The building’s name, Te Korowai (meaning cloak), signifies safety, strength, and connection for both staff and clients alike. A gifted korowai will permanently reside at Te Korowai.
The building, named Te Korowai – The Home of Presbyterian Support Upper South Island, will house about 60 staff, including corporate and service employees.
"1737, need to talk?" is New Zealand’s national mental health and addictions helpline number. The 4-digit number is free to text or call anytime (24/7).
Each year our Enliven teams are on the lookout for gifts to support isolated older people at Christmas. There's usually plenty for kids, but not for adults.
The benefit John receives from belonging to HomeShare “means a hell of a lot” he says, and positively impacts his life all week, not just on Fridays
In early December a team of ten employees from the Ministry for Social Development (MSD) offered us a day of their time before Christmas.
On Monday, November 12th, Presbyterian Support’s inaugural service morning tea was hosted by HomeShare in North Canterbury.
Alzheimer’s NZ recently contributed $27,670 to the Enliven HomeShare service in Canterbury. This contribution recognises that Presbyterian Support (USI) and Alzheimer’s NZ share the same goal of improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their care partners in New Zealand.
Enliven and Family Works volunteers are vital to the work we do at Presbyterian Support—last year 297 volunteers donated 32,409 hours!