Disability Support Providers
Find the disability support that will work for you from a range of providers, people, and organisations in MidCentral.
Access Community Health
Access Community Health offers tailored support for your needs. What is it you need to enjoy quality of life for you or your loved one? Call us and have a chat. All our support workers train for NZQA certificates, receive ongoing training, and have a diverse range of skills. We support people to enjoy as much independence as possible, so we can be your helping hand.
27 Matipo Street
Best Care Whakapai Hauora Charitable Trust
We are a non-profit primary health, social service and disability support provider, owned and operated by Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated, the iwi Authority for Rangitāne o Manawatū based in Palmerston North. We help disabled people and whānau stay healthy and well, offering treatment and rehabilitation services, access to home support services, decision making where required, and advocacy.
140-148 Maxwells Line
Blind Foundation NZ
If you, a family member or friend, is blind or experiencing sight loss, we can provide the support needed to help you face your future with confidence. You might wish to access our popular Library Service or learn some tips to help at home. We also encourage independence through showing you how to get around. If you’re employed or seeking employment or study options, we can help with that too.
49 Walding Street
Brain Injury Central Districts
The organisation promotes a quality of life that maximises potential, choice and independence for people with acquired brain injury, their family, whānau, and carers. Liaison Officers works with people to affected by brain injury by listening, assisting people to understand and manage the changes, providing information and access to resources and to overcome obstacles.
77-85 King St,
Care on Call
Care on Call works with families to design in home support care that is right for each family. Care on Call has home care help covering the Manawatu, Whanganui, Horowhenua, Rangitikei and Tararua regions.
5 Matthews Ave,
Palmerston North, 4444
Community Connections is a supported living provider that assist people to live the way they choose within the community of their choice. We have been operating for over 10 years in the North Island. We offer supported living and individual residential support to anyone who wants to be in control of their support. We also offer a Community Network service where people with disability are supported to support each other.
298 Church St
Palmerston North, 4410
Connect is a nationwide, independent, and professional New Zealand Sign Language interpreting service, established since 2003. We have managed thousands of interpreting requests and all our booking staff are highlyqualified interpreters who use their skills to match the right interpreter for your job. We run an internship programme, and provide training and supervision to interpreters.
PO Box 52-289
Creative Journeys Ltd (CJ’s Hub)
Creative Journeys is a social arts & performance hub where people with intellectual and physical disabilities develop and explore their creative talents, whatever that may look like. At Creative Journeys we embrace difference and encourage choice, creating programmes that incorporate all the arts, and build self-esteem. The biggest goal is to get messy, laugh and make friends.
47 The Square
Square Edge Building
Phone: 06 355 5947
CCS Disability Action
CCS Disability Action is a nationwide organisation that is committed to providing support, advocacy and information for all people with disabilities. In MidCentral we work to ensure everyone gets individualised support, with a special emphasis on supporting isolated rural communities. We know how important it is to be flexible and to listen to people we support, and are responsive and adaptable.
248 Broadway Avenue
Deaf Aotearoa is the national organisation representing the voice of Deaf New Zealanders, and the national service provider for Deaf people in New Zealand. Their services are available to deaf people throughout their lives, from early childhood access to New Zealand Sign Language and transitioning from school to greater independence, to employment support and assistance with accessing equipment.
Deafradio has a range of different NZSL services all focused on improving Deaf peoples’ access to information. These include translation, an English grammar check service and the polishing up of emails, letters or reports. We also have Infowave to make information in public spaces, like museums, fully NZSL accessible.We can create new NZSL resources as we have our own equipment and expertise.
PO Box 52-289
Geneva Healthcare specialise in aged care, illness, injury, and disability support. Our qualified, security-checked and certified workers are carefully selected to match peoples’ needs, and support them to live their best life living independently and be connected to the community. We will be there to support you so you can do what you love doing, and achieve what’s important to you.
Geneva Healthcare Head Office (nationwide services)
Level 2, 139 Quay Street
Healthvision is a home-based healthcare agency that supports people who require assistance at home due to injury, illness or disability for the short- or long-term, 24 hours per day to a few hours per week.
162 Broadway Avenue,
Palmerston North 4410
Phone: 0800 637 006
HLC is a community-owned charitable trust, established in 1985 to address social issues, by helping people in our community achieve employment. With offices in Levin, Palmerston North and Kapiti, HLC provides a pathway to employment through a secure and supportive training environment for individuals that aligns with their aspirations and goals, and by being closely aligned to local industry.
