Community : Health and Wellbeing

Alpha Support Centre

To provide people with high to complex intellectual disabilities vocational and recreational activities
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Autlink Foundation

Provides training and support around the specific needs of individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) including those with Asperger Syndrome or Pervasive Developmental Disorder, to help them live in our world.
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Burwood Hospital Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy Pool

A range of health services are offered.
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C.A.R.E.

C.A.R.E Services Trust - Counselling, Assessment of Needs, Resources & information, Equity. The Trust was formed to provide Support and Advocacy for families of children with disabilities. Lillian is also contracted by Waikato District Health Board Disabilty Support Link as Needs Assessor.
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Child & Family Inpatient Unit – Canterbury DHB

The Child and Family Inpatient Unit provides inpatient assessment and treatment for children under 16 years and their families with severe psychiatric, emotional, developmental and/or behavioural disabilities.
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Christchurch Methodist Mission

We respond to urgent needs but also encourage people to up-skill, gain confidence and participate positively in their own futures. We seek to break the cycle of difficult circumstances and offer new opportunities and hope for individuals and families. We believe that most people given the right support, the right opportunities and chances, do have the ability to make positive change in their lives - a better future for themselves and their families.
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Christian Fellowship for Disabled Christchurch

CFFD aims to provide Christian encouragement and outreach to people with and without disabilities to equip people to grow spiritually, mentally and socially.
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Continence Service

The Continence Advisory Service supports adults and children over four years (together with their families/whanau and carers) who experience bladder and bowel control problems. Please note that only children from seven years can be seen with bedwetting alone.
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Early Intervention Coordination Service

The Early Intervention Coordination Service (EICS) was jointly established and is run by the 5 Early Intervention providers in Christchurch - (CCS Disability Action Canterbury, Conductive Education Canterbury, Ministry of Education Group Special Education in conjunction with Beacon House Children’s Therapy Team and The Champion Centre). EICS was established to manage and streamline the referral and assessment process for children requiring a multi disciplinary Early Intervention service.
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Enable New Zealand

Enable New Zealand is a multi-service organisation working to assist disabled and older people, their families, whanau, hapu, employers, health professionals and disability support organisations.
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Enrich Community Chaplaincy Trust

Enrich is an interdenominational Christian chaplaincy service for people with intellectual disabilities and some other illnesses and disabilities.
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Family Planning

Family Planning promotes a positive view of sexuality, informed choice and access to accurate information and quality sexual and reproductive health services
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Healthcare NZ

Individualised funding (IF) lets you manage all aspects of the home and community support services you receive. This includes help with household management and personal care. You get to choose who provides your support, how it is delivered and when.
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Kaiapoi Community Support

A community organisation with a Co-ordinator and volunteer staff who provide various social service supports to the community.
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Kids with Arthritis New Zealand

To support children with Arthritis and their families, - with regular local activities in 10 regions throughout NZ - information on government support services available and peer support from families dealing with the same health issues.
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Kids with Arthritis NZ

With Arthritis New Zealand is the New Zealand support group for children with arthritis and their families.
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Kidsline

Trained and supported Year 12 and 13 student “buddies” provide telephone support and listening for under 13’s.
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Manawanui Individualised Funding Support

Aims to support people to take charge of their disability support services. Individualised funding is a payment mechanism to enable disabled people and their families to directly manage the Ministry of Health funded disability supports they receive. These supports are allocated by the NASC (Lifelinks).
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Nurse Maude Health & Mobility Shop

From walking frames to wheelchairs, continence supplies to cutlery, and almost everything in between, the Nurse Maude Health & Mobility Supplies shop has equipment and products you can hire and buy to maintain your independence in your own home.
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People First Christchurch and Midsouth

“Nothing About Us Without Us” is our motto. People First is a self- advocacy organisation, run by and for people with learning (intellectual) disability.
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Recreate NZ

To provide quality, age-appropriate, adventure, recreational and social programmes for children and young people with disabilities, to improve their physical, intellectual and emotional wellbeing.
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Royal NZ Plunket Society- Christchurch

Plunket offers a range of free services to all families and whanau with babies from 4 weeks old and children up to 5 years of age.
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Therapy Professionals Ltd

For the people we provide services to we aim to: improve the quality of their lives; promote independence; promote inclusion
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up2date

To provide information, resources, support worker database for use by disabled people and families.
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Vaka Tautua

Contribute to the overall health and wellbeing of Pacific people in Aotearoa.
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Whetu Star

Our vision is to support families and their children with disabilities, as they seek to lead their children in God’s ways.
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