NZCommunity Living

Our mission is to provide in partnership with people with disabilities and their family/whānau and advocates a lifestyle or people that promotes choice, rights, culture, dignity and learning. 

Community Living story
Our Story

New Zealand’s trusted provider.

NZCare and Geneva Community Living have come together to form NZCommunity Living, an organisation dedicated to supporting people with disabilities in New Zealand. 

Our Disability Support Services reflect our belief that all New Zealanders deserve to live fully, have equal opportunities, and achieve their ambitions.

That’s why everything we do is designed to enable people with disabilities to be part of their local community, connect with whānau and friends, and do the things they enjoy. We will work with you and whānau to provide support that is personalised, flexible and reflect the choices that you want to make in your life.

Our Philosophy Statement and mission

Disability support services for New Zealanders.

In partnership with disabled people and their whānau, our mission is to provide a life that promotes choice, rights, culture, dignity and learning. 

We strive to:  

  • Provide high-quality support services to people with disabilities that are person directed, flexible and promote choice
  • Respond professionally and compassionately to meet the disability support requirements of the people who use our services
  • Promote the personal and cultural wellbeing and individual potential of each person
  • Respect each person’s daily lifestyle respecting their dignity and privacy at all times
  • Provide safe and effective support for each person
  • Ensure a high standard of service 
  • Maintain and support maximum independence for each person who uses our services 

Our people's story

At NZCommunity Living, we always put you first. Take a glance at one of the people we support in this video.

Our Team

Vicki Stewart

Group General Manager

Rosanne Johnston

National Disability Specialist Lead

Jo McGavin

Business Development and Quality Improvement Manager

Brennan Gracie

ISS Operations Manager

Raewyn Holland

Northern Regional Manager

Natalie Berry

Central Regional Manager

Irene Diamondaras

Midland Regional Manager

Kerri Thorpe

Southern Regional Manager

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Amazing Support Workers

Making a difference in people's lives everyday

Testimonials

“Tena Koe, I just want to acknowledge you for the special work you do and the way you have worked with myself and my little whanau. You have made a difference in our lives. A big thank you to the team and for their support to my daughter especially ensuring her cultural needs are met and for having staff who understand Ngaio and upholding her Maori Culture. Kia koe, Mereti”
Mereti Howe
Whānau
“Going to work every day to be given the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others really gives me a sense of purpose. I find the work environment both relaxed and flexible, and am part an awesome team of supportive and interesting people.”
Sean
Support Worker
“I love my job because every day is different. I work with young people with disabilities helping them achieve their goals and dreams.”
Moira
Support Worker
“Building the relationships and seeing someone’s independence and confidence grow is so rewarding. There are challenging times, but it’s worth it.”
Carrie
Support Worker
"I’ve always wanted to go flatting and live more independently. I did just that when I moved into a NZCommunity Living home! I still have some support, but I feel more independent, going on community outings, exercising more and eating healthier."
Stevie
Person we support
"Thank you very much for your great leadership, sound advice, professional conduct, open door policy and prompt service. Thank you also for the 'community support survival kit' personally delivered to us. I often look at it and feel encouraged"
Person we support
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People supported
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Support Workers
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Residental Homes
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Years of experience

Get in touch with us

To access our support services, please choose us as a preferred provider when you speak to Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC) service or an Enabling Good Lives (EGL) Connector.

If you prefer to call or email, our team is available 24 hours/7 days.

PO Box 24445, Manners Street, Wellington 6142

0800 101 057

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