VHN - Very High Needs

Supporting people to achieve meaningful engagement

  • Identifying long and short term vocational and community goals
  • Services and activities that match interests, capabilities and needs
  • Together, making a plan to achieve set goals
  • Self-choice

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 Northable VHN - Very High Needs


VHN supports individuals who have been receiving ORRS funding throughout their school years and continue to receive ongoing funding after leaving school.

To be eligible you will be aged between 16 and 64 years; have a disability in accordance with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) criteria; have been assessed by the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS) as having Very High Needs


If you, or anyone you know are interested in accessing our VHN service we would love to hear from you.

If you would like us to send you our VHN Referral Form contact us.

You can fax your Referral to 09 438 9468, post to 40 John St, Whangarei 0110 or email vhn@northable.org.nz

If you want to print our Referral Form please click on this link: VHN Service Referral Form (PDF, 477 KB)


Phone 0508 637 200
Email northable@northable.org.nz 
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