Changing the way we work together - find out more.

We're changing how we work

Community Investment is a new group in the Ministry of Social Development. It brings a new way of thinking and a new way of working with providers and communities. In the coming months we'll be developing a new Community Investment website to replace this site. More information.

family & whānau

Information and resources for individuals, families and whānau.


Resources to help community organisations support families.

working with us

Family and Community Services programmes, services and funding processes.

Family Services Directory.
Contract Mapping.

News & Updates

Social Development Minister Hon Anne Tolley releases new guidelines for agencies...

Social Housing Reform 28 January 2015

The Prime Minister has announced further measures to provide people in need with...

Community Investment 01 October 2014

Community Investment is a new way of thinking and a new way of working with...

Application dates for a $2 million funding pool to support budget services ...

A new community finance partnership is making interest free and low interest loa...

White paper for vulnerable children Service lines of Family and Community Services.