Social Services Directory - COVID19

Locals facing tough times are encouraged to make use of the community support that is ready to rally
around them.

If you’re unsure of who to contact for support you can touch base with Waimakariri District Council on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMK GOV) for a steer in the right direction.

You can also download an A5 PDF brochure for printing which summarises the below. Either click on this sentence or the image below.

External Agencies – Who do I talk to?

Money Concerns

Mortgages
People should get in touch with their bank in the first instance.

Ministry of Social Development
Wage subsidies, benefits and
pensions, emergency housing
0800 559 009

Tenants Protection Association
03 379 2297

Legal and Budgeting Advice

Community Law Canterbury
03 366 6870

Citizens Advice Bureau
North Canterbury
03 313 8822
northcanterbury@cab.org.nz
www.cab.org.nz

Budgeting Services North Canterbury
03 313 3505
servicemanager@bsnc.org.nz
www.bsnc.org.nz

Health Advice and Social Isolation
Ministry of Health
0800 358 5453
www.health.govt.nz/coronavirus

Healthline
0800 611 116

COVID-19 Website
0800 779 997
www.covid19.govt.nz

Waitaha Health
0800 800 743
https://waitaha.health.nz/

Pegasus Health
03 379 1739
https://www.pegasus.health.nz/

Local Business Support

Enterprise North Canterbury
03 327 3135
office@enterprise.co.nz
www.northcanterbury.co.nz/covid-19

Ministry of Social Development
0800 559 009
Wage subsidies, leave support payments, redundancy and recruitment services.

General Wellbeing

The Salvation Army| Rangiora Corps
03 313 2370

Community Wellbeing
North Canterbury Trust
03 310 6375
www.wellbeingnc.org.nz

Hope Community Trust
Counselling Services
03 928 3066

Presbyterian Support
0800 477 874
https://psuppersouth.org.nz/

St John of God Waipuna
03 386 2159
www.sjog.org.nz/contact-us/st-john-of-god-waipuna

Age Concern
03 366 0903 or 0800 803 344
team@ageconcerncan.org.nz
www.ageconcerncan.org.nz/

National Counselling Line
Txt 1737

Family and Community Services – search engine
https://family.services.govt.nz/#/

Oxford Community Trust
03 312 3006
https://oxfordtrust.co.nz/

Social Services Waimakariri
Nicki Carter 022 3177 660
facilitator@sswaimak.nz

Mental Health

Sparklers
https://sparklers.org.nz/

Mental Health Foundation
www.mentalhealth.org.nz/Alright?
www.allright.org.nz/

Crime and Family Violence

NZ Police
Non-urgent issues via 105
In an emergency call 111
www.police.govt.nz

Family Violence
www.police.govt.nz/advice-services/family-violence

Māori and Pacifica Support Services

Tuahiwi Marae
03 313 5543
https://ngaitahu.iwi.nz/te-runanga-o-ngai-tahu/papatipu-runanga/ngai-tuahuriri/

Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu
0800 187 689

He Waka Tapu
0800 439 252

Purapura Whetu -
0800 4 WHETU (0800 4 94388)

ETU Pacifica
03 365 1002
info@etupacifica.co.nz

Ministry for Pacific Peoples
www.mpp.govt.nz

Migrants and Newcomers Group
ethniccommunities.govt.nz
Denise Wiggins
021 241 8793

Children

Oranga Tamariki
0508 326 459
Contact@ot.govt.nz

Mana Ake
https://manaake.health.nz/

Free Parent Helpline
0800 568 856

Talking with Children about COVID-19

Save the Children Support and Information
www.savethechildren.org.nz

Home Schooling Advice

Ministry of Education
www.education.govt.nz

Plunket Line
0800 933 922

Rural Support

Rural Support Trust
0800 787 254
www.rural-support.org.nz