Vocational and Day Support

Working towards developing life skills, enjoying leisure and recreational activities.

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Our vocational and day support services will enable you to participate in your local community, supporting you to develop life skills, enjoying leisure and recreational activities, work towards gaining employment. Our Vocational and day support is guided by the principles of Enabling Good Lives.
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Vocational and Day Support

We are committed to the Enabling Good Lives approach and Pathways to Inclusion which inspires us to ensure all people with disabilities and their whānau can choose to increase the choice and control they have in their lives.   

NZCL provides vocational and day support for people in Canterbury, Hutt Valley, Horowhenua and Hawkes Bay.  These services support people to participate in their local communities, with an increased focus on ensuring self-determination, person-centredness and ordinary life outcomes being achieved. 

Flexible support which enables you to:

  • develop life skills and community and social connections
  • enjoy vocational, leisure and recreational opportunities of your choice.   
  • gain skills that enable you to move into employment 
  • access qualified, experienced support workers to help you in achieving your goals

Enabling Good Lives (EGL)

We will support you to live your best life possible whatever your disability may be. We will be there to assist you in every way so you can enjoy what you love doing, achieve what’s important to you, get what you need to keep well and stay connected to your whānau and community.

You and your whānau will enjoy: 

  • more choice and control over supports and services
  • transparency over budgets (knowing how much money there is)
  • a flexible provider who will listen to what you want – and builds something that suits your situation
  • the ability to be the key decision-maker about who works with your family member
  • one plan that is based on your strengths, preferences, culture and goals
  • trusting relationships with key professionals and that my voice is heard
  • ability to connect with people who help you understand options and what is available
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We are New Zealand's trusted disability support provider

Disability Support Experts

NZCL has supported disabled people and their whānau since 1988.

Our Partners

We work closely with the Whaikaha - Ministry for Disabled People, Oranga Tamariki, District Health Boards, Ministry of Social Development, Corrections, and ACC as a preferred national provider.

Industry Leader

We’re part of New Zealand’s largest national network of disability service providers and a leader in health technology.

Enhanced Services

Whatever you need, our wraparound disability support and rehabilitation services can be tailored to support you with almost anything.

Public or Private Funding

Our disability support and rehabilitation services are free to those eligible for government funded support. We also provide private funded services.

Specialised Workforce

Our community-based workforce is unmatched – we apply our significant expertise in disability support and health services to all of the work we do.

Get info on our Support Services

To access our support services, please choose us as a preferred provider when you speak to Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC) service or an Enabling Good Lives (EGL) Connector.

If you would prefer to contact us via phone or email, use the details below and we'll be in touch soon.

PO Box 24445, Manners Street, Wellington 6142

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