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MidCentral DHB - Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS)

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Mental Health Services

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Intake / assessment, Acute services, Non-acute specialist mental health community services



Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from GP, community agencies, schools or Plunket.

This service is for young people from birth to 18 years of age.

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Child, Adolescent and Family provides outpatient and some community mental health assessments, consultation, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment for pre-schoolers, children/tamariki & adolescents/rangatahi and their families/whānau who are experiencing serious mental health difficulties.

Following assessments, Child, Adolescent and Family negotiate with families and whānau what therapy and other supports may look like. 
Child, Adolescent and Family are a family based service who provide family therapy as well as offering individual therapy. 

Contact Details

20 Allardice Street, Dannevirke


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

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This page was last updated at 9:46AM on February 10, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by MidCentral DHB - Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS).