care Association Auckland Incorporated
Wanganui Fostercare Association Inc
Kin Raising Kin (New Plymouth)
Our Tamariki and Carers (Wanganui)
Tararua Foster Carers
Manawatu Foster Care Association Inc
Kapiti Foster Care Support Group
Wairarapa Foster Care Association
Porirua Unique Foster Carers
Horowhenua Support Group
Wellington Family & Fostercare Association
Otautahi Foster Care Association
South Canterbury Foster/Whanau Support Group
Prebbleton Support Group