Call the Sector Services Contact Centre to find out more:
0800 458 448
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 8am – 5pm
Wed: 9.30am – 5pm
Carer Support is a subsidy funded by the Ministry of Health to assist the unpaid, full-time carer of a disabled person to take a break from caring for that person.
Full-time carers will start to receive the updated claim:
These changes will:
If you have any questions about these changes please contact your NASC or the Ministry of Health Contact Centre on 0800 281 222.
Please note: you should not rely solely on the answers provided here; the contracts applicable to each provider and all relevant legislation must be consulted to determine the full rights & liabilities applicable to any service provider or funder.
|Emergencies||Dial 111 (for ambulance, fire or police)|
|Healthline||Dial 0800 611 116|
|Poisons||Dial 0800 POISON (0800 764 766)|
|Mental health crisis||Emergency contact numbers|
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