Access4all

Access4all is an accommodation and activity guide intended for use by anyone with mild to major mobility difficulties, and an undiminshed desire to travel. It has listings of motels, apartments, holiday parks and activities in most of the major NZ destinations. More are being added all the time. Every property listed includes an option of … Continued

Women’s Refuges ( Womens Refuge )

  AVIVA Christchurch – 378 3847 Office – 0800 284 82669 (24 hr crisis line) Women’s Refuge West Christchurch – 03 789 8025 (crisis line) – info@refugewestcoast.org.nz Women’s Refuge Otautahi – 379 6910 – 66 Durham Street South, admin@owr.org.nz – 0800 117 474 (Crisis line) West Christchurch Womens Refuge 03 379 0575 Email W.W.R@xtra.co.nz “Battered … Continued

Cancer Society of New Zealand (Cant/ West Coast)

The mission of the Cancer Society is to improve community well being by reducing the incidence & impact of cancer. For cancer information & support phone 0800 226 237 (0800CANCER). This helpline is available Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm. An experienced Registered Nurse to answer any question that you might have.(Any Cancer any question). The Cancer … Continued

South West Baptist Church (New Horizons)

Formerly Spreydon Baptist There are numerous community ministries under the umbrella of South West Baptist Church.: New Horizons provides activities such as: Coffee morning. 1st Thursday each month at 10.30am. Outings, fellowship, interest groups, speakers. get-togethers. Ring number above for timetable. Monday Movers – 6 Balcairn Street, Halswell. Ph322 7244. Meets on Monday at 1.15pm. … Continued

Aspire Canterbury

Aspire Canterbury provides support and resources for independent living. They provide advice and contact information to assist disabled and older people and those who support them. Aspire Canterbury Mobile is a free service to the community and takes information and products for easier living out into the greater Canterbury area. The mobile unit attends EXPOs … Continued

Mary Potter Community Centre

For people who would like to meet new friends and join in social activities at the centre.Open Mondays & Thursdays from 10am to 4pm. Activities include exercise and a cup of tea, housie, movies, travel club and games. For further information, ring the above telephone number. Monday Programme:- 9:30am – Games 10:00am – Morning tea … Continued

Tenants’ Protection Association

To contact TPA Please clearly leave your name and number and they will get back to you as soon as possible. There is also a TPA staff member working out of the Linwood Community Link on Ensors Road each morning for appointments. They offer a free confidential advisory service; mediation between flatmates; education and training … Continued

Housing New Zealand Corporation

Case Management and Suitable Homes Services (the latter formerly Community Housing Ltd) and Community Group Housing. Case Management Service assists people whose housing needs are complex and who face significant barriers to suitable and sustainable housing. Case Managers in Christchurch cover the City, Central and North Canterbury. They can be contacted directly by calling 0800 … Continued

Wesleycare

All clients should be advised to request a referral from their G.P. for a full assessment before entering rest home care. Older Persons Health  Adult Community  Referral Service  Burwood Hospital  337 765 Rental One bedroom & Bedsits available within village atmosphere.

Waimakariri District Council

Office hours Monday to Friday 8.30am until 4.30pm For information and applications for Pensioner flats for the elderly ring the number above . Alternately, ring & ask for an application form which can then be posted out.  

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