Welcome to
Christchurch Resettlement Services

CRS exists to support people from refugee and migrant backgrounds living in Ōtautahi/Christchurch to settle successfully in Aotearoa/New Zealand by providing a range of professional services that build on strengths to promote wellbeing and resilience.

CRS stands in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters in the wake of 15 March.

Donations gladly accepted via the “Donate” button


Bilingual Community Work

Providing cultural, linguistic and community-based support to clients from refugee backgrounds and staff across all areas of service delivery.

Social Work

A social work response for resettlement and acculturation issues, mental health and family violence.

Health Promotion

Improving social inclusion, wellbeing and positive health practices for people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Counselling

Providing counselling for people from CALD backgrounds, either in their mother tongue, or through an interpreter.

Psychosocial and Mental Health Support

For people affected by the 15 March mosque attacks.