Problem Gambling Foundation of NZ

The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF) is a national non-profit organisation predominantly funded by the Ministry of Health with funds received from the gambling levy PGF is the largest single treatment provider for problem gambling in Australasia with over 60 locations throughout New Zealand and a staff of 58. Qualified counsellors provide free, … Continued

Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services offers high quality programmes at absolutely no charge to anyone in need. Our counsellors are members of professional bodies to which they are accountable. The Agency works within the guidelines of the Privacy Act (1993). All our clients can expect a caring, safe environment, respectful and non-judgmental treatment, cultural awareness and complete … Continued

Skylight Publications

Support resources for young and old to grow strength and resilience in tough times. Skylight also supports the caregivers, relatives, friends, workmates and professionals caring for them.

Wahine Whai Ora

This is a service for women 17 years of age and over who are experiencing problems with their own or a significant other person’s alcohol or drug use and who meet the service criteria. It provides a safe, attractive environment with a range of activities available including counselling. Adults, Older Persons, 17yrs and over. No … Continued

Grief Counselling Booklet

Common sense and comfort for the grieving: What normal grief is What to expect and how to handle it Staying in the drivers seat Answers and practical guidelines Help for people who want help What to say and what not to Book ‘Getting through Grief’ available through Christine on the above number or leave a … Continued

Oasis Centre – Salvation Army

Salvation Army Gambling and addiction Service The Oasis Centre for problem gambling offers free: Counselling for Individuals, Couples and Family members; Education courses; Support groups; Budgeting referrals; Programmes are available in Christchurch, Central Canterbury and North Canterbury. For more information ring the number listed above. Out of Oasis hours telephone the Gambling Problem Helpline 0800 … Continued

Huntingtons Disease Assn (Chch Inc)

SERVICES Services available through the Field Worker include information, support, advocacy, problem solving, genetic testing referral, education, public relations, assistance to people with HD, caregivers, people at risk, family members, friends, employers or community members. Regular meetings and social contact.

Family Court – Counselling Services

HOURS 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday Counselling is a free and confidential service offered by the Family Court. The 3 hrs daily service is provided for people who are having difficulties in their relationship – a form requesting counselling must be completed by one of the parties, and handed in to the Court. Counselling is available … Continued

Libby Drayton

Available for older clients through the Harakeke Centre. Free counselling for those suffering earthquake stress. Qualified and experienced in a diverse range of client needs including loss, grief and separation and caring for elderly. Qualifications: M.N.Z.A.C.,B.A., Adv.Dip.Tching, Adviser in Special Education, Reg Teacher- Primary,Secondary,Tertiary,Teacher of Deaf, Remedial Reading Specialist,ESOL.

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