Meet our team

Learn why we love the work we do.

The Family Works Central team truly cares about children, families and whānau. We’re passionate about building strong, safe, connected communities and creating opportunities for individuals.

Carolyn Collins-Ansley

Carolyn Collins-Ansley

Kōrero Manaaki Practitioner

Carolyn works across multiple groups to support mental health, including Family Works. Carolyn works with people with special needs, victims of sexual abuse, and children. Carolyn coaches and runs sports teams for children and also has a child with needs.


  • Diploma in Counselling


  • Provisional Membership, NZAC