We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau. We are part of the Otago and Southland Division of the Cancer Society.

COVID-19 Alert Level 2 Information: Otago & Southland

Under Alert Level 2 our Cancer Society offices are open, and we continue to support people with cancer and their whānau:

Daffodil House

Daffodil House remains open at 283 Great King Street, Dunedin. However, guests are encouraged to wear face masks outside of their rooms.

For more information, please contact Fiona Cutler on 021 241 9660 or email daffodil.house@cansoc.org.nz 

Driving Services

We are continuing to offer driving services, but on a limited basis. For more information, please call the Driving Service Coordinator on 021 241 9660.

Supportive Care

Supportive Care will be conducted remotely; all face-to-face appointments and support groups are suspended until further notice. We are still here for you over the telephone (scroll down for contact information).


As we continue to provide services, we also continue to appreciate help from volunteers. If you are interested in helping, please contact volunteer@cansoc.org.nz 


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Accommodation during treatment

If you need to travel to Dunedin Hospital for cancer treatment, you may be eligible to stay in Daffodil House.

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Need transport to treatment?

We have a team of dedicated volunteers that can drive you to your cancer-related appointments.

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Supportive Care Community Cancer Support

Our services are available to anyone diagnosed with cancer and their family / whānau. 

We’re here to help, so please make contact so we can discuss what is right for you and your whānau.

Please get in touch today if you would like support by emailing supportivecare@cansoc.org.nz or calling:

Referral Form

Please use this form if you would like to refer yourself or someone else to our services. 

Otago and Southland - Referral Form

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Contact Supportive Care

You can make contact with our supportive care team by emailing supportivecare@cansoc.org.nz

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Referral Form

Please use this form if you would like to refer yourself or someone else to our services.

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What we did across Otago and Southland last year:

Annual Report 2021

What did your support help us achieve? Your time, energy, money and services helped us towards achieving our mission of improving community wellbeing by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer.

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Last updated: October 7, 2021