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

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) – info@refugewestcoast.org.nz Women’s Refuge Otautahi – 379 6910 – 66 Durham Street South, admin@owr.org.nz – 0800 117 474 (Crisis line) West Christchurch Womens Refuge 03 379 0575 Email W.W.R@xtra.co.nz “Battered … Continued

Ebborn Law

One of the leading firms providing legal aid in Canterbury. Legal Aid is the government funded/subsidised service to assist people on low incomes to access quality legal services. They have experience with older people who have suffered abuse from partners or family members and those who require assistance with Child Youth and Family or parenting/grandparenting … Continued

Age Concern Canterbury

OFFICE HOURS : 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday COMMUNITY HEALTH Team: Give us a call if you are concerned about an older person. Information and advocacy available. ABUSE and NEGLECT PREVENTION: Confidential service aimed at improving the quality of life of older people in abusive situations. Refer to Kerry, Sarah or Lynne. … Continued

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