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Oamaru Mental Health Support Charitable Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service



Supporting people with mental illness.

Walking the road to mental well-being together.


Oamaru Mental Health Support Centre

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Age Group:  18 - 65 years

You're welcome to come visit our centre:

Address: 17 France Street, Oamaru
Phone: (03) 747 4101
Email: mhsupport@netspeed.net.nz 


At the Oamaru Mental Health Support Centre, we support people (aged between 18-65 years) with a mental illness on an ongoing, day-to-day basis, promoting psychological and physical wellbeing in a comfortable, safe environment.

The following are just some of the services we provide for our regular clients:

  • We listen to your problems and, if requested, give guidance and support
  • We encourage you to participate in our activities, specially designed to stimulate you mentally and physically including: 
  • Bus trips, camps and other outings
  • Indoor and outdoor games
  • Walking, cycling, swimming and gentle exercise
  • Quizzes and brain teasers
  • Workshops
  • Art and craft activities
  • Movie, music and discussion afternoons
  • We offer healthy living, healthy lifestyles advice
  • We help you get connected with people and services

So come on in for a friendly chat, have a cuppa and meet new friends.


We are a small team made up of Manager and two Activities Co-Ordinators/Mental Health Support Workers.

We have a great skill mix including qualifications and experience in mental health, counselling, psychology, public health, management, and international sports. 


No fees apply


Mon – Fri9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Italian, Japanese, Māori, Russian, Spanish, Tongan, Ukrainian


There is parking in France Street, and surrounding areas.

We also provide a bike stand for those on bicycles.

Contact Details

17 France Street
Otago 9400

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Street Address

17 France Street
Otago 9400

This page was last updated at 4:31PM on July 8, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Oamaru Mental Health Support Charitable Trust.