24 groups and organisations are currently tenants at Christchurch Community House. To visit each of their website, simply click on their name. To find out more information, please scroll down through the Tenant Information Directory below:
Virtual Office holders do not have a physical space in Christchurch Community House, but use CCH as a contact point. Currently our Virtual Office holders are:
Girl Guiding New Zealand
Japanese Society of Canterbury
Social Equity and Wellbeing Network
Tenant Information Directory
2040 Limited is a social enterprise whose mission is:
A-OK.NZ is a NZ provider of quality, internationally recognised training that equips people to be able to have life-supporting conversations.
A-OK NZ has partnered with internationally and nationally recognised training providers that care about the mental and emotional safety of our communities.
Arthritis New Zealand Kaiponapona Aotearoa
Arthritis New Zealand is a national charity that provides information, advice and support to people diagnosed with any form of arthritis, including gout arthritis and fibromyalgia. They advocate for people with arthritis by funding research, contributing to health policy, and collaborating with healthcare professionals. Support services include camps and information for teens and children with arthritis and their caregivers, a national toll-free number to get information and advice, in-person and online contactless support groups, peer support service, videos, webinars, online courses for clinical and non-clinical health professionals, a dedicated website for people with osteoarthritis, called MyJointPain.co.nz, a regular eNews containing useful information and advice for people with arthritis, and a very active online presence on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Tiktok.
Assistance Dogs New Zealand Trust
Assistance Dogs New Zealand Trust (ADNZT) is a registered charitable trust, providing trained dogs to clients with any disability. We are committed to providing a quality service which evaluates each applicant individually and provides assessment, training and follow-up to each individual client's specific needs. We provide our service to people with a range of disabilities and will consider an application from any person with a disability.
Beneficiary Advisory Service
BAS gives practical, expert advice and assistance on issues experienced by people on benefits and low incomes. We concentrate on welfare issues but can also help with ACC and Employment matters. We also are able to assist clients in / from domestic violence situations. If you have a problem that no one else has been able to help with, we may be able assist.
Blue Light is a registered charity that works in partnership with the police to deliver an extensive range of youth programmes and activities. It does this by providing young people with positive lifestyle alternatives and strategies to avoid becoming an offender or victim of crime. This encourages better relations between the police, young people, their parents, and the community.
The Cacophony Project
Every day, all around New Zealand, the dawn chorus tells us that our birdlife is one of our greatest treasures. Yet, New Zealand’s native birds are under threat from introduced predators such as possums, rats and stoats. The Cacophony Project is developing a set of technologies that will be deployed throughout New Zealand (incl lure invasive predators with sound and light; observe predators using a thermal camera; identify predators automatically using machine learning algorithms; eliminate positively identified predators; monitor the bird song over time to measure the impact.
Care Solutions is a non- government agency currently providing quality care for children, young people and adults. Care Solutions provides supervised contacts in the Nelson, Blenheim, Christchurch and Wellington area through Ministry of Justice and/or Oranga Tamariki, the Permanent Caregiver Support Service and for private clients.
The Christchurch Collective for the Homeless
The Christchurch Collective for the Homeless Charitable Trust (CCHCT) help individuals & families get into housing. Our service primarily looks to assist people with housing issues, but frequently there are other significant issues such as no ID, no way to be contacted, health problems, and limited support. Basically, we look at all the needs of our clients that stem from housing issues to assess how we can support them.
Our services include;
1) Advocacy and Support.
2) CCHCT run a HUI every third month. The hui facilitates our clients accessing essential services at or via the hui, and a wonderful meal is provided.
3) Any DONATIONS of food & clothing for the homeless to take away from the hui as available. We also have some household items & furniture (as available).
4) CCHCT also run a BREAKFAST & distribute vegetables & other food as available every Tuesday morning at Margaret Mahy Park (BBQ area).
5) CCHCT also have an annual BBQ/Fun day for the homeless, friends & family/whanau.
6) CCHCT (in collaboration with other agencies) do a Christmas Function
Depression Support Network
We provide community support for young people and adults whose lives are affected by the experience of depression.
The Depression Support Network:
- Provides community support for the youth and adults of Canterbury whose lives are affected by depression
- Provides safe places where people can find empathy, acceptance and understanding
- Provides for the generational, cultural diversity that exists in our community
- Works with other organisations to facilitate better support for people
- Facilitates awareness and knowledge of depression through education, presence and dialogue
We support people whose lives are being affected by the experience of depression. We provide safe places where people can find empathy, acceptance and understanding as they learn to manage and recover from the affects of depression. Group Support Providing support, information, resources and education in confidential, social settings.
Family Drug Support Aotearoa New Zealand
Family Drug Support Aotearoa New Zealand, is a not for profit organisation that supports family, whanau and friends of people with alcohol and other drug issues. We provide an 0800 number staffed by volunteers and a very informative website. Our aim is to help families who care about others to develop the coping and resilience strategies which will enable them to stay strong and be there for the person they are caring about.
Inclusive Aotearoa Collective Tāhono
Interpreting New Zealand - Christchurch
Interpreting New Zealand exists to break down the language barrier between English-speaking professionals and their clients. We provide interpreters in some 70 languages, including NZ Sign Language. Our service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer face-to-face, telephone or video interpreting, depending on your need and location.
Kidz Need Dadz
Strengthening father-child relationships through support, education and fun.
Children need two loving and supportive parents whether the family all lives under the same roof or not. Kidz Need Dadz' mission is to help New Zealand men be the best fathers they can be. Through education and support we help dads to play an active part in their children's lives. As well as supporting fathers, we educate the broader community about the need for dads to be involved with their children.
We can help with parenting, relationship separation, assistance with legal advice and mentoring, information on health and wellbeing services for men, and events for dads to meet up.
Phone: 03 9822440 or 0800 563 123
Life in Vacant Spaces
The Nest Collective
All over New Zealand, the not-for-profit organisation StarJam inspires young people with disabilities (our Jammers) to express themselves through music, dance, singing and performance. Their workshops, gigs and discos are fun and exciting spaces for Jammers to grow in confidence, discover musical and performance talents and make lifelong friends.
TechMate (initially known as Addington.net) is a community organisation based in Christchurch that grows digital inclusion in our community with the help of dedicated volunteers and board members. Over the past twenty years, TechMate has provided affordable access to information and communication technologies for many people. They are funded through the generosity of several local community organisations and sponsors.