If you can’t work, or you work reduced hours, because of an injury, illness, or impairment, you might be able to get some financial help.
Find different types of financial support available for all the things you or your whānau might need, now or in the future.
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If you or someone you care for needs support because of a disability, you can ask for government help.
Learn about Individualised Funding (IF), a way for disabled people to employ or directly manage their disability supports.
Find out about disability equipment and daily living aids paid for or loaned out by the government.
Find out how to access government funding to help you communicate and live safely if you’re deaf or have hearing loss.
Find out how to access government funding for support and equipment if you’re blind or have a visual impairment.
Find out about grants, awards, scholarships, and fundraising options you might be eligible for in New Zealand.
If you need residential care due to an injury or disability, you might be able to get some funding to help pay for it.
If you’re finding it hard to manage at home you might be able to get some support from the government.
You may be able to get funding if you have a disability and need changes made to your home.
You may be able to get funding if you have a disability and need a modified vehicle to drive or travel in.
Find out about financial help available for health and disability related travel costs.
Get disability equipment for yourself, hire disability equipment, and test disability equipment to see if it works for you.
Find out about how your bank works to make sure banking is inclusive and accessible.
Find out where to get free information, advice, and support to help you sort out your finances.