City Mission

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1,732 people engaged with AOD counsellors in 2017

 We provide social work support and help to those suffering from alcohol and other drug addictions and/or social difficulty.

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9,000 families given food parcels each year

To children, families and individuals who are struggling we give food and practical help. We believe this is a basic human right.

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55 beds available nightly for emergency accommodation

We help men and women who are homeless, fighting addictions and isolation. We also provide emergency accommodation for families.

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Get Involved

There are many ways to be involved
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Volunteer

We're after superstar volunteers to help us in our Foodbank, are you up to the challenge?

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We're asking "Are you okay?"

Your involvement helps the Mission to provide important services to the community. Click on the link to view our short video.

Our Careforce team has a special interest in the Mission. They make regular donations on weekly, fortnightly, monthly or an annual basis.

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Help our Foodbank

We are extremely grateful for all the donations we receive throughout the year, they help us to assist around 30 families a day. The number of people seeking assistance in the new year has continued to increase. If you can help with food donations it would be greatly appreciated.

I’ve been a supporter for all my working life. I like reading about life changes that are positive in our community. I understand the hardship people go through. I believe there is always a light at the end of the tunnel, many times we are that light.
B.J, Casebrook.

We Can Help

With a range of community and outreach services

Social Services

Social Services encompasses a broad range of services including social work, budget support, food assistance and emergency accommodation.  These services aim to build stronger communities and promote equality and opportunity.

 

 

 

Alcohol & Other Drugs

The City Mission Drug and Other Alcohol service provides specialist services for substance use and dependence.  Support is available for people aged 13 years and over providing case management and counselling support for alcohol and other drug and co existing mental health conditions.  

 

Phone our central office on: (03) 365 0635

News

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25 December 2018

City Mission Christmas Day lunch a success in a year of growing need

More than 500 people tucked into 120 pavlovas, 150 Christmas puddings, 90 legs of lamb, and about 400 kilograms of ham during the annual event at Christchurch East School.

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6 December 2018

Carol Service

The Christmas season can be an incredibly busy and stressful time for a lot of organisations.

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3 December 2018

Walk of Stars 2018

Following the success of our first campaign in 2017, the Walk of Stars is back again in 2018 and we are grateful for the opportunity to celebrate the many supporters we have across the city.

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    25 December 2018

    City Mission Christmas Day lunch a success in a year of growing need

    More than 500 people tucked into 120 pavlovas, 150 Christmas puddings, 90 legs of lamb, and about 400 kilograms of ham during the annual event at Christchurch East School.

    Read More
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    6 December 2018

    Carol Service

    The Christmas season can be an incredibly busy and stressful time for a lot of organisations.

    Read More
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    3 December 2018

    Walk of Stars 2018

    Following the success of our first campaign in 2017, the Walk of Stars is back again in 2018 and we are grateful for the opportunity to celebrate the many supporters we have across the city.

    Read More