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Needs assessment and service coordination

The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.

The NASC contact for Southern is Care Coordination Centre

Area includes: Dunedin, Invercargill, Queenstown, Oamaru, Balclutha, Dunstan, Gore, Wanaka, Milford Sound and south.



Phone: 03 470 9300 or 0800 627 236 

Address: Dunedin Hospital, 201 Great King St, Dunedin

Other useful contacts

  • Meal providers - see under community resources() 
  • District nursing - Dunedin, 0800 627 236. Invercargill, 03 214 5783. 
  • Transport Services - Community resources() - information on services to help make being supported at ‘home’ possible.