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 Live!

Join our free interactive sessions straight into your home, via Zoom. These fun weekly sessions are available to anyone in New Zealand with an intellectual disability.

Go to our IHC Media website for session details.

Stand Tall

Stand Tall is a fun and free budgeting game that teaches you how to manage your money.

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.

Holidays Act Remediation Programme

Following a comprehensive review to ensure its payments to staff have complied with the Holidays Act 2003, IHC is now paying current and former employees any entitlements they are due.

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2022 IHC Art Awards 

Find out more about this year's IHC Art Awards including the winners.

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Easy Read information about COVID-19

People First and IDEA Services has some fantastic resources for people with intellectual disabilities to understand what COVID-19 is and what it means for your day-to-day lives.

Go to the People First website

IHC Annual Report

1 July 2021 – 30 June 2022


 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.

Visit the IHC Careers website

Give today to IHC and support people with intellectual disabilities

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