Child and Family Services

Aviva recognises the potential of every person to overcome family violence. We support individuals and families/whanau living in Canterbury to not only become safe, but begin a journey towards a fulfilling, violence-free life. Central to all of our work i ...

Address
The Loft, Level 1 , Eastgate Shopping Centre, 20 Buckleys Road,
Christchurch,
8462

Telephone(03) 378 3847
Email
Modified18 June 2017

The aim of Birthright Christchurch’s work is to strengthen and enrich the lives of children in one parent families, support the families to participate in the community and for the children to grow up to be good citizens. There are parenting groups, girls ...

Address
Community House, 301 Tuam Street,
Christchurch,
8023

Telephone(03) 366 9456
Email
Modified18 June 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 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

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. Arat ...

Address
Christchurch,
8542

Telephone(03) 375 1470
Fax(03) 352 3398
Email
Modified18 June 2017

We are a North Canterbury based Charitable Trust that provides free support services to families and communities across the Waimakariri and Hurunui Districts. Services include: Youth alcohol and drug service Schools attendance service Restorative ju ...

Address
29 High Street - Level 1,
Rangiora,
7440

Telephone03 310 6375
Fax03 310 6376
Email
Modified30 May 2017

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
Modified15 June 2016

Parent to Parent is a nationwide, not for profit organisation, formed in 1983 by a group of parents and professionals who believed in the value of parents supporting parents when faced with the challenge of parenting a child with a disability, health impa ...

Address
224 Lichfield Street,
Christchurch,
8422

Telephone(03) 365 3239
Email
Modified15 June 2016

Pillars provide services to individuals and families that are affected by imprisonment including: Nationwide Helpline 0508 PILLARS (0800 745 527) Long term intensive homebased social work support Children of prisoners mentoring programme Information ...

Address
136 Springfield Road, St Albans,
Christchurch,
8143

Telephone(03) 377 3990
Fax(03) 377 3991
Email
Modified15 June 2016

PPAIRS purpose is to support parents to accurately interpret their child's communication, cues and behaviour then respond in an appropriate way to their needs. Healthy communication, positive parenting responses and a greater awareness of the parent's fun ...

Address
Christchurch,
8141

TelephoneLouise Burrowes 021 408 940 or Claire Kelly 022 0140 969
Fax(03) 385 7930
Modified11 July 2016

PlunketLine is a toll-free parent helpline and advice service available to all families, whānau and caregivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Calls are free from cellphones and you don’t have to be registered with Plunket to access or use PlunketLine ...

Address
Christchurch

Telephone0800 933 922
Modified15 June 2016

Support Group: for Canterbury mums and children under five years of age, experiencing Postnatal Depression (PND) or related anxiety disorders. The group is facilitated by a Mum who has “been there” and has a passion for PND and a team of volunteers to loo ...

Telephone021 131 4352
Email
Modified11 July 2016

P.A.T.H.S. provides help and support for anyone affected by a recent or past abortion. We offer individual professional counselling and run quarterly Connect Group for those who have had recent or past abortion/termination experiences.There is also a pri ...

Address
Christchurch,
8040

Fax03 980 4589
Email
Modified15 June 2016

Pregnancy Help provides a drop-in centre for pregnant women, new mothers and their families. We offer a place to have a cuppa and a chat as well as practical support, information and advice with free pregnancy tests, maternity clothing, newborn to&nb ...

Address
349 Woodham Road,
Christchurch,
8642

Telephone(03) 385 0556
Email
Modified30 May 2017

Presbyterian Support – Upper South Island offers two service organisations, Family Works and Enliven. Family Works provides social services that build safer, stronger, more connected families and communities throughout New Zealand. These services include ...

Address
Christchurch,
8141

Telephone(03) 366 5472
Fax(03) 379 6235
Modified01 June 2017

Project Esther is a Charitable Trust and Community Ministry of South West Baptist Church that seeks to serve the mission and vision of the church. We work with women and families with a bias towards those at risk. Our activities and services are varied, ...

Address
248 Lyttelton St, Spreydon,
Christchurch,
8244

Telephone(03) 338 4163
Email
Modified11 July 2016

START is a specialist non-government organisation social service that has significant experience in the field of sexual abuse recovery work with child, youth and adult victims of sexual crime. START offers specialist and professional sexual abuse counsell ...

Address
448 Innes Road,
Christchurch,
8052

Telephone(03) 355 4414
Fax(03) 355 5804
Email
Modified15 June 2016

Few of us are familiar with what to do when someone becomes mentally unwell. The Mental Health Services are a mystery to many of us. In our society mental illness carries the additional burden of stigma. Often acquaintances and friends melt away, partners ...

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

Telephone(03) 366 9284
Fax(03) 377 7947
Email
Modified31 May 2017