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Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) - Dunedin

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    We provide free, confidential, independent information and advice to anyone in the community about anything. This means we have no criteria people have to meet to use our services – we will help and advise anyone.

    We help people to understand their rights and how to access the services they need.

    We provide people with the confidence and support they need to take action.

    We educate and empower the community.


    The CAB service in Dunedin is provided by skilled Volunteer Bureau Interviewers who are supported by a manager. Our Interviewers have a comprehensive knowledge base through initial and ongoing Learning and Development.


    We are contactable face to face by phone or via email 

    JP Service available  - Monday 3pm - 4.30pm (only at alert level 1)

    Free Migrant Information Sessions. Four per year

    We can book the SDHB interpreter service (funded by the DCC) if required

    Employment support

    Your employment rights and advice


    Tenancy rights and responsibilities. Tenancy Tribunal. 

    Consumer information

    Consumer Guarantees Act help and advice

    Families and relationships

    Advice and help with - Dissolution of marriage, resolving parenting disputes, relationship property, custody

    Services and community groups in your area

    Community directory of organisations, services, clubs, groups in the wider Dunedin area.

    Universal advice, information and help

    Help, advice, information on any issue affecting the community.


    We hold all immigration booklets and pamphlets and can help anyone fill in immigration forms and advise generally on current immigration legislation. We can download and help fill in any immigration or citizenship forms.


    Services free of charge. 

    Age groups

    • Older adult / Kaumātua
    • Adult / Pakeke
    • Youth / Rangatahi