Richmond New Zealand Trust Limited



115 Grange Street
Christchurch 8022

Postal Address
PO Box 2322

371 5599

331 6347

Shared Support Services



Southern Division Office

371 5578

331 6348



Richmond is a non government organisation that provides community-based mental health and disability support services nationwide. It was established in New Zealand in 1978 and is affiliated with many other organisations worldwide as part of the international network of Richmond Fellowship.

About us gives details about the evolution to Richmond New Zealand Trust Limited.

Our philosophy is based on the belief that people with mental health and disability issues can live full and rich lives in the community. We strive, in every aspect of our work, to ensure our services are person-centred, outcomes-focused and evidence-informed.

Mobile Community Support Services

Provide a range of support options in a client’s home to facilitate the development of life skills and achievement of client goals.

Supported Accommodation Services

Support services for clients living in a residential setting as part of their recovery.

Youth Services

Provide support for young people who have a mental health diagnosis, or who require care, protection and support.

Intellectual Disability Support Services

Provide supports to people who have an intellectual disability. The services are designed to help clients learn new skills and participate meaningfully in the community.

Deaf Mental Health Services

Support people who have a mental health diagnosis and are deaf or hearing impaired. The service supports clients with a recovery focused approach to help them reach their goals.

Multi Systemic Therapy Service

Is a community based programme designed to help young people and their families manage very challenging behaviours.

Specialist Support Services

Is for children, young people, their families, whānau and/or caregivers who are affected by a mental health or disability issue and is delivered in partnership with the Department of Child, Youth and Family

Supported Employment Services

Support clients to develop skills, look for, find and retain work and meaningfully participate in their communities.

Supported Landlord Service

Supports clients with recognised mental health issues who need assistance to maintain housing by providing flexible, community based, affordable, furnished or unfurnished accommodation.

Supported Living Services

Are delivered under contract to the Accident Compensation Corporation and enable individualised support for clients with complex and/or challenging needs and/or physical disabilities.

Family and Whānau Services

Provide support, education and information for family and whānau where a family member experiences mental health issues.

Peer Led Activity Services

Support clients’ recovery, the development of life skills, and community and social support systems.


Disability, Internet, Mental Health