Disability Allowance

Disability Allowance is for people who have a medical condition and need on-going medical care and help with everyday tasks. It can be paid for an age related disability. It is paid to help with the extra costs of having a medical condition, like regular visits to the doctor, medicines, extra heating, transport or medical … Continued

Allan Bean Centre Library

The New Zealand Spinal Trust’s (NZST) mission is to empower people with spinal cord impairmentsand their whanau to embrace positive futures. We provide support and information services across New Zealand to help people overcome challenges, create strong networks and pursueoppotunities following their spinal impairment.   The Allan Bean Centre Resource centre was demolished in 2015 … Continued

David Kemp Electrical Ltd

David Kemp Electrical Ltd offer a team of highly qualified and experienced electricians to residential, commercial and industrial clients across Christchurch. Our services are reliable, high quality and excellent value for money, delivering great results with minimal disruption to your home or workplace. Whether you need a bathroom or kitchen refit, a full rewiring or … Continued

Motor Neurone Disease Canterbury Branch

Motor neurone disease is the name of a group of conditions in which nerve cells controlling muscles of movements are destroyed. The MND New Zealand support team provides free, personalised support and advocacy for every person, with Motor Neurone disease in New Zealand. They work together with people living with MND and their carers, families … Continued

Handiscope Centres

Handiscope groups provide craft activities for people with intellectual and physical disabilities in various locations around the city. The Centres are located in: Hoon Hay, – Dot , Ph 942 8043 Hornby – Gaye, Ph 349 5411 Papanui – Pat, Ph 351 8814 Woolston – Val, Ph 331 7328 Ashburton – Janet, Ph 03 308 … Continued

Handiscope Hoon Hay

Provide activities for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. Meet at the Scout Den, Halswell Domain, Halswell, on Thursdays, 10am till 1pm. Small fee for  lunch and a small raffle.This is $3.

Handiscope Hornby

Provide craft activities for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. Meet at the Community Centre, (library building) Goulding Avenue, Hornby, on Thursdays,10am till 1.00pm. .

DPA Christchurch & Districts (Assembly)

The Assembly of People with Disabilities is an advocacy and national lobby organisation that promotes the issues facing disabled people.The local branch advocates are always working to improve access and rights for disabled people in 6 key areas : Access,Education, Employment,Health services, Human rights, Transport. For further information, email Karim at the above email address.

Caring for the Carers

Caring for the Carers is now under the umbrella of the business, Florence Nightingale. They’re a voluntary group. Ideally seen as a supporter of family members looking after a loved one who requires special care. Privately funded by the Florence Nightingale Agency. The support offered includes: Monthly coffee and support groups Social worker/ office or … Continued

C J Williamson Ltd

Helping elderly and disabled to be mobile. Items for home use include wall handles to be installed for safety purposes, or where no wall exists, safety arms can be used. To assist in mobility around the home they can provide a wide range of equipment: Commode Chairs, Shower Stools, Toilet Shower Chairs, Toilet Frames, Steps … Continued