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Community Wellbeing North Canterbury Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


We are a North Canterbury based Charitable Trust that provides support services to families and communities across the Waimakariri and Hurunui Districts.

We provide a range of support services. For more information about our other services, including social, community and restorative justice work, please see our website.

Community Wellbeing North Canterbury Trust is a member of the Youth Addictions and Mental Health Alliance (YAMHA) and can facilitate entry into these additional services, if relevant.


New Start Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Smoking cessation

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Face to face smoking cessation



Age Groups

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

You can contact us yourself, just give us a call or text:
Mobile: 027 451 1567
Phone: 03 313 1056

To make referrals to this service, please click on the following link: referral form


Our service is for anyone between the ages of 12 & 25 experiencing difficulties with their own or other people’s use of any drugs, alcohol, vaping or smoking.

We provide information about drug and alcohol and the effects, as well as support to acheive your goals.  We also offer counselling support to manage feelings, build resilience, and work through other concerns.


All of our services are free to the community.

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Canterbury Anniversary (11 Nov), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).


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Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

200 King Street
Canterbury 7400

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Street Address

200 King Street
Canterbury 7400

Postal Address

PO Box 409
Rangiora 7440

This page was last updated at 12:34PM on May 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Community Wellbeing North Canterbury Trust.