The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.
The NASC contact for South Canterbury is NASC South Canterbury
Area includes: Timaru, Fairlie, Geraldine, Mt Cook, Temuka, Twizel, Waimate.
Website: www.scdhb.co.nz(external link)
Phone: 03 687 7114
Address: 156 Otipua Road, Private Bag 911, Timaru 7940.