Advocacy/Legal Services

The Aranui Community Trust is based in the eastern suburbs of Christchurch. It is a vibrant diverse community with a sense of hope to develop together. Aranui Heartlands services are available from the Aranui Community Trust and these services include: ...

Address
35-45 Hampshire Street, Aranui,
Christchurch,
8643

Telephone(03) 963 7070
Fax(03) 963 7076
Email
Modified13 August 2018

Our free services include; professional counselling for individuals, couples, families and young persons; family work; group courses for children and adults; budgeting/advocacy and food bank services; also free counselling for earthquake trauma. Hours: B ...

Address
336 Cashel Street,
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 379 0012
Email
Modified13 August 2018

The Christchurch City Mission supports, cares and advocates for people marginalised by social and economic factors and who are at risk through poor mental health, family breakdown, unemployment, inadequate housing, financial mismanagement and drug/alcohol ...

Address
276 Hereford Street,
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 365 0635
Fax(03) 366 7100
Email
Modified13 August 2018

Social Services: Home-based social work, psychology and group work for children, young people, their families and caregivers Budgeting and advocacy Social housing for families, emergency and longer term. Support to tenants of mission housing. Ara ...

Address
Christchurch,
8542

Telephone(03) 375 1470
Fax(03) 352 3398
Email
Modified13 August 2018

We provide a free and confidential service on any issue including consumer rights, legal information, budgeting, health and welfare issues, employment rights, housing and tenancy issues, unemployment problems, education and training, personal and family i ...

Address
141 Percival St,
Rangiora,
7400

Telephone(03) 313 8822
Fax(03) 310 6205
Email
Modified13 August 2018

Community Law Canterbury offers free legal help, legal information by phone, legal education, and support for community groups to have their say in law reform. We have two offices available with day and evening times available by appointment only. Alter ...

Address
186 Shaw Avenue, New Brighton or 198 Montreal Street,
Christchurch,
8140

TelephoneNew Brighton: (03) 382 8278 or City: (03) 366 6870
Fax(03) 341 7586
Email
Modified13 August 2018

Providing community support services for the people of Canterbury whose lives are adversely affected by depression, including group support, one to one support, resource information and education courses. Services available for youth and adults who are e ...

Address
Community House, 301 Tuam Street,
Christchurch,
8011

Telephone(03) 366 8083
Fax(03) 388 1076
Email
Modified13 August 2018

Kaiapoi Community Support is a central place from which people in the Kaiapoi area can access information about a range of government and local services. We provide assistance to the community through our food bank and volunteer drivers, or by linking pe ...

Address
116 Williams Street, Kaiapoi,
Christchurch,
7630

Telephone(03) 327 8945
Fax(03) 327 7928
Email
Modified15 August 2018

A support agency for male victims/survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We provide phone support, one-on-one peer support, weekly peer support group, support for parents/partners and caregivers.

Address
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 377 6747
Email
Modified15 August 2018

Intentional peer support: One-to-one meetings for people who are experiencing mental distress, dependence/addiction issues, and/or mental illness. Peer recovery groups: Fortnightly evening groups in 12-session blocks using Intentional Peer Support to exp ...

Address
Unit 4, 357 Madras Street,
Christchurch,
8013

Telephone(03) 365 9479
Fax(03) 366 8276
Email
Modified15 August 2018

Our services include: 24/7 Crisis Line on 0800 00 7750 Safe emergency accommodation Advocacy and support Relocation to other areas Justice approved Education DVA (Domestic Violence Approved) programme for women, children and teenagers Public ...

Address
12 Sarah Street,
Timaru,
7940

Telephone(03) 684 8280
Fax(03) 684 9582
Email
Modified13 August 2018

This service is free, confidential and independent. Advocates can help you to know your rights under the Code of Health and Disability. Consumer Rights: to talk over your options ie: letter writing, meeting with provider or agreed option to ass ...

Address
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 377 7501
Email
Modified15 August 2018

The centre is owned and operated by the Rowley community, working towards enabling its members to enhance the overall wellbeing for the neighbourhood, for families and individuals. The community centre is available for community use Monday through Saturd ...

Address
89 Rowley Ave, Hoon Hay,
Christchurch,
8025

Telephone(03) 960 1776
Email
Modified16 August 2018

Few of us are familiar with what to do when someone becomes mentally unwell. Mental health services are a mystery to many of us and society mental illness carries the additional burden of stigma. Often acquaintances and friends melt away, partners leave - ...

Address
Hub on Hereford, 275 Hereford Street,
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 366 9284
Fax(03) 377 7947
Email
Modified19 August 2018

Tranzaction is a support and lobby organisation for the transgender community including families, friends and co-workers. Since 1996, we have endeavoured to offer help and sound advice on issues affecting our community including personal issues, health, h ...

Modified19 August 2018

West Christchurch Women's Refuge provides services for women, children and family/whanau affected by domestic  violence. We provide a 24 hr crisis/support phone line, refuge safe house & residential support services , community outreach ser ...

Address
Christchurch,
8244

Telephone(03) 379 0575
Fax(03) 343 6082
Email
Modified13 August 2018