Welcome to ACROSS Te Kotahitanga O te Wairua

ACROSS Covid 19 Up-date Return to Level 2

Level 2 at ACROSS Social Services means the office is open for business and we will continue with social distancing, contact tracing and hygiene measures to limit the spread of Covid 19. Before entering the office you will be asked questions regarding your health and recent contacts. Once you enter the office we ask you sanitize your hands and we require adults coming in for supervised contact to wear masks which we will provide. This is to ensure your health, the health of the children and the health of staff. If you have any concerns or questions, please call us on ph. (06) 356-7486.

If you are feeling anxious and feel the need to talk, free call or text 1737 to talk to a trained counsellor. They’re available day and night.

ACROSS is an Anglican, Catholic and Community Support service providing social work, counselling and foster care services to families.

ACROSS Te Kotahitanga O te Wairua, is a social service provider which focuses predominantly on work with children and families. Its vision and mission statement clearly reflects its Christian tradition.

ACROSS Goals are to respond to social need by:

  • Supporting Parents
  • Supporting Individuals
  • Meeting the needs of children
  • Assisting Families


The Mission of ACROSS Te Kotahitanga o te Wairua is to respond to the individual needs of family / whanau and children in our community by providing services and programmes that promote their wellbeing.

Our Aims

To provide a professional social service to effectively meet the needs of families in crisis.
To recognise and honour the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
To draw attention to social issues impacting on families and to challenge communities to respond.