Salvation Army – Linwood

Budgeting Service is affiliated to the NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services. The Advisors are all trained and continue to have training and keeping your details confidential is of paramount importance. Advocacy – the staff will support you in finding the correct place to go in order to have your problem heard, or go with … Continued

Rockers of Ages – Community Choirs – The Muse

There is good evidence that singing together can improve health. Sing your way out of the blues by joining a community choir. The choirs are a part of the programme of the Muse Community Music Trust in Christchurch where the philosophy is that everyone can make music and that we learn best when we are … Continued

Te Whare Roimata

. Hours are Monday-Friday 9.00 am-3.00pm. Te Whare Roimata is a grass roots community development organisation working with the inner city people of the eastern community. We provide a range of programmes. Non profit making. You are warmly invited to visit, have a cuppa and take part in programmes of interest to you. Programmes are … Continued

Te Puna Oranga

Work with families around all forms of abuse. Cor service focus is sexual abuse. Hold Kaumatua (Elder) Day once a month. Individuals wanting to attend need to register. Ring the number above. ALSO: – Parenting & Self Awareness Groups for Women – Parenting Group for Men. – Counselling Service

Fitzgerald House

Fax for both Houses 982 2164 Holdsworth House is part of a larger complex offering a full range of care – the ideal choice for partners with differing care needs or for those looking towards ongoing care in the future, dementia and other age related disorders. For more information ‘phone Anglican Aged Care, 363 0900 … Continued

Harakeke Club-Day Centre

Website: Presbyterian Support Upper South island operate the purpose-built Harakeke Club venues in Riccarton and Linwood: friendly, needs-based day programmes for people with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Transport is available to and from the club and a midday meal, morning and afternoon teas provided. The centres are purpose-built stand alone dementia specific facilities … Continued

Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinsons Society of Cant. Inc ( MS and PS )

Offer professional support, information and education for people with and for those providing care for people with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinsons. Approved agent to distribute the TOTAL MOBILITY VOUCHERS(SubsidisedTaxis). Opening hours Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Pain Action In New Zealand PAINZ

Hold monthly meetings with guest speakers and produce a monthly newsletter. Various group meetings. Drop in Centre 9.00am to 3.30pm daily. Coffee Group meets every Wednesday at 10am. Social outings, Bus trips. Have use of the hydrotherapy pools at Burwood Hospital and Christchurch Public Hospital. Agent for Total Mobility taxi vouchers

Womens Swimming Programme ( Ethnic groups )

Swimming for girls, women and under 5 year olds. Private swimming area. $2 per person $1 school age, under 5 free. During school terms – Saturday 3pm to 4 pm at Aqua Gym, 459 Cashel St, Christchurch. Run by Christchurch Resettlement Services.

Linwood Ave Union Church Walking Group

City Council Walk and Talk group held at the church every Wednesday 10:00am. Informative talks follow the walk on alternate Wednesdays. Church office/drop in centre open 9:00am-12:00pm mid-day Ring the above number for further information.