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Mental Health & Addictions Service


Community Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals need to be made from health professionals via Community Support Services Access Pathway (CAP). Please contact your Doctor or Specialist Mental Health Case Manager to discuss requesting a Community Support Worker.

This service assists people with a primary diagnosis of a psychiatric illness, over the age of 18 and who live in the Canterbury region.

See here for access information and referral forms.


Community Support Services are provided in Christchurch urban areas, and rural districts of Ashburton, Rangiora and North Canterbury, Selwyn and Banks Peninsula.

Community Support Work offers assistance with the activities that form part of an individual’s daily life.  

A Continuing Support Service is available for people with long term support needs.

Read more about our community support services here

Contact Details

Contact us online here

334 Lincoln Road
Canterbury 8024

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Street Address

334 Lincoln Road
Canterbury 8024

Postal Address

PO Box 22 004
Christchurch 8140

This page was last updated at 11:54AM on October 26, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Comcare.