Good Friends – Arvida Living Well

Good Friends is a new personal care, and home help service available in Christchurch for those who need help to live independently. Using a combination of digital technology and human intuition, Good Friends brings together skilled helpers to offer a personalised support and care plan created just for you. Good Friends works closely with members … Continued

St Lukes in the City Anglican Church

ST LUKES COMMUNITY TRUST:  Contact : Jenny Drury – Ph. 366 3098 The Community Trust’s office remains closed for earthquake repairs, but the Trust continues to operate. Phone the number above for services, activities and help. Or, check out their website. The Trust offers a low cost counselling service and runs events such as an … Continued

Consumer Affairs, Ministry Of

For information regarding CONSUMER enquiries or complaints, look up on the above website or contact the (CAB) Citizens Advice Bureau at 0800 367 222 or Christchurch City (Student Building Polytech) 366 6490, Christchurch North (Fendalton Library) 359 8090 Christchurch West (Hornby) 349 5236, North Canterbury 03 313 8822 or the 0800 FOR CAB-0800 367 222.

Nurse Maude Homecare

For many of Nurse Maude’s clients, being able to retain as much independence as possible, in their community, is an integral part of their quality of life. Homecare is available for anyone recovering in their own home from an accident or surgery and those who have been assessed as needing support or have a life-limiting … Continued

Florence Nightingale Agency Limited ( Care in your home )

Office Hours 8.30am – 5.00pm The Florence Nightingale provides home and community based services in the Canterbury region. Contracted by private means or by ACC to provide personal care, restorative care, brain injury support, community access, shopping, meal preparation and home help. For further information regarding their services, ring the above telephone number.

Miranda Smith Homecare

Miranda Smith Homecare works closely with clients to provide services tailored to their specific needs, at the exact time they choose and by the carer they prefer. They can assist with all aspects of personal care and household tasks from 2 – 24 hour support, seven days a week, including sleepovers. As New Zealand’s longest … Continued

Access Community Health Canterbury

Access Homehealth is a community based charitable organisation providing home based care and support for individuals and families. Serves the Canterbury Community from Kaikoura to Waimate and Arthur’s Pass to Akaroa. Services available: Domestic assistance; Personal care assistance; Childcare; ACC home help; ACC Personal Care/rehabilitation assistance. The services are provided by trained carers under the … Continued

Mitre 10 – shopping trundler

Mitre 10 sell shopping trundlers and they suggest ringing to check that they have them in stock before making a trip to their shop. For information regarding the price of the trundlers, it is advisable to ring.

Wheelchairs for Shoppers

A number of shopping centres in Christchurch have wheelchairs available for shoppers. There is no charge to have the use of a wheelchair, however bookings are advised. Most require ID. The malls include: FreshChoice, (Avonhead Shopping Centre) 358 7775 Ballantynes 379 7400 – ring first as sometimes it needs to be booked. Barrington Mall 332 … Continued

Kaiapoi Community Support

Offer support and services to the Kaiapoi Community. Volunteer drivers are available. Foodbank: Monday to Thursday 9am – 3pm. They also provide a number of other services as well including: Social workers and counsellors, Community law clinic fortnightly, administer Meals on Wheels, community Christmas giving programme. For information on these ring the above number.