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Xmas pressure too much -- call 0800 4 PARENT

Feeling under pressure of Christmas and wondering how you'll survive – call 0800 4 PARENT

Parent Help Line offers a listening ear, advice, support and suggestions for practical assistance to parents and caregivers feeling under pressure at Christmas.

Parent Help Line is open 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

During the Christmas/New Year season, however, Parent Help Line will open for reduced hours - from 10.00am to 2.00pm on 24, 27, 28 and 31of December and 3 and 4 January. The lines will be closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 and 2 January. Normal hours resume on 7 January.

Call us on 0800 4 727 368 or 0800 4 PARENT to talk to a Parent Help Line adviser or leave a message after hours on the answer phone and we will call you back as soon as possible.

Parent Help Line is a national freephone (for landline calls only) run by Barnardos New Zealand.


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