Rural Canterbury Services

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
Modified30 May 2017

North Canterbury based Charitable Trust that provides free support services to families and communities across the Waimakariri and Hurunui Districts, with offices in Kaiapoi and Rangiora. Services include: Youth alcohol and drug service Schools atten ...

Address
29 High Street - Level 1,
Rangiora,
7440

Telephone03 310 6375
Fax03 310 6376
Email
Modified17 September 2017

HealthInfo is a health information website, provided by the Canterbury District Health Board. The information on HealthInfo has been written and approved by local doctors, practice nurses, hospital clinicians, and other healthcare professionals, and is sp ...

Address
Christchurch

Modified17 September 2017

Healthline is a free telephone advice service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, staffed by registered nurses. Healthline is available for all, from the newborn to the elderly, and is accessible from either a landline or a cell phone.

Telephone0800 611 116
Modified15 June 2016

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 free and confidential crisis helpline service. Lifeline provides brief intervention counselling support for all areas of concern, for example: relationships, employment, finances, abuse, suicide, parenting, sexual identity, substance abuse, mental illne ...

Address
Christchurch,
8313

Telephone(03) 366 6742 (Office)
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
Modified17 September 2017

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
Modified17 September 2017

We stock a full range of injecting equipment and offer the national 'one for one' service. We sell safer sex supplies and provide referrals to various community agencies. We provide equipment around safer injecting and blood borne virii. Hours: Tuesday ...

Address
Community House Mid Canterbury, 122 Tancred St,
Ashburton,
7700

Telephone(03) 308 1237
Fax(03) 308 1237
Email
Modified10 July 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

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

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

The Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) is the largest single treatment provider for problem gambling in Australasia. Qualified counsellors provide free, professional and confidential counselling for gamblers and others affected by gambling. The Southern T ...

Address
15a Stanley St, Sydenham,
Christchurch,
8244

Email
Modified11 July 2016

Quiet Minds is a weekly radio show on Plains FM 96.9 Community Radio, that aims to promote a consumer focused mental health radio programme. While the programme is aimed at people with experience of mental illness and their families, it will also appeal ...

Address
826 Colombo St,
Christchurch,
8244

Telephone(03) 366 8288
Fax(03) 366 8276
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

Step Ahead provides activity based rehabilitation programmes at several locations across Canterbury for people who experience a mental illness. Programmes provide a comprehensive and varied range of activity options that deliver education and personal de ...

Address
167 Stanmore Road, Linwood,
Christchurch,
8147

Telephone(03) 389 4001
Fax(03) 389 4042
Email
Modified15 June 2016

Few of us are familiar with what to do when someone becomes mentally unwell. 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 lea ...

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

Telephone(03) 366 9284
Fax(03) 377 7947
Email
Modified17 September 2017

Parent programme that assists parents/caregivers to deal with unacceptable or disruptive adolescent behaviour. We run a parent group that meets every Monday at 7:00pm. We also hold one off parenting adolescent seminars and six week parenting courses at t ...

Address
Christchurch,
8244

Telephone(03) 337 9452
Fax(03) 337 9482
Email
Modified30 May 2017