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Canterbury DHB - Single Point of Entry for Child, Adolescent & Family (CAFLink & CAFEm)

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CAFLink (Single Point of Entry)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Non-acute specialist mental health community services

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Contact CAFLink on 0800 218 219 Option 1

Description

CAFLink is the Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service 'single point of entry function' which streamlines access to mental health services in Canterbury for children, adolescents and their families.…

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CAFEm (CAF Emergency Team)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Contact CAFEm on 0800 218 219 Option 2.

Description

The CAFEm (Emergency Team) manages emergency presentations for children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years, between the hours of 8.30am and 5pm.

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

For emergency assistance outside of these hours, please contact the Single Point of Entry - Crisis team.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Contact Details

Beside Heathcote Building
The Princess Margaret Hospital
Christchurch 8022

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Street Address

Beside Heathcote Building
The Princess Margaret Hospital
Christchurch 8022

Postal Address

PO Box 800
Christchurch

This page was last updated at 1:09PM on July 6, 2018.