In light of the tragedy on 15th March 2019, we expect to prioritise the care of those in the community that have been affected. That includes those not directly affected. Trauma wakes old trauma. Please tell us when you call if it relates to the tragedy, even indirectly, so we can prioritise you. These are also contact points.

Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor 

Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP)

Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Healthline – 0800 611 116

Samaritans – 0800 726 666

The Canterbury Men’s Centre provides Christchurch Counselling, couples counselling, Ashburton counselling, Kaiapoi counselling and life coaching. We also do a lot more for Canterbury men in pursuing our aim of Happy Healthy Canterbury Men.

What the CMC Offers

About The Canterbury Men's Centre

The Canterbury Men’s Centre emerged from the August 2007 Men’s Issues Summit. Since then our CEO, staff and board have been diligently working on achieving our mission statement of Healthy Happy Canterbury Men.

The Blokes’ Book Canterbury

The Blokes’ Book is a listing of Canterbury agencies and services relevant to men’s health and well-being. They are free, so please order some by writing to and telling us how many you would like.


We make it easy for you to get the support you need and make the most of life.

Care for male survivors

We have peer support workers that have been trained to help men make sense of what happened as well as how to move on.

For Men

A summary of our other projects relevant to men in Canterbury.
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Let’s Share Some Interesting Numbers

Counselling Hours /year

Counselling Appointments

Volunteer Hours /year

Get in Touch with the Canterbury Men's Centre

We would love to hear from you. Send us a message today.

357 Gloucester St, Linwood, Christchurch

Call Us: 03 365 9000 | or Text Us: 022 302 4966 (SMS only)

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