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IHC Group News

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

What's happening across the country

Check out what some of the people we support have been doing around the country to keep entertained during their extra downtime.

IHC COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

IHC needs your support now more than ever as we move quickly to support and protect people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Turn and Face the People: Vocational Services Update

We are pleased to be able to update you all on the next steps for our vocational services and the opening of some day bases for some individuals.

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Survey: Students with disabilities face discrimination, bullying

Almost 30 percent of children with disabilities are being unlawfully denied enrolment at their local school, and those who are enrolled face bullying and a massive lack of support in the classroom.

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Support in your community

We are still doing all we can to advocate for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with intellectual disabilities and support them to live satisfying lives in the community – even if that isn't face to face.

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IHC Family-Whānau Liaisons

The IHC Family-Whānau Liaison programme is a pilot programme running in Northland, Manawatū/Horowhenua, Christchurch and Dunedin with thanks to the IHC Foundation.

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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.