Citizens Advice Bureau Christchurch – North CAB

Offer free confidential advice, information and referral by trained volunteers. Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 11am – 5pm / Tuesday 2pm – 5pm. Location: The Village@Papanui, 460 Papanui Road, Papanui, Free legal advice and JP clinics available at West and City branches. Please call and check details.   Satellite Service available at The Loft … Continued

Citizens Advice Bureau Christchurch – City CAB

Offer free confidential advice, information and referral by trained volunteers. Open: Monday and Friday 9am – 12noon / Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 3pm. Free legal advice Thursday 1.00pm – 2.00pm. Call to confirm on the day. Satellite Service available at The Loft – Eastgate Mall – Tuesday 11.00am – 2.00pm

Asian Support Contacts in Christchurch

Information The list below is designed to be a useful source for Asian migrants, residents and students. It has been compiled by the Women’s Centre Asian support team. To someone in trouble it could be a ‘lifeline’. WOMEN’S CENTRE, Level 1, 573-579 Colombo Street, 371 7414. The times for our Asian Women’s Drop-in are Fridays … Continued

Christchurch Resettlement Services

Christchurch Resettlement Services provides free, confidential, services to Refugees and Migrants who come to live in Christchurch. Social Workers are able to help with: Income/benefit concerns; Housing; Health care; Dental care; Family concerns; School issues; Feelings of fear, worry, sadness, anger; Relationships; Clothing and household equipment; Information and counselling. The bilingual workers can: Act as … Continued

Halswell and District Lions

The Lions Club serves the local community, offering fun and fellowship within a group of members. Meets first Wednesday of the month at 6.00pm and 3rd Wednesday at 7.00pm. Contact the above members for further information.

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

Police

. This station is now located in the Justice and Emergency Precinct, Lichfield Street  ( opposite the Lichfield Car Park)    Christchurch. For emergency calls dial 111 For non emergency calls dial the number above. For community constables go to http://maps.aa.co.nz/browse/amenities/police/canterbury/christchurch+city This lists the suburbs and the details of the related community constable. http://www.police.govt.nz/about-us/publication/arms-code/firearms-licensing

Lincoln & Districts’ Community Care Assoc Inc

Provide support and information to Lincoln Community and Districts. Open from 9am to 3pm weekdays. www.lincolncomcare.co.nz Services and Activities: 60 Plus exercise group (twice a week) Meals on Wheels Service Resource Library, Budgeting and Counselling Service International Women’s Group Advice on accessing health services Info about Social & Welfare services Hire: wheelchairs, crutches etc – … Continued

Caring Caller St John

For some people living alone means that they miss out on daily human contact, someone to chat to, laugh with and share their lives with. St John Caring Caller is a free service that provides you with a regular friendship call. It is NOT a help line or a visiting service. It is a friendship … Continued

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