What is Safer Mid Canterbury?

Safer Mid Canterbury is the largest locally-driven provider of community services in the Ashburton District. We are a non-profit organisation that has been operating as a charitable trust for more than 25 years, providing free and confidential services that focus on a healthier, stronger and safer community for all.

Safe Communities Foundation NZ

Safe Communities Ashburton

Safe Communities is an all of community approach to developing a plan for the district, that aims to reduce injury and enhance safety, across a range of areas within our community.

Our Stories

The outcome-driven programmes and services run by Safer Mid Canterbury provide positive opportunities, pathways for change, and help people to make good choices. Have a read through some of our case studies below to learn more about the work we do and the impact it has on the lives of people in our community.

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