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Ministry of Health Announcement: Extending Flexibility Timeframe for Individualised Funding

Ministry of Health133 Molesworth StreetPO Box 5013Wellington 6140New ZealandT+64 4 496 2000 29 June 2020 Kia ora koutou Extending flexibility for Individualised Funding This letter is to let you know that we are extending the flexibility for Individualised Funding that was introduced during COVID-19 until 30 September 2020 (instead of 30 June 2020). While we […]

Parents Virtual Gatherings, more dates:

This week on Thursday 25th June 11.30am Claire Stearne from Ministry of Social Development will be joining us again to talk about ‘flexible’ use of VHN funding post school (including the tricky issue around buying items with this funding which is not currently possible) and about the dramatic change to Idea Services vocational day programmes. […]


Thursday 18th June 11.30am till 1pm – log into the call at 11.15am so we can do instructions and get started promptly at 11.30am. Lorna Sullivan (Director of the Connectors team at Mana Whaikaha – the mid central System Transformation demonstration) will be on the virtual gathering on Thursday, though only her voice participation as […]

Parents Virtual Gatherings:

Family Network NZ and Complex Care Group are family led change agencies working for other families who have a son or daughter with an intellectual disability and or complex needs. During the month of May we hosted four successful virtual meetings via zoom with guest speakers from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Development and […]

More Families Virtual Gatherings

We are running a further 4x Zoom Family Gatherings each Thursday from 11.30am till 1pm. These gatherings have been very popular and all are welcome to attend. This Thursday 28th our speaker will be Claire Stearne, Ministry of Social Development. Claire spoke last week at our family gathering Zoom on the topic of post schooling […]