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About us

Community Investment is the part of the Ministry of Social Development that supports families and communities to be strong, well informed and to connect with each other.

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Our work helps families to help themselves so they can cope in times of adversity.

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Community Investment works at both national and regional levels and covers all geographical areas in New Zealand.

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We employ over 250 staff, located in 5 regional offices and at a national office in Wellington.

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Meet our regional teams located in Whangarei, Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington and Christchurch.

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The Council works with us to develop shared views about the needs and place of families, and the policies and services to support them.

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Te Moemoeā - our dream for families underlies all the work we do at FACS.

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Community Investment strategic plan sets out how we will contribute to Government priorities.

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How to get in touch with our team.