Welcome
to IHC

Nau mai, haere mai

IHC will advocate for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with intellectual disabilities and support them to live satisfying lives in the community.


Ka kauwhau tikanga a IHC mō ngā tika, mō te whai tūranga tūturu me te toiora o ngā tāngata whai hauātanga hinengaro katoa, me te tautoko i tō rātou noho rangatira i te hapori.

IHC highlights

Art Awards 2024 online gallery

All the artworks submitted this year can be viewed in our online gallery and are also available to purchase.

Go to Gallery

Register for 2024 Te Anga Pāua o Aotearoa National Kapa Haka Festival

It’s time to register for the 2024 Te Anga Pāua o Aotearoa National Kapa Haka Festival! Kapa haka rōpū from around the country will be back on stage in November for the free event hosted by IDEA Services.

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Take a moment with us

IHC’s touring exhibition, Take a moment with us, showcases the everyday lives of people with intellectual disabilities and is now on at Whirinaki Whare Taonga in Upper Hutt. There are photos and videos of people who come from all over New Zealand - children, young people and adults from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and with different interests and abilities.

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IHC Media

With content for, and by, people with intellectual disability, IHC Media offers live online sessions, courses, webinars, and a safe space to share stories, photos and videos. It's a tool to further connect our community.

Go to IHC Media website

Advice for families and whānau

The IHC Group

The IHC Group includes our charitable programmes and three wholly-owned subsidiaries.

IDEA Services logo

IDEA Services supports adults of all ages with intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and be part of their local communities.

IDEA Services website
Choices NZ logo

Choices NZ facilitates flexible support relationships and access to community services to help people with all disabilities and health-related conditions achieve their goals.

Choices NZ website
Accessible Properties logo

Accessible Properties provides social and disability housing and a place for people to belong and thrive.

Accessible Properties website

Join our team

IHC is New Zealand’s leading provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities. Our Mission is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community and to providing housing and tenancy services to people in need.

Our staff are dedicated and hardworking. A career with the IHC Group can be very rewarding, fulfilling and challenging. We are focused on making sure that our staff receive the support that they need to do their jobs and that they have a healthy and safe work environment.

Visit our Careers site