PO Box 582
IDEA Services and IHC New Zealand
IHC advocates for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with intellectual disabilities and supports them to live satisfying lives in the community. We raise awareness of the issues faced by people with intellectual disabilities through charitable activities and an advocacy programme.
1 Fitzherbert Ave
Lavender Blue Nursing and Homecare Agency Palmerston North
Lavender Blue Nursing and Homecare Agency provides in-home support and services
Phone: 06 353 7218
Lonsdale Total Care Centre
We are a Residential Aged Care facility offering daycare, respite and permanent placement facilities. We have a Registered Nurse on site 24/7 and a diversional therapist five days per week who tries to match the programme to your interest and needs. We offer respite care booked in advance and if there’s a crisis and we know you, we’ll step in to provide emergency respite if we can possibly help.
14 Robinson Street
Manawanui is the pioneer and leading facilitator of Self-Directed Funding in New Zealand. Whether you need help with recruiting, budgeting and being an employer, want a hassle-free payment system or are looking for a proven and trusted payroll partner, we have an option to suit you. Manawanui supports you to manage your funding which can be done online through our app, when you want.
1 Parkhead Place
MASH work in partnership relationships, advocating the philosophy of a person-centred/directed service delivery between the person and their family/whānau. MASH is a not-for-profit organisation supporting disabled people and their family/whānau by working together to achieve great lives. Mash has three programmes – Supported Homes, Supported Lives and Supported Families with personalised plans.
602-606 Main Street
Palmerston North 4410
An online platform where the people willing to help can meet the people needing help. Find and employ support workers and volunteers on a secure website. With thousands of people registered with Mycare, it is New Zealand’s largest online community for home support services.
NZCare has been supporting disabled people across New Zealand for over 25 years. Everything we do is based on the principles of dignity, respect and support. We work with people of all ages And we do whatever works for you, whether that is taking a break (respite), living or moving into a home of your own, with friends, learning to do something new, going places, doing things, or having fun.
92 Cambridge St
Phone: 0800 114 496
Ocean View Residential Care
Ocean View Residential Care is on the beachfront and our residents enjoy spectacular views and sunsets as well as wonderful sea air! The facility welcomes all who come here permanently, or for respite, as part of a level of care and support that we would afford our own loved ones. We strive to maintain your happiness and will support your independence but also your safety; and your privacy.
56 – 58 Marine Parade
Otaki Beach, Otaki
Phone: 06 364 7399
Options offers a range of support including learning new skills, moving out of home through to work opportunities. The Enabling Good Lives approach and principles match our values and vision of welcoming and inclusive communities. Our person-centred approaches put the person at the centre of all decision making. Each person’s support is co-created with them and can change as circumstances change.
31 Princess Street
Palmerston North 4410
Raukawa Whanau Ora Ltd
Raukawa Whanau Ora is a kaupapa Maori organisation that imbeds kaupapa tuku iho (inherited values) to deliver whanau-centred services – health, social & educational services. The organisation delivers from a Whanau Ora approach to provide services to all who wish to utilise them. We work with individuals and their whanau, providing free, confidential services.
3 Keepa Street
Phone: 06 368 8678
Seeflow provides professional NZSL translation and other language services for Deaf people.
If you have received a letter, email or other document written in English, Seeflow can translate this for you within 24 hours, or 3 days if less urgent. The translation is checked by both native Deaf NZSL users and qualified NZSL interpreters to make sure it is the highest quality possible.
PO Box 52-289
Strive Rehabilitation Manawatu
Strive has nearly two decades of experience in providing community-based rehabilitation in partnership with people who have acquired brain injury. This includes personalised programmes, pre-vocational programmes and supported employment, supported independent living and home management. It’s available to people from 16 years onwards, who have sustained a traumatic or acquired brain injury.
38 West Street
Tautoko Support Services – Options
Tautoko Support Services - Options provide a range of services- Supported Living, Participation and Inclusion, Transition from School and Supported Employment Services. All supports are individually tailored to assist each person to develop their lifestyle choices. Our Options teams work in the Manawatu, Horowhenua, Rangitikei, and Tararua regions.
31 Princess Street,
Palmerston North 4410
Phone: 06 353 2242
Vaka Tautua is a national “by Pacific for Pacific” health and social service provider. Vaka Tautua delivers Disability Advice and Support in a culturally appropriate way for Pacific families throughout New Zealand. We provide navigation and advice, walking alongside families with disability.