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, autism (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:
- Sensory: vision and / or hearing
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.