AVIVA Christchurch

Aviva is a Canterbury, specialist family and sexual violence agency, established in 1973 as Christchurch Women’s Refuge. Our aim is to better support people to overcome family violence and live fulfilled lives – together or apart. Digital Wings computers provided our staff members and volunteers access to technology to allow them to do their life-changing work.In the last financial year we supported over 1,800 children, young people, men and women to overcome their experiences of family violence. We also answered more than 4,600 calls for support on our 0800 support line.

Programme outcomes include: