Disability services

The Ministry’s aim is that disabled people and their families are supported to live the lives they choose.

This section includes information on the role of Disability Support Services, the disability support services we fund, current projects and programmes, and information for those contracting with us.

Disability services: information for people with disabilities and their families

Information on getting support and the types of disability support available.

Changes will be announced 29 October 2021

The Minister for Disability Issues, Carmel Sepuloni and the Minister of Health, Andrew Little are announcing significant changes to the disability system at 2pm on Friday 29 October.

The announcement will be hosted by Attitude’s Dan Buckingham, with NZSL interpretation and live captioning. Following the announcement there will be a panel discussion with members of the disabled community and you’ll be able to ask questions of the Ministers.
You can watch this live at 2pm on the Attitude website or watch it afterwards on demand. There will also be information on the Ministry of Social Development's website.



Publications on disability and disability services in New Zealand.

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