Seeking New Employment

Workbridge is an organisation which provides a professional employment service for people with all types of disabilities and injuries, no matter what the disability or skill level. Workbridge also administers support funding on behalf of Work and Income. This funding can be used to help with additional costs directly relating to a person's disability when entering training, a job or self-employment. Workbridge can be contacted toll free on 0508-858-858.

The Human Rights Act (1993) protects your right as a person with a disability to have the same chances to develop and progress in the workplace as everyone else. Under the law, everyone must receive fair treatment regardless of gender, ethnic background, religion, age, disability or sexual preference

Mainstream is a two-year, subsidised employment programme for people with significant disabilities. The programme is provided by the State Services Commission and aims to assist participants into meaningful, long-term employment within selected State sector organisations. Mainstream can be contacted toll free on 0800-559-009.

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