Mayor’s Welfare Fund ( Mayors Welfare Fund ) The Mayor’s Welfare Fund provides assistance to families and individuals in our community who are in extreme financial distress. The fund works with other helping agencies in the city and can provide assistance on a one-off basis where real need can be shown. The fund is a last resort measure when people have exhausted … Continued

Papanui Baptist Freedom Trust

Local Christian organisation committed to building caring communitites. -Food bank deliveries -Card and Board games – Make new friends and enjoy afternoon tea, fortnightly Thursdays 1:15 – 4.00pm. $3.00. -Foot Clinic – held every 6/7 weeks on a Friday -Friendship Friday Community Lunch – Main meal and dessert with tea and coffee. Socialising,games and helpful … Continued

Budget Advice in the Waimak and Hurunui Districts

Budgeting allows you to gain control of your household finances.It takes time and commitment, but you can do it. They are there to help you through the process. They can help you with budgets, cash-flow planning, debt management and even talk to creditors on your behalf. They can meet you at their offices or in … Continued

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

Kaiapoi Community Support

Offer support and services to the Kaiapoi Community. Volunteer drivers are available. Foodbank: Monday to Thursday 9am – 3pm. They also provide a number of other services as well including: Social workers and counsellors, Community law clinic fortnightly, administer Meals on Wheels, community Christmas giving programme. For information on these ring the above number.

Christchurch Budget Service

The Christchurch Budget Service offers a free confidential service to help individuals and families to plan the future. Office apppointments weekdays. An answer phone message can be left outside business hours.