Red Cross

The New Zealand Red Cross provides: * Disaster response and relief nationally and internationally * Emergency preparedness training programmes, including FIRST AID classes * Education on the Geneva Conventions and other key Human Rights documents * Community Services to the vulnerable people in our communities New Zealand Red Cross has an Outreach programme designed to … Continued

Literacy Christchurch Inc.

Literacy Christchurch provides one to one tuition of reading, writing, spelling, numeracy.  They will teach basic communication skills to anyone with a reading difficulty.  They offer tutoring for individual needs , eg Drivers’ Licence and provide training for voluntary tutors.

Healthy Eating Healthy Ageing (Nutrition)

Healthy Eating, Healthy Ageing is a public health project which aims to improve the physical activity levels and the nutritional wellbeing of community-living older people (aged 65 years or close to 65 with age-related conditions) in Canterbury. The project is delivered by a registered dietitian and an administrator based at The Princess Margaret Hospital, Canterbury … Continued

Education at ARA

Ara (previously CPIT) offers many weekday, weekend, & evening adult & community education classes. Many of these are non-assessed & non-formal learning opportunities for lifelong learners of all backgrounds & ages. Topics include: International languages; Maori language & culture, crafts; community arts; adult literacy; courses for women; art & design; songwriting; voice development; digital photography; … Continued

Amida Healthcare Training Amida is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)-registered private training establishment offering courses around the country. Formerly known as Canterbury Carers (founded in 1990), Amida is wholly-owned by Access Homehealth Ltd, one of New Zealand’s largest home healthcare providers. Access Homehealth is a charitable organisation owned by Rural Women, with branches around New Zealand. … Continued

PEETO The Multicultural Learning Centre

PEETO provides: English for Speakers of Other Languages courses (ESOL); Vocational Training and Workbased Training; Computer Training; Cultural Orientation courses for Migrants and Refugees; Drivers Licence courses (Theory); An employment programme (funded by the Immigration Service) in association with the Refugee and Migrant Centre. Professional assessment of students’ needs – all PEETO students and prospective … Continued

Risingholme Community Centre Inc.

Office hours are 9am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays, the office is closed on all public holidays, leave a message on the answerphone if you need to contact them. The Centre offers a wide variety of classes/courses, workshops, groups, clubs and other activities each term. Information is available on the above website & at all … Continued

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

Rapuora Mobile Nursing Service ( Maori health )

The role of the Rapuora Nurses is to support and educate Whanau to self manage their health issues. They work with Whanau who have or are at risk of: Heart disease Respiratory disorders Diabetes They work alongside clients and Whanau to find out how to best support the management and improvement of their health and … Continued

Canterbury Horticultural Society Their comprehensive programme includes garden and native garden awards, a National Garden Register of open gardens to visit, education courses, touring programmes including walking groups and providing advice to gardeners. The Society also has a number of specialist circles, including Daffodils, Begonias, Chrysanthemums, Fruit and Vegetables, Floral Art, and Fuchsias. Over fifty Garden Clubs … Continued