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Corstorphine Baptist Community Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Cosy Cottage - Facility Respite

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type



Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Child, Youth

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Corstorphine Baptist Community Trust is delivering respite services for eligible children and youth who are funded by Disability Support Services (DSS) or Ministry for Children Oranga Tamariki (MCOT).  This facility has the capacity for four people to stay and is staffed 24 hours a day (including a sleepover).  We also have a vehicle and can take people to their school or usual day time activity, if needed.

To access this service you must be referred by your DSS NASC or Oranga Tamariki.


The home offers:

  • A welcoming home like environment which is safe, secure and comfortable.
  • Staffing 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Staff who will work alongside you to maintain wellness during your stay.
  • The ability to continue to participate within existing community and educational networks.

The service offers:

  • Self-determination so that families/whanau feel empowered and able to access the Cosy Cottage respite service.
  • Person centred approach which is developmentally and age appropriate.
  • Ordinary life outcomes.
  • Supports, builds and strengthens relationships between residents, their family/whanau/carer and communities.
  • Collaborative approach with family/whanau and all services involved in supporting the young person.
  • Suitably qualified and experienced Service Leader/Case Manager who will aim to optimise your stay and ensure that staff follow best practice in the service that they provide.

Contact Details

336 South Road, Caversham, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

336 South Road
Otago 9012

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Street Address

336 South Road
Otago 9012

Postal Address

PO Box 3059
Dunedin 9045

This page was last updated at 4:29PM on August 5, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Corstorphine Baptist Community Trust.