Strengthening Families helps you get the best support for your family/ whānau to thrive.All the people and agencies who could help your family are brought together. Together you discuss your family’s needs and agree on what everyone is going to do. Strengthening Families is available for any whānau/ family in New Zealand when more than one community support organisation or government service is or could be required. It is free and 100% voluntary.Strengthening Families pulls together support for families/ whänau in New Zealand. The people helping your family may be a budget advisor, truancy officer, social worker, medical specialist, counsellor, teacher or other support worker.