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payments

If you’re aged 16 - 19, you might be able to get help with your living costs

If you can’t live at home or you’re looking after children, you may be able to get a weekly payment towards your expenses.

Money’s important - but we know other stuff matters to you, too. If you get a payment from us, we’ll support you to get the education or training you need to become secure and independent.

young parent payment

If you’re aged 16 - 19 and you’re responsible for a child, you might be able to get a Young Parent Payment towards your living costs.
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youth payment

Can't live at home? You might be able to get a Youth Payment towards your living costs.
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support & mentoring

Everybody needs someone in their corner. If you get a payment from us or you’re enrolled in our NEET service, a youth coach will help you get to where you want to be.
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Check what you might get

Find out what financial help you qualify for on the Ministry of Social Development's Check what you might get website.
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parenting

If you’re pregnant or caring for a child, there is lots of support available for you and your whānau.
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