CAP LIFE SKILLS: A friendly, fun community group that empowers people to thrive on a low income.

Is living on a low income making life a daily challenge? Do you feel restricted from experiencing the best of life because of your finances? CAP Life Skills is here to empower you to truly thrive on a low income by giving you practical, helpful tools to enjoy life and make the most out of what you have.

How it works

CAP Life Skills is a relaxed and supportive environment full of like-minded people from your community, with course material designed to help you flourish even on a low income. Throughout the course, you’ll learn vital life skills such as, how to make smart money decisions, how to shop and cook healthy food on a budget, and how to build healthy, happy relationships.

Read below to find out more, or call free on 0508 227 888 to find out how CAP Life Skills can help you thrive.

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How CAP can help


CAP Life Skills provides a fun community of like-minded people who you can support and be supported by throughout the course. As you become part of the group, you’ll not only learn vital life-skills, but you’ll also make some great friends!


The 8-week course is a fun and interactive way to learn practical skills that help you make the most of what you have. Sessions include how to identify needs and wants, building an easy-to-use budget and cooking balanced, affordable meals. You'll also learn keys to developing healthy relationships and a life full of joy.


Your Life Skills coaches will provide you with practical and relevant support to help you get the most out of the group. They are open and caring people who will walk with you every step of the Life Skills journey.

Find your local Life Skills group

To join the Life Skills in your area, call the CAP team on 0508 227 111

Far North


Central Auckland
North Shore
South Auckland

Bay of Plenty



Is CAP just for Christians?

No. CAP helps anyone, regardless of religious beliefs, race, nationality, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.

Does your service cost anything?

No. CAP’s services are free – funded by individuals, businesses, churches and charitable trusts from all parts of New Zealand.

“I feel like I was part of something important and useful.”

“CAP Life Skills hasn't only provided valuable advice on budgeting but also a sense of community with other attendees.” – Sean & Bex