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Comcare

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

Comcare is a New Zealand registered Charitable Trust whose purpose is to assist people who experience mental illness and addictions live well in the Canterbury community through the provsion of quality community services.

Programmes

Community Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

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…

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Description

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…

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Community Integration Service (CIS)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

See here for access information and referral forms.

Description

Our Community Integration Service (CIS) finds positive, creative solutions for people who are perceived by others, or view themselves to be ‘stuck’ in hospital or residential services, when clinically they…

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Activelinks

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

See here for access information and referral forms.

Description

Activelinks provides support to “get active” through increasing participation in physical activity, sport, recreation and leisure pursuits. The aim of the service is to promote independence and involvement in community…

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Peer Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whanau support

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Peer Support is for anyone who is struggling with mental illness. People can self-refer, be referred by SMHS, their GP or other community services.

See here for access information and…

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Description

Peer Support Service supports people, through shared experience, to make sense of what is happening for them and how they want to move forward. A Peer Supporter can meet regularly…

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Warmline - 0800 899 276

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - mental health

Regions

West Coast, Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Call Warmline on 0800 899 276.

Description

Warmline is a confidential telephone support service for people living in the Canterbury and West Coast regions experiencing psychological distress. It is staffed by volunteers with personal experience of mental…

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Intentional Peer Support Training

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Training - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Contact us here for more information.

Description

Comcare’s Peer Support Service provides regular training in Intentional Peer Support (IPS) for individuals and organisations. The training, which takes 30 hours (generally run over 6 weeks), is valuable to…

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Jobconnect

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Supported employment

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

See here for access information and referral forms.

Description

Pre-employment Support. Jobconnect assists people to explore their vocational interests and provides opportunities for personal development through individual and group work. The pre-employment service enables people to fully explore the…

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Housing Support Services

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

See here for access information and referral forms.

Description

Housing Facilitation Service assists people to locate, set up, and maintain independent rental tenancies. The type of housing could be with a private landlord, state or local body owned with…

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Emergency Housing

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Application is open to Comcare Housing Services client pool, Specialist Mental Health Services, Mental Health residential providers or addiction treatment providers and The Ministry of Social Development.

Description

Comcare can provide short-term accommodation and support services for single vulnerable people that have an emergency housing need in Christchurch.

This service provides safe and comfortable housing while more permanent…

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Social/Transitional housing

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Community based support - mental health

Regions

Canterbury

Age Groups

Adult

Referral Process

Referrals are via Ministry of Social Development

Description

This service assists people to access and sustain permanent or transitional housing.

Fees

No fees apply.

Contact Details

Contact us online here

251 Lichfield Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
Canterbury 8011

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Street Address

251 Lichfield Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
Canterbury 8011

Postal Address

PO Box 22004
Christchurch 8140

This page was last updated at 10:26AM on July 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Comcare.