To empower families/whanau to understand the impact of addiction and make lasting changes for the future


The Familial Trust values safety and is a place where those affected by a loved ones addictions will be heard.



The Familial Trust's vision is to provide hope, well-being and understanding to families affected by addiction.

Hurt & Hope - Article on Stuff.co.nz


Eve, a Christchurch Hairdresser and three children aged 6, 8 and 11 want to encourage people to seek help for addiction issues, Familial Trust worked and Eve wished she had sought their help sooner.

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Santa Parade 2019

For over 72 years the Christchurch Santa Parade has brought joy to the children of Christchurch and beyond.
The Familial is so excited to again be part of this iconic event in 2019. With the incredible generosity of Tania McGrath and the creative genius of Scenic Solutions Limited.

The Familial Trust Dragon Float will be moving through the streets of Christchurch.
The Dragon is held down by a net.
The Dragon represents families/whanau and the net the many forms of addiction that hold families and loved ones captive. The Dragon float was such a hit last year.
All who are part of the Familial Trust float either walking or on the float need to be at the corner of Madras and Moorehouse Avenue by 1.15pm to be escorted through to the float.


If you would like to be involved this year, please contact us, using the form

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The Familial Trust is an Affiliate of the National Association for Children of Addicts Click on logo for information.


The Familial Trust is a member of Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Click on logo for information.



Our kids group Recovery Of Cool Kids Safely starts again for the year on Wednesday the 14th Feb if you are interested, have any questions or would like to enroll your child or children please contact reception prior to the start date.

Phone 9811-093

or Click link below to email