Work and Income Assistance 

Depending on your circumstances there are many ways Work and Income may be able to help. Below are links with more information.

Eligibility - Check What You Might Get 

16 to 19 year olds

After a bereavement

Disabled, ill or injured

Don’t have enough income

Accommodation costs and housing assessment

Learn new skills

Relationship breakdown

Going overseas

Moving to New Zealand

List of benefits and payments available

This link provides a list of the main benefits. You may be eligible if you are looking for work, too ill to work, of retirement age, or looking after other people. 

Extra help provides additional income support with accommodation, childcare and disability costs as well as other areas of support. You do not have to be receiving a benefit from Work and Income to receive extra help.