Work Focused Anxiety Counselling – Catapult

A 10 week one-on-one anxiety counselling programme to increase work readiness for people out of work, or to assist people whose anxiety affects their work. Who is eligible: Work and Income clients who are eligible, or in receipt of a Disability Allowance or individuals able to fund sessions themselves. The Counselling Team; Maree Stachel-Williamson (MNZAC, … Continued

Presbyterian Support – Rangiora

Website: The North Canterbury Presbyterian Support provides a range of services. Open 8.30am to 5pm weekdays. Totara Club (day programme for older people living in the community). It offers company, activities and outings. Phone number as above, operates 5 days a week. By assessment. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare … Continued

Gambling Helpline

Website: For information, counselling and support call in confidence the Gambling Helpline 0800 654 655 – 24 hours, 365 days. Also has specialist lines Youth line 0800 654 659 Mon 5-8pm Pasifika line 0800 654 657, Tues 5-9pm, Thurs 6-9pm, Fri 12 noon -4pm Maori line 0800 654 656 Mon 12 noon – 4pm, … Continued

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

*Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The site contains general information that may be of assistance for anyone with an interest in M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). A good place to start is with the information under the headings on the right hand side of the page. Provides information and support to ME/CFS sufferers (and their … Continued

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

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

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island

Offer specialised counselling and social work for older people, their families and carers. ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING groups are available and held at the Campbell Centre, 44 Bealey Avenue, (unless otherwise stated). For further information or to enrol for groups, phone 363 8214. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare invites small groups … Continued

Age Concern Tauranga

/ Services Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy: Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available. Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people. Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. pamphlets and resources. Education: … 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

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) – Women’s Refuge Otautahi – 379 6910 – 66 Durham Street South, – 0800 117 474 (Crisis line) West Christchurch Womens Refuge 03 379 0575 Email “Battered … Continued