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(03) 338 6390
(03) 338 6398
Postal Address
PO Box 33103
126 Lincoln Road, Spreydon,
19 August 2018

Stepping Stone Trust is a not-for-profit Charitable Trust organisation that offers a range of community-based support services for adults, youth and families who live in Canterbury and are affected by mental illness. We provide an Adult and Youth Residential Service, a Crisis and Planned Respite Service and a variety of community based services.

Stepping Stone services include: 

  • Adult Residential: Supporting people (18 years and over) with 24/7 staffing. Requires a Needs Assessment. Contact the team on (03) 337 1062 for more details
  • Youth Services: Offers an array of options to support youth aged 14-20 years including a residential service, crisis respite (short term care), mobile support (visiting youth in their own home up to twice a day or a block of several hours each week). Contact the Referrals Coordinator on (03) 337 6644 ext 735 for more details
  • Adult Respite: Planned and emergency respite options for people requiring short term care in a staffed house. Contact the team to book a room on (03) 338 8803
  • Long Term Residential: Support adults with 24/7 staffing across four homes. This service support people requiring a long term living situation and who often have physical health issues as well. Requires a Needs Assessment. Contact the team on 03 339 0240 for details
  • Community Support Work (CSW): This service visits both youth and adults in their own homes every week. Referrals are made through a central point at
  • Mobile Medication Service: Delivers medication up to twice a day to people living in their own homes. Contact the Service Coordinator on (03) 331 6076
  • Family Support Workers: This team support the children of those parents who suffer from significant unwellness. This is part of the CSW team. Contact the Youth Service Manager on (03) 337 6644  ext 708