The Group's services to members and the community

We offer:

  • Telephone advice and referrals.
  • A bi-monthly newsletter. Contact the editor at PO Box 29-256, Riccarton 8440, Christchurch, or at, if you want to contribute a poem, recipe, book review, letter, or get well story.
  • Monthly support meetings run by our Community Worker, Anna Grenfell. You can contact her on 03-365-5887 or at The meetings are always friendly and informative, and all members are welcome to attend.
  • Library books and reference material free of charge. These are available at support meetings, and can be perused at the meeting, or borrowed.
  • Telephone and email link for messages.
  • Information kits for new members, for doctors, and for school counsellors.

To join the Group:

  • Annual membership: $30.00 ($20.00 unwaged and low incomes). The membership year coincides with the calendar year.
  • Please fill in the new membership form which you can obtain by clicking here and send it with the appropriate membership fee, to the Membership Secretary, PO Box 29-256, Riccarton 8440, Christchurch.
  • To renew your membership please fill in the form obtained here and give it with the fee to the membership secretary or community worker.