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About the Service

Taeaomanino Trust, Home-base service delivers support and services to families who have children 0-17 years of age. Home-base is an early intervention programme which is family-led, and child-centered focusing on:

  • Regularly visiting families/whanau in the Wellington area

  • Providing practical assistance in the home

  • Providing guidance for home safety and safety of children.

This means our Homebase worker will provide a culturally appropriate service to families by:

  • Assessing and identifying with families their current needs

  • Identify family goals

  • Development of a family plan (as identified with family) to work towards identified goals

  • Provide community service information and link families to appropriate community support

Participation on the programme is voluntary. The programme provides short-term intervention, through weekly or fortnightly home visits for up to 6 months.


Referrals are accepted through a variety of ways:

  • Self-Referrals

  • Referrals from community or government agencies


  • Families with children 0-17 years old

  • Live within the Wellington Region (includes Porirua and Hutt Valley)

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