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.



Donations put to good use

Donations from last year's emergency appeal mean IDEA Services has more technology for entertainment and staying in touch with family and friends.

Check out what some of the people we support have been up to.

IHC Group news

Keep up to date with all the latest news and events from IHC.

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.

IHC's new series of engaging online video sessions

We have launched Let’s give it a go! where people with intellectual disabilities can come together through a series of fun and engaging online video sessions. 

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COVID-19 Emergency Appeal 

People with intellectual disabilities are among the most vulnerable in New Zealand. Your support will help fund vital programmes which are desperately needed in this time of crisis. 

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IHC Annual Financial Statements

IHC has published its Annual Financial Statements, 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021.

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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 to IHC’s Emergency Appeal and support people with intellectual disabilities during COVID-19

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