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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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Allowances and benefits

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.

Grants and Scholarships

Find out about grants, awards, scholarships, and fundraising options you might be eligible for in New Zealand.

Individualised Funding

Learn about Individualised Funding (IF), a way for disabled people to employ or directly manage their disability supports.

Disability equipment

Find out about disability equipment and daily living aids paid for or loaned out by the government.

Deaf or hearing loss

Find out how to access government funding to help you communicate and live safely if you’re deaf or have hearing loss.

Live-in care or support

If you need residential care due to an injury or disability, you might be able to get some funding to help pay for it.

Help at home

If you’re finding it hard to manage at home you might be able to get some support from the government.

Home modifications

You may be able to get funding if you have a disability and need changes made to your home.

Vehicle modifications

You may be able to get funding if you have a disability and need a modified vehicle to drive or travel in.

Self-fund options

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.

Community funding

Check out groups both public and private, that offer grants and financial support just for service providers.