Family Support Service

Our Family Support Team, lead by Jay, Juiel, and Sione is dedicated to empowering families. Our goal is to help families develop their abilities, skills, and strengths to maintain their integrity and well-being.


Jay has a deep passion for all things Te Ao Māori. She applies he knowledge and cultural understanding to her practice, serving families in our community with care and respect. Jamie’s commitment to integrating Te Ao Māori principles into her work helps to create a supportive and inclusive environment for all. Her passion and expertise make her an invaluable asset to our team and the families she serves.


Originally from the beautiful island of Aitutaki, Juiel moved to New Zealand to be close to family and further her education. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, with a double major in Pacifica and Indigenous Studies. Beyond her impressive qualifications, Juiel is deeply committed to the well-being of our community. With a compassionate heart and relentless drive, she continually seeks innovative solutions to the challenges faced by those she serves.


Meet Sione, a dedicated Family Support Specialist at TCOSS. With a strong background in youth work, Sione brings a wealth of experience and passion for helping families thrive. His heart for the community drives him to make a positive impact every day, providing support and guidance to those in need. Sione is committed to building stronger, healthier communities through his tireless effort and dedication.