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Aspire Canterbury: Support and resources for independent living

Wednesday, May 18, 2016   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: disabilities, Community Groups, services, support, older people

Aspire Canterbury is a not-for-profit organisation providing a number of services to support members of the community with mobility issues, including the disabled and older people, and those that support them.

Visit the Aspire Canterbury websie for more information on their services, or you can visit them at 314 Worcester Street or freephone 0800 347 242.

Disability Information Service

This free service offers advice and information, including regular updates on information relevant to the disability sector. Aspire Canterbury also produces the comprehensive Christchurch and Canterbury Community Services Directory, containing details of over 300 community organisations.

Call 03 66 6189 to get information and advice or email disinfo[at]aspirecanterbury.org.nz.

Mobile Unit and Shop

Aspire Canterbury's mobile service offers fun free interactive demsonstrations, bringing their information services as well as mobile shop directly to you.

The mobile servies is available to rest homes, retirement villages and all community and support grous in the wider Canterbury region.

Email the Mobile Service to organise a visit (mobileservices[at]aspirecanterbury.org.nz).

Total Mobility Scheme

Aspire Canterbury is one of the largest approved Total Mobility agencies in Christchurch.

This scheme provides 50% discounted taxi fares to eligible people up to a maximum subsidy of $35 per one-way trip in the Canterbury area.

Member benefits include shopping discounts, newsletters and special events.

Contact Aspire Canterbury for more information on the Total Mobility Scheme (03 366 9093 or taxivouchers[at]aspirecanterbury.org.nz).

Mobile Equipment Hire

Aspire Canterbury provides wheelchairs, portable ramps and walkers at competitive hireage rates.