Choice in Community Living offers disabled people more control over where you live, who you live with and how you are supported. They are an alternative to residential services and is for people with significant disabilities.
With Choice in Community Living:
Choice in Community Living is currently available in Auckland, Waikato, the Hutt, Otago and Southland regions only.
To access Choice in Community Living you must be:
One of the following situations must also apply:
If you would like to explore the option of Choice in Community Living, contact your local needs assessment service. They have experienced staff who can work with you and your family/whānau. They will discuss with you whether Choice in Community Living would be a good alternative to residential services.
They can also provide advice on what funding is available to financially support you.
More information about Choice in Community Living can be obtained from:
Taikura NASC (Auckland)
Phone: 0800 824 5872
DSL NASC (Waikato)
Phone: 0800 55 33 99
Life Unlimited NASC (Hutt)
Phone: 0800 008 011
Access Ability NASC (Otago/Southland)
Phone: 0800 758 700
Monday : 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Tuesday : 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Wednesday: 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Thursday : 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Friday : 8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Saturday : Closed
Sunday : Closed
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