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Otago Accommodation Trust

Mental Health & Addictions Service


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Otago Accommodation Trust (OAT) provide supportive tenancies for people living with or at risk of mental distress in Dunedin.

This means we provide accommodation along with support for you to maintain your tenancy.


Market rent is payable by the tenant.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Fees apply


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Supportive Tenancies

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support


Dunedin - South Otago

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Process

To be eligible for a Tenancy you must be:

  • Assessed as being likely to benefit from the service OAT offer by an official Mental Health Needs Assessor. You can follow the links below or get in touch with us and we will help you get in touch with them.
  • Have a Recovery Plan in place
  • Be receiving support from a mental health support provider
  • Be willing to sign a Tenancy Agreement and avoid violence, illicit drug use and disturbing neighbours

The Mental Health Needs Assessors in Dunedin are:

Southern DHB - Te Oranga Tonu Tanga

Southern DHB - North and South Community Mental Health Teams

Synergy Wellness


Accommodation is provided in single, un-furnished or semi-furnished self-contained units in close proximity to Mental Health Services, local shops and public transport.

We have accommodation in Dunedin at:

  • Heriot Row
  • George Street
  • Duke Street
  • Smith Street
  • York Place
  • Macandrew Road

OAT has 40 units in total. If one is not available when you apply you can be placed on a waiting list. The location of available units is dependent upon the needs of our tenants.

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Postal Address

PO Box 2321
South Dunedin

This page was last updated at 3:45PM on September 27, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Otago Accommodation Trust.