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Green Prescription - Otago & Southland

Community Health Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Green Prescription is a free intervention programme aimed at those aged 17 and above. Our trained Green Prescription (GRx) staff provide free personalised support for you to begin your journey to a healthier, more active you.  The programme is designed to enhance physical, mental and social wellbeing through free physical activity and healthy eating support. We will work with you to find the best solution for your circumstances, whether you are new or returning to physical activity.

In Southland, we provide initial phone consultation and phone-based support (once a month for three months).

For more information, see the Active Southland website

In Otago, we provide initial phone consultation and phone-based support (once a month for three months).

For more information, see the Sport Otago website here. 

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

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Referral

Click here to complete a self-referral form for Otago.

Click here to complete a self-referral form for Southland.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

No fees apply.

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (24 Mar), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr), Southland Anniversary (22 Apr).

Services Provided

Green Prescription

Our Service Includes: Ideas, tips and information about healthy eating and activity/sport options. Trial passes and subsidised rates for some facilities/physical activity options. Opportunities and support to try new things. Goal setting and motivational support.

Service types: Exercise and activity, Wellness / healthy lifestyle, Healthy eating.

Our Service Includes:

  • Ideas, tips and information about healthy eating and activity/sport options.
  • Trial passes and subsidised rates for some facilities/physical activity options.
  • Opportunities and support to try new things.
  • Goal setting and motivational support.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Wheelchair accessible toilet, Mobility parking space, Quiet, low sensory environment, A longer appointment time

Region

Dunedin - South Otago, Southland

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

ILT Stadium Southland
Surrey Park Road
Glengarry
Invercargill
Southland 9810

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Street Address

ILT Stadium Southland
Surrey Park Road
Glengarry
Invercargill
Southland 9810

This page was last updated at 11:35AM on March 11, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Otago & Southland.