Timaru – South Canterbury Older Persons Services

Older Persons Services in South Canterbury include: Age Concern Visiting Service   Appointed and under the umbrella of Age Concern Canterbury to arrange visitors for older people in the area who would benefit from additional social contact. Age Concern – Elder Abuse Response Service (EARS) EARS aims to improve the  quality of life of older … Continued

Kiwi Family Trust

http://www.kiwifamilytrust.org/ Helping people help themselves. Currently the Kiwi Family Trust provide a range of educational and training workshops and programmes targeted at family/whanau and the organisations, groups or individuals that support them e.g. Who do we help? All our training has been designed to give family/whanau the necessary tools to achieve the following outcomes: To … Continued

Super Centre Shirley – Work and Income

http://www.workandincome.govt.nz/ Open until 4pm. In Christchurch, Work and Income NZ provide a specialised service to Superannuitants at their five Service Centres. The NZ Super interviewers are trained specialists in the NZ Superannuation area. Call the freephone number. Note: At the Service Centre, Superannuitants are now seen by Senior Service personnel.

Prisoners Aid & Rehabilitation Trust

PART is a support organisation for people who have friends or family members in prison; also for people who have been in prison & who need readjusting to life in the community. For further information, ring the above telephone. Office hours are 9am to 4pm M to F

CAB Buller – West Coast

Provides free and confidential advice to everyone. Information and support to meet your needs. Hours of operation: 10am – 3pm Monday – Friday. Justice of the Peace Clinic: Monday 11.30am – 2.30pm and Thursday 9.30am – 1.30pm. Call to confirm on the day.


Help you find the right answers for health care help now – all the relevant information is just a phone call away. Help4U is a 24-hour health information, coordination and navigation service. They make it easy for you to find all the answers, make decisions and coordinate your health care appropriately. So, with a single … Continued

Citizens Advice Bureau – North Canterbury CAB

(Check the National website  to find the nearest bureau details) Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm. Offer free impartial & confidential guidance and support of information and referral by trained volunteers.