Work and Income
What we do
We support, mentor, debrief and coach Work and Income Case Managers to work successfully with clients who have family violence issues.
The Family Violence Intervention Programme enhances Work and Income’s response to people who are experiencing family violence. It recognises that New Zealand has a high rate of family violence and that many victims are clients of Work and Income. By providing a skilled client response, closely linked into existing local family violence service providers, we can make a significant contribution to reducing family violence and promoting the safety and wellbeing of people and their families.
Family Violence Response Coordinators have been appointed in each region to provide support to Case Managers and to liaise with local support services.
The programme ensures that our staff:
Our contact details
Naenae Community Link
2A Vogel Street, Naenae
Phone: 04 913 6714
Any of our eight Work and Income sites
162-164 Main Street
2 Vogel Street
317-327 High Street
Shop 6 The Mall
195 Willis Street
94-96 Riddiford Street
33-39 Johnsonville Road
4 Lydney Place
Or our contact centre directly on 0800 559 009.
Who to contact
Karlene Rhind – Family Violence Response Coordinator
Phone: 04 917 7152
Coordinators do not make appointments. For clients requiring appointments please contact the Contact Centre directly on 0800 559 009.