Home support and maintenance services available to over 65s. These include general cleaning, hairdressing, gardening, pruning, rotary hoeing and many more.

Home Support and Maintenance Services

Charges for home help services and gardening are kept as low as possible and payment is directly between client and provider. All people who offer their services as home support providers are interviewed, referee and police checked. When a request is received from a client, our co-ordinator contacts the provider who gets in touch with the client and the work is completed.

The home help services were established in 1976 and include help with housework, meal preparation, footcare etc. Hairdressers are also available to visit in the home. Home help services are one of Age Concern Canterbury’s most positive contributions to the objective of keeping older people independent and in their own homes as long as possible. This service works in very closely with the Gardening, Tradesmen and Handymen services.

Spring Cleaning by quote
General Housework $22.00 per hour
Day sitting $25.00 per hour
General Gardening $25.00 per hour
Lawn mowing with gardener’s mower $30.00 per hour


When things break down or are in need of repair, our co-ordinators arrange for a tradesman or handyman to contact the client. Where tradesmen are required, for example electricians or plumbers, we contact a qualified tradesmen who will give professional service and supply a written quote on request.

Handymen are able to supply a wide range of skills at a reasonable charge.

Handymen $22.00 per hour, or by quote.

Contact: Deb McCormick  on 366 0903

Email: team@ageconcerncan.org.nz

Download: Home Support Services Brochure

N.B. Age Concern Canterbury coordinates – it does not employ.

Cleaners Required

Age Concern Canterbury is looking for Cleaners and Gardeners to assist older adults in the community. Casual work is offered with payment on an hourly rate. Drivers Licence essential. Cleaners and Gardeners are required for Selwyn area -Lincoln, Prebbleton, Christchurch area -Hornby, Wigram, Hoon Hay. Please phone Deb on 03 366 0903 for further information.