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Description

You can live the life you choose in your community with our support for living, working and making friends.
Community Connections' Supported Living services are designed to assist you to live in your own home and community.
Our Te Pou Hononga services provide enhanced support for people who have long-term physical, mental health, intellectual disabilities, sensory impairments and high-and-complex behavioural needs.
Employment Connections has been providing school transition and employment services in the wider Wellington region for more than 20 years. We work with employers, job seekers, schools, students and whānau/family.
Everyday Networks provides peer support groups which celebrate diversity, focus on people’s strengths, build capacity and confidence and utilise natural networks.

Ages

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Referral

Referrals usually come to us through a Needs Assessment & Service Coordination (NASC) Agency.

Click here for more information regarding referrals.

Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Disability support services

Employment and support, Carer support

  • Employment and support
  • Carer support
Home support

We can provide you with support to live in your home. We also provide services for people living in the houses we manage.

  • Home support carers

We can provide you with support to live in your home. We also provide services for people living in the houses we manage.

Employment support

Employment Connections offers support to job-seekers, school leavers, their families/whanau and employers to help break down barriers to employment for disabled people and people with long-term mental or physical health barriers. If you are unsure about eligibility, you are welcome to contact us for a chat.

Employment Connections offers support to job-seekers, school leavers, their families/whānau and employers to help break down barriers to employment for disabled people and people with long-term mental or physical health barriers.

If you are unsure about eligibility, you are welcome to contact us for a chat.
Information & support
Injury support services

We offer support for people with an acquired injury.

  • Self management
We offer support for people with an acquired injury.
 
Everyday Networks (peer support groups)

Everyday Networks We provide peer supports groups that celebrate diversity, focus on people's strengths, build capacity and confidence, and utilise natural networks. There is a cost to belong to Everyday Network. This can be privately funded, or allocated through DSS (NASC) support hours if being a member meets the goals of your needs assessment. Please contact us to check for funding eligibility.

Everyday Networks

We provide peer supports groups that celebrate diversity, focus on people's strengths, build capacity and confidence, and utilise natural networks.

There is a cost to belong to Everyday Network. This can be privately funded, or allocated through DSS (NASC) support hours if being a member meets the goals of your needs assessment. Please contact us to check for funding eligibility.

Youth mentoring / development

Transition is the process of planning the changes in your life once you stop going to school. Together we make a plan for your future by finding options and giving you the opportunity to try out new things. You can access support through the Ministry of Education's ongoing resource scheme (ORS) funding or by using your personalised budget to pay for your support. Read more about ORS here.

Transition is the process of planning the changes in your life once you stop going to school. Together we make a plan for your future by finding options and giving you the opportunity to try out new things.

You can access support through the Ministry of Education's ongoing resource scheme (ORS) funding or by using your personalised budget to pay for your support. Read more about ORS here.

Accommodation and housing support

We can help people we support to find suitable accommodation as part of their goals.

We can help people we support to find suitable accommodation as part of their goals.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Wheelchair accessible toilet, A longer appointment time, Support to make decisions

Region

Bay of Plenty, Hutt, Taranaki, Wellington, Hawke's Bay, MidCentral

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:48AM on March 7, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Community Connections.