City Mission Christchurch

The Christchurch City Mission is a Christian Social Service Agency (a branch of Anglican Social Services).The Mission offers support and general help to the disadvantaged, including the elderly. They operate Night Shelter for men and women, and offer Alcohol and Drug Counselling Service. Have Thorpe house to assist people over 17 years old to detox … Continued

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP Services)

There are 3 EAP Services Regional Offices, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is part of your organisation’s Health and Safety strategy. The EAP helps staff deal with personal and work issues which can affect work performance. These issues may include: Marital or Family Difficulties, Alcohol or Drugs, Violence, Parenting Problems, Workplace … 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

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

Petersgate Counselling Centre

Petersgate Trust provides affordable professional counselling to the community. They respect and look after the needs of everyone, regardless of creed, culture or socio-economic background. Christchurch Earthquake Petersgate is open and offering FREE earthquake counselling for anyone who needs it. Please contact them to arrange an appointment. They have a team of trained counsellors, who … Continued

EAP Services Employee Assistance Programme

An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is part of an organisation’s Health and Safety strategy. The EAP Programme helps staff deal with personal and work issues which can affect work performance. These issues may include: Marital or Family Difficuties; Alcohol or Drugs; Violence; Parenting Problems; Workplace Conflicts; Grief; Anxiety. All communications and discussions are treated as … Continued

Dementia Canterbury

Aims to: Support people to continue to lead fulfilling lives after a dementia-diagnosis, to raise community awareness and break down barriers associated with all dementias and work towards a dementia-friendly and responsive community, one where people living with dementia feel safe and confident to participate in activities in the community. Provides support and information to people … Continued

Christchurch Earthquake Information

EQC Claims enquiry Ph 0800 326 243 Christchurch Earthquake Government Helpline. Available Monday to Friday 7.00am to – 6.00pm and Saturday 8.00am to 1.00pm. Ph 0800 779 997 CERA The agency leading and coordinating the ongoing recovery effort following the devastating earthquakes of September 2010 and February 2011. Ph 0800 7464 2372. Counselling and Support. … Continued

Hepatitis C Resource Centre Te Waipounamu

HCV Support aims to provide a safe, supportive, confidential setting to discuss experiences, issues and concerns. Open from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. Offer books, journals, brochures, fact sheets, videos, posters and newsletters on Hepatitis C and related topics, along with the opportunity to have a coffee and chat with one of the workers.Community … Continued

Canbreathe ( Asthma Society Inc Canterbury )

Canbreathe is a not-for-profit incorporated society. Employ specialist registered nurses to help those affected by asthma, COPD or other respiratory conditions. The following are either FREE or heavily subsidized. * Free consultations for people unsure about the best way to manage their asthma and COPD, at the clinic or at your place * Free education … Continued