Community/Support 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
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 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

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

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

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
Modified14 June 2016

Manuka Cottage is the physical base for the Addington Community Development Project. Pop in for a Cuppa: Monday 10:00pm - 1pm, Tuesday (women only) 10:00am - 3pm (women only), Wednesday 10:00 – 11.30am. Walking groups: Monday 10am Walkie Talkies and Thu ...

Address
St Mary's Church, 21 Church Square, Addington,
Christchurch,
8024

Telephone(03) 338 1613
Email
Modified14 June 2016

Intentional Peer support: One-to-one meetings using Intentional Peer Support, 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 ...

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

Telephone(03) 365 9479
Fax(03) 366 8276
Email
Modified17 September 2017

A free independent, confidential, non-judgemental service for mothers of babies/young children, and pregnant women. Free childcare is provided on the premises during the support meetings (no school aged children). At the support meetings the mothers att ...

Address
Rangiora,
7440

TelephoneDonne 022 129 2381 or Phillipa 027 462 6797
Email
Modified17 September 2017

Narcotics Anonymous is made up of addicts who are trying to help each other recover from using drugs and make positive changes in their lives. Regular meetings are held, call or email us for details.

Address
Christchurch,
8148

Email
Modified15 June 2016

Overeaters Anonymous is a twelve –step programme for men and women who support each other in solving their common problem of compulsive eating including anorexia, bulimia, obesity and overeating. Our programme, which is patterned after that of Alcoholics ...

Address
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 365 3812
Email
Modified30 May 2017

Oxford Community Trust provides local information and resources for the people of the Oxford District. Services available include youth recreation programmes, OSCAR school holiday programmes, budget advice, counselling, advocacy and emergency assistance. ...

Address
37 Main Street,
Oxford, North Canterbury,
7430

Telephone(03) 312 3006
Email
Modified10 July 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
Modified17 September 2017

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
Modified17 September 2017

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

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

Our services include: Needle exchange service Health and harm reduction service Outreach service providing support, referrals, advice and workshops Peer education After hours electronic dispenser Hepatitis C Community Clinic Dedicated Maori outre ...

Address
10 Washington Way,
Christchurch,
8140

Telephone(03) 365 2293
Fax(03) 365 2508
Email
Modified17 September 2017

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
Modified17 September 2017