Support

Here you will find a list of local and national services, as well as  targeted information and contacts for some of the most commonly faced issues within our community. This is the area that helps you find the support that best meets your needs.

 


New to Disability?

Complex Care Group aims to provide  information in the simplest possible form, information that might be useful to you now or in the future… read more »

 


Support Services

Regional and national support service contacts, including MoH, ACC and DHB… read more »

 


Education

All parents should ensure they have up to date information and knowledge about the school system and their child… read more »

 


Leaving School (Transition)

Before your child leaves school you will need to make arrangements to ensure that they are able to have meaningful activities to participate in during the day once they leave… read more »

 


Transport

Access to both public and private transport is crucial for those with a disability, and their families and carers. Our disability transport section covers businesses and services offering transport for people with disabilities… read more »

 


Help with Money

Information on funding opportunities and subsidies… read more »

 


Welfare Guardianship

This section provides a guide to the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act. It includes information on personal orders, welfare guardians, property rights, property orders and enduring powers of attorney…. read more »

 


Know your rights

Know more about your rights? This section covers  information for all people associated with the disability sector… read more »

 


Your own health and well-being

Respite services are provided to give families and disabled people a short term break from each other… read more »

 


Crisis Management

Experiencing a personal crisis can make you feel as though your life is spinning out of control… read more »

 


Carers New Zealand and the Carers Alliance

Carers New Zealand is the national organisation providing support for all family whanau and aiga carers in New Zealand. It also provides the secretariat function for the Carers Alliance which is made up of 44 national organisations who have a specific interest in family carer’s issues…. read more »