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Government Agencies

Ministry of Health http://www.moh.govt.nz

The Government's principal agent and advisor on health and disability. It develops policy advice for the Government on health and disability issues, administers health regulations and legislation, funds health and disability support services, plans and maintains nationwide frameworks and specifications of services, monitors sector performance and provides information to the wider health and disability sector and the public.

Work and Income New Zealand http://www.workandincome.govt.nz

House Modification Funding is a payment which helps someone pay for changes to their home because they or their child have a disability. You can only get House Modification Funding if you are assessed as needing the house modification. The Ministry of Health makes this decision. This information is a guide only. Contact us to talk about your individual circumstances.

Service Providers

Enable New Zealand https://enable.co.nz

A multi-service organisation, assists people with disabilities and their families, employers, health professionals and disability support organisations. Enable New Zealand administers the budget for people with disabilities for the provision of equipment, housing, vehicle grants and vehicle modifications for the Hamilton, Wellington and South localities of the Disability Services Directorate of the Ministry of Health.

accessable http://www.accessable.co.nz/

Is the company that administers the budget for people with disabilities for the provision of equipment, housing, vehicle grants and vehicle modifications for the Auckland locality (includes Northland) of the Disability Services Directorate of the Ministry of Health.

Information Services

Visit the Firstport website

Firstport is for anyone looking for information, advice, support or equipment relating to disability in New Zealand.

Your Rights

The Health and Disability Commissioner (Code of health and disability services concumer's rights)

http://www.hdc.org.nz/media/24833/brochure-code-white.pdf

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