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Community Living has celebrated over 25 years of success in supporting people with intellectual disabilities to live their dreams through community connections.  Since its inception in 1989, Community Living has persistently sought innovative and diverse ways...

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Our Purpose

Our Inspirational Dream - People with Intellectual Disabilities living their dreams through community connections.

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The Ministry of Health leads New Zealand’s health and disability system, and has overall responsibility for the management and development of that system.  The Ministry of Health seeks to improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders through its leadership of New Zealand’s health and disability system, advising the Minister of Health, and government on health and disability issues, directly purchasing a range of national health and disability support services, providing health sector information and payment services for the benefit of all New Zealanders.  The Ministry works in partnership with other public service agencies and by engaging with people and their communities in carrying out these roles.

The Ministry of Social Development help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and independent. They are working towards this through providing: care and protection of vulnerable children and young people, employment, income support and superannuation services, funding to community service providers, social policy and advice to government, student allowances and loans, and social housing assessments.

 Disability Support Link

Disability Support Link (DSL) is a community-based organisation that provides a needs assessment and service coordination service for people with disabilities. It does not provide support services itself - it carries out a comprehensive assessment to determine the person's support needs, and then identifies suitable support services, arranges them, and reviews if the arrangement is working for the client.  Disability Support Link aims to promote a person’s quality of life and create an environment that enables community participation and maximum independence.

Accident Compensation Corporation

At ACC, it’s our job to support you if you’ve been injured by helping you get back to work and everyday life as soon as possible. It’s also our job to try to stop injuries from happening in the first place.

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