Kingdom Resources

Statement of services offered: non-profit Christian organisation providing an integrated response to debt and unemployment in Christchurch and North Canterbury. Our services are free. Have trained volunteer budget advisors to help develop systems required for managing money and budgeting for bills. Offer Budgeting Courses – give help for your Personal Spending Plan, banking, dealing with … Continued

Delta Community Support Trust

Also see Evergreen Club in separate listing. Footprints Café – Open Mondays & Wednesdays, 10am-2pm, low cost snacks available. Foodstore – Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-2pm. A food bank where those seeking an emergency food parcel can select the contents from food and household supplies available within a quota. Delta Inn Community Meal – … Continued

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

Heartland Home Equity Loan ( loans / mortgage )

A Heartland Home Equity loan will allow you to borrow against the equity in your home without having to sell it. It releases cash for well needed home alterations, family events, surgery, travel, a new car or whatever is going to improve your quality of life in later years. If you have any questions about … 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) – Women’s Refuge Otautahi – 379 6910 – 66 Durham Street South, – 0800 117 474 (Crisis line) West Christchurch Womens Refuge 03 379 0575 Email “Battered … 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

Christchurch Methodist Mission

Works to reduce disadvantage, so all people live life to the full within inclusive communities. Works with the oldest and youngest members of our community, families in need, and those without social supports If food assistance is needed, identification will be required (ie community services card or driver’s license etc). Links to other Methodist Mission … 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

Budget Advice in the Waimak and Hurunui Districts

Budgeting allows you to gain control of your household finances.It takes time and commitment, but you can do it. They are there to help you through the process. They can help you with budgets, cash-flow planning, debt management and even talk to creditors on your behalf. They can meet you at their offices or in … Continued

Gambling Help Line – 24 hour service

Provide professional counselling services on Gambling related issues. Now funded by Ministry of Health Gambling problem hotline : 0800 654 655 (all calls confidential) Hours Tues 5-9 p.m., Thu night 6-9pm,Fri 12-4pm Maori Gambling Helpline : 0800 654 656 Hrs Wed 5-9pm,Sat 8am noon Mon 12pm-4 pm Pacifika line – 0800 654 657 Debtline specifically … Continued