Help families become strong and healthy.

Families come to Iosis seeking help with parenting, relationships, family violence, addictions, money management and practical needs.

Your donation towards supporting this work is much appreciated.

If you wish to give towards the Merivale manchester appeal, you can use any of the methods below, but please make it clear that your donation is for Merivale. If making the donation online by credit card, choose the "I would like to designate my donation to a specific Iosis service or programme" option, and type in Merivale in the next field that will pop up.

There are several ways to give:

  • Donate via credit card online using the secure third party portal provided below. You can select one of the pre-set amounts or choose another amount.
  • Donate via credit card over the phone by calling our receptionist on Ph 09 269 0050. Your card details will be kept secure. (For your security, your CVC number, the 3-digit number on the back of your card, will not be requested.)
  • Donate via internet banking. Our bank account details are below. Please email us or call us to let us know you have made the deposit, so we know who to receipt.
  • Donate via in-person bank deposit. Some banks will allow you to make cash deposits to our account in their branches. You will need our account name and number. These details are below. You will also need to email us at to let us know you have made the deposit, so we know who to receipt.

Account name: Iosis Ltd
Account number: 02-0192-0285062-00
Branch: BNZ Newmarket

We will send you a tax certificate at the end of the financial year, but if you require a receipt earlier than this, please let us know.


Learning parenting & household skills

Eta was mum to five lively boys. Attending to their needs left her little time to complete household tasks, let alone plan ahead. The family was struggling financially, and Eta was under great stress.
Read more about Eta's story

Improving well-being and relationships

Things weren’t going well in Stuart’s personal life. It had started to spill over into his professional life too. He knew he needed to make some drastic changes—for the sake of himself, his sons, and his colleagues.
Read more about Stuart's story

Becoming a safe parent

Letechia’s two older children were uplifted following a drug overdose. She stayed clean for five months and almost had her children back home with her, but she relapsed. Pregnant again, she knew that unless she got help with her addiction and parenting, she would not be able to keep her new baby or have her other children return.
Read more about Letechia’s story

Receiving support to change

Joanne’s toddler and baby were removed from her care because her deep-seated hurt and anger caused her to lash out. Grieving for the loss of her children, and feeling adrift and alone, she needed help to change if her children were to return home.
Read more about Joanne's story

Make a regular gift

Become a regular donor
Regular donations help you spread your gifts over the year and help us plan ahead knowing that our work with families has a strong future. Just $10 a month ($120 a year) will fund two counselling sessions.

Let's help more families become strong and healthy.

We're Proud Of


A mum who rose above her past to become a safe parent.

Letechia holding her baby daughter

Letechia had just come out of drug rehab and was looking forward to the birth of her third child. However, Child, Youth and Family referred her to Iosis’s Merivale Whanau Development Centre for help with her parenting skills. There Letechia learnt the importance of bonding with her baby through talking to her and playing with her. She graduated from Merivale confident in her ability to build strong relationships with all her children, including her older two who will be returned to her care.
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