Amberley Community Care

Serves the area around Amberley and Leithfield. Key focus of Amberley Community Care is the provision of support for the elderly to enable them to stay in their home. We offer transport to hospital appointments, meals on wheels, and some medical equipment such as lazy boys, wheelchairs, electric beds, walkers.

Christchurch Multicultural Council

Promotes awareness and acceptance of a multicultural society, and co-operates with central and local government agencies and voluntary organisations in the promotion of awareness and acceptance of a multicultural society. Promotes social and cultural life within the community. Part of the larger group of NZ Federation of Multicultural Councils. CMC supports the Christchurch City Council’s … Continued

Neighbourhood Support North Canterbury

Creating safer communities throughout North Canterbury by promoting and supporting the establishment and continued development of Neighbourhood Support.

Papanui Heritage Group

Gathering material on the early days of Papanui; focusing on acquiring, housing, safe retention, and preservation of relevant materials, including photographs, articles, maps and letters. Meets first Saturday of every month at 2 PM.

Volunteering Canterbury

An information and referral service for individuals interested in volunteering and for non-profit agencies involving volunteers. Support, information and training for non-profit agencies. Advocacy and consultancy on all issues to do with volunteering. To arrange an interview ring the above number or visit the website for more opportunities. Open Monday – Friday 9.00 am – … Continued

Salvation Army Community Ministries

*Hope Centre services:. Main activities relate to: Running life skills groups Home support Advocacy. Given changed circumstances it is appropriate to first contact the Hope Centre and they will advise as to whom may be contacted for a specific need. Sallies Family Store, 355B Riccarton Rd, phone 341 8539 – good quality secondhand clothing, furniture, … Continued

Women’s Centre ( Womens Centre )

A quiet women-only space where women can drop in for a coffee, chat, information or just time out. One to one support from Centre Co-ordinator or one of their skilled Support Workers. A call-in line for women in crisis, to talk with a skilled worker. Advocacy (e.g. supporting clients in contact with CYF, WINZ, the … Continued

Netherlands Society

A supportive social group who enjoy celebrating the Dutch culture and hold events to bring Dutch migrants together; also for support for any Dutch people who need help with stress or want to speak to someone in their own language. Friendly support network contact person    the Secretary   Desiree Ellery  3238641

Returned Services Association ( RSA ) – Christchurch branches

/ The RSA is now operating out of their new home on the RSA’s original site at 74 Armagh St in the central city. Thay are up and running and the administration office is located on Level One of the building. They were fully operational in time for a formal opening of the building on … Continued

Te Kakakura Trust – Kaiawhina-a-rohe

Kakakura Health Services provides Kaupapa Maori Mental Health Services for people who experience mental illness. Kakakura Health Services uses Tikaka Maori (Maori beliefs, values and practices) and its own Momo Takata Ora model (Maori Health Model) that focuses on the whole wellbeing of the whanau, including toiora (spiritual), hauora (mental), waiora (emotional) and mauri-ora (physical) … Continued