Disability Support

Council aims to support the community to be more inclusive of those living with a disability or impairment.

Through supporting local and valley wide initiatives, programmes and steering groups, and by creating our own resources such as the Enhancing Accessibility programme, we aim to encourage people both in the community and workplace to gain a better understanding of disability.

Enhancing Accessibility

An Upper Hutt City Council resource developed with the support of Pam MacNeill Consulting, to support and encourage social change, equality and accessibility in the costumer service sector. Enhancing Accessibility provides staff with guidance on how to provide excellent service to people with disabilities.

More information about Enhancing Accessibility

My Life My Way

Upper Hutt City Council is a member of the My Life My Way disability Transport and Employment and Technology Steering groups. The groups aim to identify and find solutions for disability issues in the Hutt Valley. Both groups are made up of disability services, local and regional government representatives, and members of the community living with a disability.

https://www.lifeunlimited.net.nz/nasc/my-life-my-way/

 

Upper Hutt City Council also aligns with the National Disability Strategy.

Helpful links:

http://lifeunlimited.net.nz/lac

http://www.rda.org.nz

http://www.ihc.org.nz

http://www.hvdrt.org.nz

http://www.readwriteplus.co.nz

https://sites.google.com/site/pammacneillconsulting

http://workbridgeincorporated.virtuozzo.co.nz

http://mix.org.nz

https://ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz/

 

For enquiries regarding disability please contact:

Tania Wilkinson, Community Development Advisor
tania.wilkinson@uhcc.govt.nz
(04) 527 2169

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Last updated on 13 Jun 2018