John and his families story- Help Children in crisis find their feet


 A new wave of COVID-19 has again impacted Aotearoa and Cholmondeley Children’s Centre is poised to support whānau in crisis. Already struggling families in Canterbury are currently dealing with distressing issues exacerbated by financial problems, social isolation, a lack of support, and mental and physical health challenges.During and following lockdown, the donations we received helped us to alleviate the pressure on local whānau so that they could focus on their wellbeing. Your support has already made an instrumental difference for our region’s most vulnerable children and we cannot thank you enough.

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4 June 2020

Our families need you more than ever


I can’t even begin to describe the anguish I felt when we closed the doors at Cholmondeley Children’s Centre due to the worldwide pandemic, COVID-19.

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11 March 2020

Read the Williams Family Story - Canterbury Children need You -


As I sit here with Jessica and Emma, nine years since the devastating earthquake that took the lives of so many in Christchurch including their baby brother Tyler.

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20 November 2019

Belinda and her families story - Give today for a brighter tomorrow


My name is Melanie and I’m one of the staff members here at Cholmondeley Children’s Centre who look after the children.

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7 August 2019

Rebecca's Story - Help up to help families flourish


This is Rebecca’s story and hearing her tell it continues to remind me that together we can make a difference.

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21 February 2019

Grace's Story - Help our Children Reach New Heights


“Every child’s situation is different, but our focus at Cholmondeley Children’s Centre always remains the same - doing what's best for the child and making sure they have a safe,...

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24 July 2018

Emma's Story - Reaching Crisis Point


Hi, I’m Emma.

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30 November 2017

Barbara's Story: Parenting Again


Barbara, now in her mid-60s, has looked after her daughter’s children for the last six months. Eight year old Annie, six year old Jane and four year old Ben came into...

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27 July 2017

Jasmine & Jessica's story - You can help keep families together


My journey with Cholmondeley started on the day when I realised that I might lose everything that was important to me; I was at risk of having my girls taken...

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