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 well as professional referrals, to children, women and men experiencing family or sexual violence. A full list of their services is available on their website.