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Funding for equipment

If you want government funded equipment, you will need to have an assessment with a specialist equipment assessor. Assessors can be occupational therapists, phy...

Funding for housing modifications

You may be able to get help with changes to your home. The government pays for ― or contributes to ― housing modifications for some people who have a long term ...

Funding for people who are Deaf or have hearing loss

Government funding is available for people who are Deaf or have hearing loss to help you communicate and live safely. To find out what help you can get, talk to...

Funding for people with visual impairments

The government funds equipment and services for children and adults who are blind, or who have reduced vision or visual impairments. Talk to your optometrist, o...

Funding for vehicle modifications

ACC, the Ministry of Health and the Lottery Board, fund vehicles and/or vehicle modifications for some disabled drivers and passengers. The Lottery Board also f...

Grants, awards and scholarships

A number of organisations in New Zealand make grants or award scholarships to disabled children, young people and adults. You could apply for help to pay for th...

Home and community support services

If you are finding it hard to manage at home, you might be able to get help. ACC, the Ministry of Health and Veterans’ Affairs pay for home and community suppor...

Residential support services

If you need live-in care or support, you might be able to get government help to pay for it.ACC and the Ministry of Health fund residential support services, wh...