Community/Support Groups

The Registered Nurse and social work team offer support including an Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention service. The Social Network Team work to reduce isolation and loneliness through the Accredited Vising Services and social outings. Information is av ...

Address
24 Main North Road, Papanui,
Christchurch,
8053

Telephone(03) 366 0903
Fax(03) 365 0639
Email
Modified23 May 2017

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) with Health Assistance Strand or Support Work Strand. New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Studies)

SubtitleFormerly known as CPIT
Telephone0800 24 24 76
Email
Modified01 May 2017

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
Modified17 September 2017

We are a social-work based peer support organisation for people affected by Asperger Syndrome. We provide Peer support, social work services, advocacy, counselling and information; preparation for employment, workplace staff training and mentoring; advoc ...

Address
2a MacMillan Ave,
Christchurch,
8023

Telephone(03) 337 6337 or (03) 337 2008
Email
Modified24 May 2017

We provide support to families, carers and professionals who have, or work with, children or adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Services Include: Support group meetings in Christchurch, Darfield, and Timaru Social Activities Newsletters Works ...

Address
250 Westminster Street, Mairehau,
Christchurch,
8149

Telephone(03) 343 2225
Email
Modified18 June 2017

Awareness is an independent group of people withpersonal experience of mental illness, distress or addictionwho want to make a difference to the way mental health services and society treat people with lived experience. We meet on the second Monday of th ...

Address
826 Colombo Street (cnr Peterborough),
Christchurch,
8244

Telephone03 366 8288
Fax03 366 8276
Email
Modified17 September 2017

We give men time to talk about what they are dealing with and come up with a plan. That plan could involve anything from seeing a counsellor, rushing you to some emergency support, or planning a fishing trip with a friend. We make sure you know your optio ...

Address
357 Gloucester Street, Linwood,
Christchurch,
8011

Telephone(03) 365 9000
Email
Modified30 May 2017

Offers support for those caring for someone with a chronic or debilitating long-term mental, intellectual or physical illness or disability. Services include: monthly newsletter, support meetings, telephone support, resource centre, website, social worke ...

Address
The Loft, 1st Floor, Eastgate Shopping Centre,
Christchurch,
8640

Telephone(03) 386 1863
Email
Modified17 September 2017

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
Modified18 June 2017

The Christchurch Budget Service (CBS) is Christchurch’s only independent charitable budget service that is not aligned to any political party or religious organisation.  CBS is strictly private and confidential and does not disclose client’s private ...

Address
Unit 4, 473 Brougham Street,
Christchurch,
8145

Telephone(03) 366 3422
Email
Modified17 September 2017

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
Modified06 July 2016

We are a charitable trust serving families and individuals in the east of Christchurch, Phillipstown and Linwood who are experiencing financial difficulties. We offer a free confidential, non judgemental service to assist with: Financial mentoring/bud ...

Address
Grace Vineyard Church, 111 Seaview Road, New Brighton and 150 Ferry Road,
Christchurch,
8061

Telephone03 379 2329
Email
Modified21 November 2017

Services we offer include budget advice, a $3.00 weekly community hot meal, low cost/free courses including healthy living and empowerment. Empowerment Courses:Grow Your Own Free Lunch: a five week free course - helping people grow healthy food (includes ...

Address
105 North Avon Road, Richmond,
Christchurch,
8148

Telephone(03) 389 0212
Email
Modified18 June 2017

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
Modified17 September 2017

We aim to support children with DCD/Developmental Dyspraxia by supporting families and caregivers. The services we offer include: An advisory and support service for parents, caregivers, schools and professionals Funlink Playgroup for primary aged ch ...

Address
Old Kendall School site, Room 10, 53 Kendall Ave, Burnside,
Christchurch,
8543

Telephone(03) 358 3249
Email
Modified30 May 2017

Emerge Aotearoa provides a wide range of community-based mental health, addiction, disability support and social housing services nationwide. We were formed in 2015 following the merger of two established mental health providers, Richmond Services and Rec ...

Address
8 Kennedy Place, Hillsborough,
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 371 5599
Email
Modified17 September 2017

We offer information and support for all dads.  Support through tricky births, separation or CYFs issues. Resources for ante-natal classes, new or teen dads ‘Discovering Fatherhood’ course and ‘Why Dads?’ Hours: Call or visit us (with or without ...

Address
357 Gloucester St,
Christchurch,
8148

Telephone(03) 982 2440
Fax028 255 11141
Email
Modified30 May 2017

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
Modified14 June 2016