KTS Wellbeing

Creating solutions to ensure our clients physical, emotional and practical needs are met. A mum, sister, aunt and daughter trio from a family that has always supported and cared for one other. Offer a trustworthy, resourceful and diligent service for their clients. -Gardening maintenance -House maintenance -Personal shopping -Healthcare advocacy -Walking buddies -Christmas shopping -Personal … Continued

Kingdom Resources

Statement of services offered: non-profit Christian organisation providing an integrated response to debt and unemployment in Christchurch and North Canterbury. Our services are free. Have trained volunteer budget advisors to help develop systems required for managing money and budgeting for bills. Offer Budgeting Courses – give help for your Personal Spending Plan, banking, dealing with … Continued

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Description of Services:  MECFS Canterbury offers support, advocacy and education for people affected by ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). We also provide education about ME/CFS for health and other professionals.      Our charity provides a variety of services including:  In-person and online Group Support & Education Meetings for people with ME/CFS and their whānau  An … Continued

Aviva ( Formerly Christchurch Womens Refuge )

Aviva (formerly Christchurch Women’s Refuge) Information: Aviva is the new name of Christchurch Women’s Refuge, which has provided specialist family violence services to women and children living with and surviving family violence service in Canterbury since 1973. Staff offer: education, support, advocacy, and assistance with accessing essential services (e.g. financial, legal, health, housing etc) as … 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

Salvation Army Services

Mon-Wed and Friday – Dalta Day’s – A programme helping unemployed with work experience at the same time as providing practical acts of service to the community. Tuesday – Community Cuppa – All welcome 10 am to 11.30 am. Every Tuesday of the year (except public holidays) A hot drink and a small plate of … Continued

Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service

The Health and Disability Commissioner is an independent agency set up to: promote and protect the rights of consumers who use health and disability services; help resolve problems between consumers and providers of health and disability services; and improve the quality of health care and disability services. The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ … Continued

Health and Disability Consumer Advocacy Service

The service is provided under the Health&Disability Commissioner Act 1994. Independent advocates help and support people to know their rights and the actions they can take if they have a concern about a health or disability service. It is a free, independent, confidential service. Advocates will also give assistance to people who may have concerns … 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

Brain Injury Association (Canterbury/West Coast)

The goal of the Brain Injury Association (Canterbury) (Te Whakaruruhau) is to assist people with brain injuries, and their families, towards a quality of life which maximises potential, choice and independence. Offer support and information, also assistance with helping to find the appropriate professional help or service, assistance with advocacy and liaison with ACC and … Continued