Presbyterian Support – Rangiora

Website: www.ps.org.nz/uppersouthisland/ 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

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy is a companion driving service. They offer to collect you, drive you to your destination and provide whatever help is needed at that destination, before delivering you home again. It is perfect for medical appointments, personal grooming appointments, social engagements, shopping trips, scenic drives and airport departures and pick-ups. All Daisies are … Continued

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island

Offer specialised counselling and social work for older people, their families and carers. ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING groups are available and held at the Campbell Centre, 44 Bealey Avenue, (unless otherwise stated). For further information or to enrol for groups, phone 363 8214. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare invites small groups … Continued

Christchurch Resettlement Services

Christchurch Resettlement Services provides free, confidential, services to Refugees and Migrants who come to live in Christchurch. Social Workers are able to help with: Income/benefit concerns; Housing; Health care; Dental care; Family concerns; School issues; Feelings of fear, worry, sadness, anger; Relationships; Clothing and household equipment; Information and counselling. The bilingual workers can: Act as … Continued

Cancer Society of New Zealand (Cant/ West Coast)

The mission of the Cancer Society is to improve community well being by reducing the incidence & impact of cancer. For cancer information & support phone 0800 226 237 (0800CANCER). This helpline is available Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm. An experienced Registered Nurse to answer any question that you might have.(Any Cancer any question). The Cancer … Continued

Papanui Baptist Community Services – Freedom Trust

Friendship Friday Community Lunch – Entertainment and fun, socialising, practical information and faith building. Held 3rd Friday of the month in the lounge and cafe at the Papanui Baptist Church – 12.00 mid-day. Telephone the above number for more information. Sewing and patchwork – Tuition available for beginners. Sewing machines and some material available.  Wednesday … Continued

Ellesmere Community Care Organisation

Located in Leeston but covers the whole Ellesmere area. Budget advice, transport to appointments, practical home help for a variety of situations, referral to other agencies as appropriate. Ellesmere Community Vehicle Trust – Contact Lois Birkett Ph 324 3884 to enquire. -10 seater minibus with volunteer drivers Take people on day trips, concerts and outings. … Continued

Selwyn Central Community Care

A voluntary organisation that supports residents with health issues by providing support for the unwell person and their caregivers. Volunteers are available to give caregivers some time out or to drive people to medical appointments etc. Covers Rolleston, Dunsandel, Weedons, West Melton and surrounding areas.

Lincoln & Districts’ Community Care Assoc Inc

Provide support and information to Lincoln Community and Districts. Open from 9am to 3pm weekdays. www.lincolncomcare.co.nz Services and Activities: 60 Plus exercise group (twice a week) Meals on Wheels Service Resource Library, Budgeting and Counselling Service International Women’s Group Advice on accessing health services Info about Social & Welfare services Hire: wheelchairs, crutches etc – … Continued

Amberley Community Care

Serves the area around Amberley and Leithfield. Key focus of Amberley Community Care is the provision of support for the elderly to enable them to stay in their home. We offer transport to hospital appointments, meals on wheels, and some medical equipment such as lazy boys, wheelchairs, electric beds, walkers.

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