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Mental Health & Addictions Service


Crisis Respite (Adult / Youth)

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Mental health

Programme Type

Acute services, Respite



Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

All Youth Respite referrals come through Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services.

Adult Crisis Respite referrals usually come through Canterbury DHB Specialist Mental Health Services but can also come from GPs via Health Pathways online.

Please see here for referral forms and more information.


Adult and Youth Crisis Respite is provided to manage times of crisis.

Our Youth Service has one bed in total for respite in the residential facility. The Adult Service has 13 crisis beds.

All of our Adult Respite Services provide a warm and supportive environment for short stays. There is some ability to meet bespoke needs. Our staff take care of meals, laundry and housekeeping at Crisis Respite, allowing guests to focus on getting well or keeping well.

Youth Respite provides young people with the opportunity to have a change of scene and support to manage times of crisis.

Contact Details

126 Lincoln Road
Canterbury 8024

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Street Address

126 Lincoln Road
Canterbury 8024

Postal Address

PO Box 33 103
Christchurch 8244

This page was last updated at 4:18PM on February 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Stepping Stone Trust.