Dunedin Central Community Link

Our location

Street address:
corner St Andrews and Castle Streets

Postal address:
PO Box 5646
Dunedin 9058

Fax: 03 955 0038

Directions: Based in the old Big Fresh building opposite Centre City New World. Limited parking is available on site (4 disabled and 4 general). Entrance is on St Andrew Street and via the carpark.

Dunedin Community Link

Our services

The Dunedin Community Link is one of the biggest in the country providing services to a wide range of people from youth and working age to seniors.

Dunedin Community Link has established strong working relationships with all partners to provide a co-ordinated, collaborative and joined up approach to assisting people with their financial and social needs.

Our partners

Dunedin Community Link partners include:

  • Age Concern – your local Age Concern is your first port of call when you and your family/whanau need information, advice referral and support
  • Anglican Family Care - is a professional social work agency that has served the people of Dunedin and Otago since 1970
  • Barnardos – provides a range of care, education and support services developed specifically for New Zealand children and their families
  • Careers New Zealand (Mana Rapuara Aotearoa) – provides career guidance, information, advice and job search coaching using phone and web technologies
  • Child, Youth and Family – provides support and protection for children, young people and their families
  • Citizens Advice Bureau – provides a free and confidential service of information, advice and support
  • Dunedin Community Law Centre – provides free legal advice and information services
  • Dunedin Budget Advisory Services – operates a free, confidential money management service, providing information, education, support and advice to all people within the greater Dunedin area, seeking to empower them to manage their own finances
  • Footsteps poutama - provide fully funded qualified ECE teachers to regularly visit your child and chosen caregiver at home, offering fun 1:1 support to enrich your child's learning and development
  • Hep C Resource Centre – empowers people living with Hepatitis C by providing information, timely support and education to enable them to make informed choices about their own health and wellness
  • Housing New Zealand Corporation – provides housing, home ownership loans and education for those on lower incomes
  • Inland Revenue Department – provides information about Working for Families Tax Credit and Child Support
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment – develops and delivers policy, services, advice and regulation to support business growth and the prosperity and wellbeing of all New Zealanders
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment – Tenancy Services provides advice, information and dispute resolution services for landlords and tenants
  • Presbyterian Support Otago, Family Works Service – provides assistance in advocacy, social work, counselling and group education
  • Senior Services – supports older people through provision of financial assistance and connection to services, support and opportunities
  • StudyLink – ensures that students get the finance and support they are entitled to so they can complete their study
  • Work and Income – provides help to get a job and income support
  • Workbridge – provides a professional employment service for people with disabilities, injury or illness.