We help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and independent.

We’re working towards this through providing:

  • care and protection of vulnerable children and young people
  • employment, income support and superannuation services
  • funding to community service providers
  • social policy and advice to government
  • student allowances and loans
  • social housing assessments.

What's new

17 April 2015

The benefit fact sheets for the March 2015 quarter are online now.

15 April 2015

MSD has released information on how and where it expects to fund social housing tenancies. Read more about the purchasing intentions.

15 April 2015

The latest data on the social housing register for the March 2015 quarter is online now.

02 April 2015

Read the latest issue of Rise magazine online now.

01 April 2015

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced establishment of a Modernising CYF Expert Panel.

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