IDEA Services supports people with intellectual disabilities to enjoy great lives as part of their communities.

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We are New Zealand’s largest provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities and their families/whānau.

Our core values are:





Each person’s plan is unique. There is no one-size-fits-all approach. We will support you to:

  • Set goals and achieve them
  • Make meaningful connections with others and live the life you want
  • Have as much independence as possible while balancing it with the right support

Our services

Accessing support

IDEA Services is funded through the government to provide support for people with intellectual disabilities.

You can get an assessment by talking to your
Needs Assessment and Service Coordination service (NASC) or an Enabling Good Lives (EGL) connector, depending on your region. Come to us once you have the results of your assessment.

Contact your local NASC organisation by phoning 0800 693 342 or visit the
NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres website. If you have any questions, contact your local IDEA Services office.

We have services in communities throughout New Zealand.


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contact your local IDEA Services office and see how we can support you.