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The Co-ordinated Access on Release Group under CCN was disestablished in March 2024. The activity of the group has been transitioned to Pegasus Health.


The Co-ordinated Access on Release Group looks for opportunities to address equitable access to health services for people on release from prison and those on remand, so their hauora (health and wellbeing) is supported, as well as their whānau.

The group is made up of cross-sector representatives from the Department of Corrections, health and social services, so collaboration across these sectors can occur.

Latest News
Funding for a programme which aims to support people recently released from prison to re-engage with their general practice in Canterbury has been extended.
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11 Jul, 2022 |
A programme to support people who have recently been released from prison re-engage with their general practice teams is gaining momentum across Canterbury.
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26 Feb, 2021 |
Useful resources

Te Ara Whakapuāwai brochure

Helping people leaving prison connect with health services.

Programme information

Te Ara Whakapuāwai information for corrections staff.