Resources Available to Help You Get Through

The COVID-19 pandemic has well and truly highlighted the value of community, but it has also brought and continues to bring extreme changes to the livelihoods, lifestyles and general wellbeing of many residents.

It’s a very distressing time for a lot people, and anyone struggling, one way or another, is encouraged to seek help.

If you’re not sure how or where to start, this list of community support resources is a great place to begin and it includes networks who offer support with money concerns, mental health, legal advice, talking with children about COVID-19 and much more.

It has been created in partnership with Social Services Waimakariri to help channel affected organisations, businesses and individuals to the support they need.

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

And let’s not forget, seeking help is a sign of strength.