Disability Information Advisory Services provide free independent information and advice to disabled people, their families, whānau, āiga, caregivers, providers and the general public. Find a list of these and other helpful services that might be right for you.

Services are listed in alphabetical order by name.

A

Altogether Autism

Ambury Park Centre for Riding Therapy Inc

Aspire Canterbury

Assistance Dogs Trust New Zealand (ADNZT)

Autism NZ Inc.

B

Barrier Free NZ Trust

Location: Christchurch
Website: Barrier Free New Zealand external URL

Blind Citizens New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Blind Citizens NZ external URL

Blind Low Vision New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Blind, Low Vision New Zealand external URL

Blind Sport New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Blind Sport New Zealand external URL

Brain Injury Association

C

Carers New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Carers New Zealand external URL

CCS Disability Action

Cerebral Palsy Society

Location: Nationwide
Website: Cerebral Palsy Society external URL  

Complex Care Group

Location: Nationwide
Website: Complex Care Group external URL

Continence NZ

Location: Nationwide
Website: Continence NZ external URL

D

Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand external URL

Deaf Society of Canterbury Inc

Location: Canterbury
Website: Deaf Society of Canterbury external URL

Disability Connect

(Parent and Family Resource Centre Inc. trading as Disability Connect)

Location: Auckland
Website: Disability Connect - Helping Families external URL

Disabled Citizens Society Otago Inc. (Cargill Enterprises)

Disabled Persons Assembly NZ

Location: Nationwide
Website: Disabled Persons Assembly NZ external URL

E

eCALD (Enhancing Cultural and Linguistic Diversity)

Location: Nationwide
Website: eCALD external URL

Enable New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Enable New Zealand external URL

F

Federation of Disability Information Centres

Firstport - Disability Information and Advice

Location: Nationwide (online service)
Website: Firstport external URL

G

Gisborne Riding for the Disabled Club Inc.

H

Healthcare New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Healthcare New Zealand external URL

Hearing Association New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: Hearing New Zealand external URL

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People NZ

Location: Nationwide
Website: Hearing Dogs external URL

Huntington's Disease Association New Zealand

I

IDEA Services Ltd

Location: Nationwide
Website: Idea Services external URL

IHC New Zealand

Location: Nationwide
Website: IHC New Zealand external URL

Independent Living Service (ILS)

iSign Deaf Aotearoa Interpreters

Location: Nationwide
Website: iSign Deaf Aotearoa external URL

K

Kāpō Māori Aotearoa New Zealand (Ngāti Kāpō)

L

Le Va

(Support for Pacific families and communities)
Location: Nationwide
Website: Le Va external URL

Life Unlimited National

Location: Nationwide
Website: Life Unlimited external URL

M

Mobility Centre Hamilton

Location: Hamilton
Website: Mobility Centre external URL

Mobility Centre Tauranga

Location: Tauranga
Website: Mobility Centre external URL

Motor Neurone Disease Association of NZ

Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Society of Canterbury Inc

Multiple Sclerosis Society of NZ

Location: Nationwide
Website: Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand external URL

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Location: Nationwide
Website: Muscular Dystrophy New Zealand external URL

N

National Foundation for the Deaf

New Zealand Disability Support Network

New Zealand Down Syndrome Association

New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association

Nga Kete Matauranga Charitable Trust

Ngati Kapo o Aotearoa Inc

Location: Nationwide
Website: Ngati Kapo o Aotearoa external URL

Ngati Maniapoto Marae

Location: Nationwide
Website: Ngati Maniapoto Marae external URL

Ngāti Porou Hauora Inc

Location: Nationwide
Website: Ngāti Porou Hauora external URL

NorthAble

(Northland Disabilities Resource Centre)

Location: Northland
Website: NorthAble external URL

NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres

O

Otago Association for Deaf Incorporated

P

Parent to Parent

Location: Nationwide
Website: Parent to Parent New Zealand external URL

People First New Zealand Ngā Tangata Tuatahi

Location: Nationwide
Website: People First New Zealand external URL

Polio NZ

Location: Nationwide
Website: Polio NZ external URL

R

Raukawa Trust

Location: Tokaroa
Website: Raukawa Trust external URL

Raukura Hauora O Tainui

Location: Waikato
Website: Raukura Hauora O Tainui external URL

S

Safer Walking

Location: Nationwide
Website: Safer Walking external URL  (Supporting people who have a risk of going missing)

Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand

Sommerville Disability Support Services

Standards and Monitoring Services with Care Matters

Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (START)

T

Taranaki APEPSI Trust

Location: New Plymouth
Phone: 06 751 1444

Te Kohao Health Kirikiriroa Marae

Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki

Location: North Island
Website: Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki external URL

Te Oranganui Trust Inc

Location: Whanganui
Website: Te Oranganui Trust Inc external URL

Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui

Location: Nationwide
Website: Te Pou external URL

Te Whanau Tokotokorangi Charitable Trust

The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

Tiaho Trust

Location: Whangarei
Website: Tiaho Trust external URL

Tui Ora Ltd

Location: New Plymouth
Website: Tui Ora Ltd external URL

Tuwharetoa Health Services

V

Vaka Tautua

Location: Nationwide
Website: Vaka Tautua external URL

W

Wandersearch New Zealand

(also known as Wandatrak in some areas)
Location: Nationwide
Website: Wandersearch external URL