Welcome to IHC New Zealand

IHC will advocate for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with intellectual disabilities and support them to live satisfying lives in the community.



IHC Group News

Keep up to date with the latest news and information across the IHC Group.

Strong Voices

Strong Voices is our flagship publication for people with intellectual disabilities, their families and the disability sector. It has a clear message – listen to us.

National Services Review Update

IDEA Services will be holding approximately 50 community workshops around the country by May 2021.

Getting it right for disabled students at school

We want to hear from you about the changes needed for disabled children to get a fair deal at school.

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Government Briefing 2021

IHC thinks much is needed from this new Government to create improved wellbeing for people with intellectual disability and their families.

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Play a part in the life of a person with an intellectual disability and the work IHC does. Join one of our Volunteer programmes.

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 The IHC Group

The IHC Group includes our charitable programmes and three wholly-owned subsidiaries

IDEA Services supports adults of all ages with intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and be part of their local communities.

Accessible Properties provides social and disability housing and a place for people to belong and thrive.

Choices NZ facilitates flexible support relationships and access to community services to help people with all disabilities and health-related conditions achieve their goals.

Work for us

IHC is New Zealand’s leading provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities. Our Mission is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community and to providing housing and tenancy services to people in need.

Our staff are dedicated and hardworking. A career with the IHC Group can be very rewarding, fulfilling and challenging. We are focused on making sure that our staff receive the support that they need to do their jobs and that they have a healthy and safe work environment.

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Give today and make a difference

A large number of IHC’s programmes are not funded by government, so your donations are essential for us to carry out our work.