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How we’ve made a difference to Kiwi families in the last year

We supported 2460

clients through Enliven services in 2015.

EOY 2016 statistics

We supported 2821

clients through Enliven services in 2016.

EOY 2016 statistics

861 elderly

were cared for through day programmes.

EOY 2016 statistics

32,047 hours

were put into Enliven services by volunteers.

EOY 2016 statistics


clients were helped through counselling & social work in Mid-Canterbury/Ashburton.

EOY 2016 statistics


of clients reported an enhanced quality of life (safety, security, well-being).

Data collated by client surveys


of clients reported an increased social connection.

Data collated by client surveys


of clients reported improved social functioning.

Data collated by client surveys


of clients experienced responsive systems & a more inclusive society.

Data collated by client surveys

8,351 hours

were spent by clients in Enlivens’ Harakeke  Day Clubs.

EOY 2016 statistics

11,157 hours

were spent by clients in Enliven’s Totara Day Clubs.

EOY 2016 statistics

5,250+ hours

spent by clients in Enliven’s HomeShare Day Programmes.

EOY 2016 statistics

Get Involved

Your time can make a difference

Volunteers make an enormous difference to the service we provide at Enliven. We like to take care of them! All Enliven volunteers receive training, supervision and ongoing support. You’ll find volunteers working in every area of the organisation – supporting our professional staff and bringing acceptance, joy and social connection to our many clients.

Whatever your skills and your availability, please consider volunteering with Enliven and Presbyterian Support today.

We’ve also helped


Read some of the stories from our volunteers who ensure the older clients have meaning and purpose in their day and help with tasks they may find difficult.

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A supporter’s story

earthquake helpline
Earthquake Support is there to help and assist you when dealing with your earthquake rebuild becomes too much by yourself.

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Bob’s story

falls prevention
When Bob*, an active, sociable 84 year old, took a fall recently, it wasn't the physical impact that caused him to struggle.

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Judy comes home

earthquake support
When builders poured the foundations for her new home - in the wrong place, Judy knew that she couldn't manage her rebuild alone.

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