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Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) - Invercargill

Social Service


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Citizens Advice Bureau provides free and confidential advice to everyone. We take the time to listen to you and equip you with the information, options and support that fits your needs.

Services we Offer:

Legal Clinic
This is an initial discussion with a lawyer; they are unable to act for you, but will assess the problem and help to determine the next steps available.

Consumer Issues Clinic
Twice weekly by appointment. Meet with our experts on consumer law to discuss issues you may be having with a retailer or service provider.

Financial Advice Clinic
Monthly on the first Wednesday of the month. An opportunity to meet with a member of the Institute of Financial Advisers for a free, no obligation discussion on financial and insurance products and services.

Justice of the Peace Clinic
Every Saturday morning (except public holiday weekends) from 10am to 12 noon. You don’t need to make an appointment and bring along all your paperwork.

New Migrant’s Face-to-Face Information Service
Welcome to our community! If you have any queries about living in our community, no matter how trivial they may seem, contact us - we look forward to being able to provide you with answers you need.


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in




9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Legal / civil services

  • Consumer rights
  • Legal advice
  • JP service

Legal Clinic
Thursday evenings by appointment from 7pm to 8pm. This is an initial discussion with a lawyer; they are unable to act for you, but will assess the problem…


Supporting financial independence

Financial Clinic

Every first Wednesday of the month 1-2pm. By appointment. 

Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

36 Don Street
Southland 9810

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36 Don Street
Southland 9810

This page was last updated at 3:34PM on November 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) - Invercargill.