Awhi Mai – Awhi Atu
- Reintegration programme for people leaving prison.
- Staff work intensively with a person who has been in prison for six months on release.
- Navigation service – transition the person back into their own whānau and community.
- Work to empower and strengthen communities and recognise the role of whānau and community in the reintegration of Māori persons in particular.
- Support with life skills as needed e.g. CV writing, opening bank account.
- Support the person to repair or rebuild relationships with their whānau.
- Supporting the person to connect or re-connect with marae or cultural organisations, sports groups, church, budgeting/parenting/health services as required. In this way it becomes sustainable, because the person stays engaged with their community long after the involvement of PFNZ.
- Provide weekly programme – 1 x evening per week based on identity, cultural awareness, connecting with others in same situation, and sharing kai.
- Graduation of 6 months intensive support on a marae.
- Invite person to continue involvement with PFNZ in an Awhi Mai, Awhi Atu capacity (support going out, support coming in) – attending weekly dinners, supporting new prisoners coming out.