Story: Children’s homes and fostering

Learning hub at Cholmondeley Children's Centre

Learning hub at Cholmondeley Children's Centre

Cholmondeley Children’s Centre at Governors Bay near Lyttelton is run by a charitable trust. It provides short-term emergency and planned respite care and education for children aged 3 to 12 years whose families are experiencing stress or crisis. The Centre attempts to integrate care and education and encourage children’s resilience.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Children’s homes and fostering - Residential homes for children and young people, 21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 May 2021)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 21 Dec 2018