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Mental Health & Addictions Service


Child/Youth Crisis Respite Service - Te Matai House

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type




Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

All clients are referred under the umbrella of the following services and therefore need to meet the criteria of these services.

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Services
  • Oranga Hinengaro (MidCentral District Health Board)
  • Private Health Organisation MHA Service
  • Life to the Max
  • Child Development Unit
  • Once an initial assessment has taken place and the young person meets the eligibility criteria, access into this service can be immediate if there is a vacancy available.  

Te Matai House is a young persons service established by MASH Trust. This service provides planned and crisis respite for people aged between 5 and 19 years who are experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues. We offer a short-term, voluntary residential programme with a maximum 7 day stay. This service provides a short-term safe and secure home environment.

Visit the MASH Trust website for more information.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 1:55PM on December 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by MASH Trust - Mental Health and Addiction Services.