Young parents and their children are able to reach their full potential by being connected and secure within their families and communities.

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Like minds, like mine

Did you know?

  • One in five New Zealanders will experience mental illness this year.
  • Mental illness and mental distress is common and can happen to anyone. Around half of us will experience mental illness at some time over our lives.

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Who are we

Thrive offers intensive case management for teen parents to be, or new parents who are facing challenges that may include housing, finances, education, whanau family support, relationship breakdown, parenting and more. Our skilled social workers are there to build a strong relationship with you so that you and your baby can access and receive information, support and assistance.

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Make a Donation

Every single donation, no matter the size, makes a difference to our Thrive community. Please follow the link below to donate securely on our Give a Little page.


Our Stories

At Thrive we are lucky to be able to work with so many young parents who are working hard at being the best parents they can. We know it’s not an easy journey and that is why we are here to help. There are many challenges along the way and difficult decisions to make.

Here are some of our stories.

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Become a Volunteer

Our volunteers range from donation support to cooking meals for our groups to getting involved with our parent groups.

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Collaborative Partners

Thrive has been supported by and works in collaboration with: