Flood Relief Update from Whaikaha Ministry of Disabled People

UPDATE 2:50pm 20 February
Disabled people, tāngata whaikaha Māori or their households who have been affected by Cyclone Gabrielle and the North Island floods can apply for support from the Community Support Package by contacting one of the providers below.
Depending on your needs, the provider may be able to assist in buying services, devices or equipment for you:
Yes Disability Resource Centre
Areas covered: Auckland
Phone Number: 09 414 5360
CCS Disability Action Bay of Plenty
Areas covered: Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawkes Bay, Waikato
Phone: 0800 227 2255 or 07 578 0063
Autism New Zealand
Areas covered: Auckland
Phone: 09 846 0913
Carers NZ
Areas covered: Auckland, Northland
Phone: 021 277 2401
The Whakarongorau Disability Helpline can help connect you with these providers and provide support. Please call 0800 11 12 13 or text 8988.
This list will be updated as Ministry of Social Development (MSD) finalises more providers.
Find more information and the up-to-date list of providers at…/support-for-disabled-people…
Dedicated funding for community organisations and providers of disability services is also available. For more information visit the MSD website…/community-support-package…