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Community Connection Service

The Community Connector supports the welfare needs of individuals and whānau to keep safe while isolating at home/in the community. This also includes supporting individuals and whānau post self-isolation. Community Connectors navigate and connect individuals and whānau to various services available during and in transition from self-isolation.

The expansion of the Community Connection service complements the wider welfare approach and ensures it will continue to be a 'go to' service for people affected by the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19.

What is the Community Connection service?

The Community Connection service takes an active approach to ensuring people needing help can access information, support and services across multiple government agencies and service providers.

The Community Connection service supports the welfare needs of individuals and whānau to keep them safe while isolating at home / in the community. Community Connectors navigate and connect individuals and whānau to various services available during and in transition from self-isolation.

Where is the Community Connection service available?

We’ve partnered with existing MSD-funded service providers in communities where there is need. These providers have the capacity and the workforce to deliver the Community Connection service.

For providers: Community Connector guidelines

Download the Community Connector guidelines (PDF 186 KB)

These guidelines were most recently updated in June 2022.

Who should I contact with questions?

Please email ccservice_2020@msd.govt.nz

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