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Who We Support

Your Way | Kia Roha Connections & Funding team provides services to disabled people living in the Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Whanganui, Hutt, Otago and Southland areas.   

Who can get support from Connections & Funding? 

Your Way | Kia Roha provides Connections & Funding services to disabled people living in the Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Whanganui, Hutt, Otago and Southland areas who have the following diagnosis:

  • a physical, sensory, or intellectual disability, ASD (or a combination of these) likely to last for more than six months, and  
  • is younger than 65 when diagnosed, and
  • the disability or disabilities reduce the person’s independence to the extent that ongoing support is required and remains even after equipment, treatment and/or rehabilitation is provided.

Disabilities can be:

  • physical
  • autism
  • sensory: vision and/or hearing
  • intellectual

Next Step: Contact Us or Make a Referral

If you, or the person you wish to refer, meet the criteria above, please complete the Connections & Funding Referral Form (previously called a “Needs Assessment” or “NASC” referral).

If it’s easier, or you need help to complete the Referral, please contact our team on 0800 758 700 between 8.30am and 4.00pm weekdays.