Buchanan Centre

The Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre (BRC) is a specialist 40-bed mental health, recovery focused rehabilitation service which provides assessment, treatment and intensive rehabilitation combined with a high level of clinical support in a safe environment. It is most suitable for people with persistent, active mental health symptoms and disabilities who have the potential to benefit from intensive rehabilitation.

BRC accepts referrals for people aged between 17 and 65 years, with the majority aged between 20 and 30 years. To be referred to BRC you must live within the Auckland DHB (Central Auckland) and Waitemata DHB (West and North Auckland) areas. The average length of stay is around 18 months although this is variable depending on individual circumstances.

Quick overview

Contact & Location

Physical Address

27 Sutherland Road
Pt Chevalier
Auckland 1025

All enquiries: 09 815 5610

Site Map (Click to enlarge)

Parking & transport


There is ample free parking on site and on surrounding streets. There is a disability parking space at the entrance to the centre.

Transport options

Buchanan Centre is situated approximately 1km from the Mt Albert train station and also near Pt Chevalier shops, which is a stop for many buses. 

For more information contact Auckland Transport on 09 366 6400 or visit the Auckland Transport website 


Great North Road is a key arterial route with buses passing to and from Western and Central Auckland. More than 20 different bus services pass nearby via Great North Road.

 To find up-to-date schedules look at Auckland Transport’s bus, train and ferry schedule