Work Focused Anxiety Counselling – Catapult

A 10 week one-on-one anxiety counselling programme to increase work readiness for people out of work, or to assist people whose anxiety affects their work. Who is eligible: Work and Income clients who are eligible, or in receipt of a Disability Allowance or individuals able to fund sessions themselves. The Counselling Team; Maree Stachel-Williamson (MNZAC, … Continued

Presbyterian Support – Rangiora

Website: The North Canterbury Presbyterian Support provides a range of services. Open 8.30am to 5pm weekdays. Totara Club (day programme for older people living in the community). It offers company, activities and outings. Phone number as above, operates 5 days a week. By assessment. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare … Continued

Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

MHERC offers a free mental health library for the people of the South Island. Books, CDs, DVDs and videos on a wide range of mental health topics are available for loan. A free return postal service is available to anyone who lives in the South Island. The library service can be accessed in person at … Continued

South West Baptist Church (New Horizons)

Formerly Spreydon Baptist There are numerous community ministries under the umbrella of South West Baptist Church.: New Horizons provides activities such as: Coffee morning. 1st Thursday each month at 10.30am. Outings, fellowship, interest groups, speakers. get-togethers. Ring number above for timetable. Monday Movers – 6 Balcairn Street, Halswell. Ph322 7244. Meets on Monday at 1.15pm. … Continued

Thrive ( previously Port Hills Therapists )

Helping people stay well, happy and active in their homes and communities ie. Thrive Catherine Fink and Louise Tapper are proud to present Thrive. They have rebranded from Port Hill Therapists as Thrive better represents what they do. Check out the fresh new website The key services remain the same and are: • Positive … Continued

Stepping Stone Trust

Stepping Stone trust is a 24hr Christian based mental health recovery service. Working towards recovery for those suffering mental illness. Provides respite houses for short term care and community support workers provide assistance and care for clients in the community. Contact Glenn Dodson 337 6644

Pukeko Blue Limited

Pukuko blue is an organisation that provide care by working together with clients,  families and key services to support each individual who chooses to live there to attain an optimum state of wellness, autonomy, stimulation, comfort and happiness. This is achieved by: Offering a creative, positive and homely environment which enhances the Client’s Quality of … Continued

Brain Injury Association (Canterbury/West Coast)

The goal of the Brain Injury Association (Canterbury) (Te Whakaruruhau) is to assist people with brain injuries, and their families, towards a quality of life which maximises potential, choice and independence. Offer support and information, also assistance with helping to find the appropriate professional help or service, assistance with advocacy and liaison with ACC and … Continued

Richmond New Zealand Trust Limited

Richmond is a non government organisation that provides community-based mental health and disability support services nationwide. It was established in New Zealand in 1978 and is affiliated with many other organisations worldwide as part of the international network of Richmond Fellowship. About us gives details about the evolution to Richmond New Zealand Trust Limited. Our … Continued

Adult Community Referral Centre – ACRC (formerly Older Persons Health)

Many subsidised services are available to help people remain independent and in their own home through the Adult Community Referral Centre ( ACRC ). They can be referred to you through your GP. If you are having difficulty with day to day tasks around the home, cooking, or with personal care please discuss this with … Continued