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KINECT

KINECT is a supported accommodation and community support service in Christchurch

The KINECT service provides supported accommodation and community support and navigation for teen parents with babies, vulnerable children with young parents, and young people requiring housing support associated with youth services. There will also be a place for women recently released from prison at KINECT. They will be able to access navigation and community support services.

Mother and child

Our residential facility and navigation process will meet the basic needs of warmth, care and support for teen parents with babies. The staff will create a nurturing environment and enable our clients to start  to work on their more challenging needs.

Our residential facility will also provide young people with accomodation. Clients will work with the relevant services, and the KINECT team to set goals and be supported into education or employment. This will create a strong sense of self worth and belonging 

At KINECT  we aim to address the lower level basic needs before progressing to meet higher level growth needs. Once these have been reasonably satisfied, we maybe able to assist our clients to reach their full potential
Our residential facility and navigation process will meet the basic needs of warmth, care and support.. The staff will create a nurturing environment and enable our clients to start  to work on their  more challenging needs.
Issues of vulnerability and safety will be addressed in a way that provides our young people with a stable foundation to grow from.
Staff will build relationships in order to assist young people to address the areas of need identified in the KINECT Service model.
Clients will work with the relevant services, and the KINECT team to set goals and be supported into education or employment. This will create a strong sense of self worth and belonging.
Clients will reach their potential by identifying their strengths as well as their goals. They will be supported by KINECT Service, and other relevant services, to create pathways to achieve. 

The Kinect service will be based from a residence in Christchurch and will cover all aspects of the KINECT service

If you are interested in the Kinect programme, please contact

Contact Person: Cheryl Yusaf
ManagerKinect logo

Postal Address:  PO Box 13171 
Christchurch  8141

Phone: (03) 385 0000 Office
Facsimile:
 (03) 385 6584

Email:  cheryly@psusi.org.nz

 Or the the Christchurch City Service Centre

Kinect Pamphlet 2015.pdf
KINECT Referral Form.doc

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