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.

Referral Update

Due to overwhelming demand, we are currently unable to accept any referrals.  Thank you for your understanding and we will update this page when we are able to accept referrals again.

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Triple P Positive Parenting Programme

FREE 2-hour ZOOM parenting course for parents/caregivers who live in Palmerston North, Manawatu, Feilding, and Horowhenua
“Getting your child listening to instructions and following them straight away”
There are only 5 sessions available (2 sessions are in the evening), so be in quick. The course is run by Prue Savill, the Triple P Practitioner at ACROSS.
You can also contact ACROSS on 06 356 7486
This session is a Triple P “Positive Parenting Programme” topic. Triple P is all about “Small changes that make big differences”.

Triple P Fear-Less Programme

FREE Anxiety Parenting programme for parents/caregivers in Palmerston North, Feilding, Horowhenua and Tararua.

“Reducing your child’s anxiety”

If your 6- to 12-year-old child is often worried, scared, fearful, and/or anxious, then you can sign up for this programme.  6 sessions over 8 weeks, starting in Term 1 2024. All sessions are run via Zoom on a Thursday during the afternoon 12.15 – 2.30pm or in the evening 7pm – 9.30pm (parents choose the time). Here is the link to register –

If you would like more information please phone ACROSS on 06 356 7486 to ask for the Fear-Less information to be emailed to you or email

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