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Supported activity

Comcare Trust – Activelinks

Phone: (03) 377-7020

For people 18 to 65 years with a diagnosis of a moderate to severe mental illness.


Services available:

Emerge Aotearoa – Activity Based Experience

Phone: (03) 371-5599


Address: 8 Kennedy Pl, Hillsborough, Christchurch.

For people 16 to 65 years experiencing mild to moderate mental illness.

Services available:

Step Ahead Trust

Phone: 0800‑688‑732



167 Stanmore Rd, Linwood, Christchurch (9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday).

9 Puriri St, Riccarton, Christchurch (9.30 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday).

Thrive Church, 86 Victoria St, Rangiora (10 am to 3 pm, Mondays).

War Memorial Hall, corner Albert St and High St, Rangiora (10 am to 3 pm, Wednesdays).

Community House, 44 Cass St, Ashburton (10 am to 3 pm, Fridays).

Pick-ups can be arranged from Kaiapoi and Amberley for activities in Rangiora.

For people aged 18 to 65 throughout Canterbury with a mental health diagnosis who can attend meetings independently. That means you must have at least a basic level of motivation. You may be helped in your first visit by your community support worker, a family member, a friend or another support person. You can attend as often as you like as long as you take part in meaningful activities.

Services available:

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed December 2020.

Page reference: 62039

Review key: HIHMI-138165