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

26 September 2014

Ministry of Social Development (MSD) Chief Executive Brendan Boyle today released the findings of the first phase of the independent review into the Ministry’s security environment.

25 September 2014

We are searching for a temporary alternative site for the Ashburton Community Link.

19 September 2014

Work and Income’s satellite sites remain closed while a review into security of MSD’s public-facing service centres continues.

11 September 2014

Speech by Brendan Boyle, Chief Executive, at the Ashburton Community Civic Service on 11 September.

Print this page.