Canterbury / West Coast
01. Adult Diagnosis
Address: 181 Selwyn Street, Christchurch, 8024
Phone: (04) 337 3659
Address: 91 Cordy’s Rd, Hororata
Phone: 021 225 6633 or (03) 318 0880
University of Canterbury
Address: 20 Kirkwood Ave, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041
Phone: (03) 369 3777
02. Child Diagnosis
Phone: (021) 179 9466
Address: 303 Selwyn St, Spreydon, Christchurch, 8041
Phone: (027) 5050 678
Phone: (027) 519 2433
03. Social Groups
AJ day programme
Address: 426 Tuam Street, Christchurch 8011
Phone: (03) 3749839
Thursday evening sessions, between 4pm and 5pm, at Badminton Hall, Pages Road (next to Cowles Stadium). Run in conjunction with Badminton Canterbury and Special Olympics. These fun sessions allow for skill development.
All ability levels (over the age of 8 years) are welcome. Family members may to come along and join in as well, as the group always requires people to hit the shuttle back!
Chris Ruth Centre
Address: 20 Tankerville Road, Hoon Hay, Christchurch 8025
Phone: (03) 339 2930 or (027) 540 8561
Clip ‘n’ Climb at the YMCA Adventure Centre
The Autism Evening runs every Wednesday during the school term from 4.00pm until 5.15pm. These sessions are run under the guidance of expert tutors.
Entry is payable on the door.
Address: The YMCA Adventure Centre, 239 Waltham Road, Christchurch.
Ten-Pin Bowling Group
Every Tuesday evening a small group meet at Garden City Bowl to socialise and partake in ten-pin bowling. Each session costs $10 and runs for approximately an hour from 7pm. We also welcome siblings and friends to come along and join in the fun if they wish to. The more the merrier.
04. Support Groups
Parent support group
On the last Friday of every month from 10-11.30am.
Young adult social group
A group that uses Lego to help build social and communication skills.
05. Support Organisations
CCS Disability Action
Address: 224 Lichfield Street, Christchurch
Phone: (03) 365 5661 or 0800 227 2255
Address: CDS, Chch Hospital, 2 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011
Phone: 027 523 1031
Address: 42 Buchan St, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023
Phone: 0800866877 or (03)-365 9593
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Work and Income
Address: 337 St Asaph St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011
Phone: 03 962 8369