Crippled Childrens Society
248 Broadway Avenue
Tel: (06) 357 2119
Fax: (06) 3572118
CCS is New Zealand's leading provider of support and services to people with physical disabilities.
Leading advocate for the rights of disabled people.
Services are provided nationally through 16 integrated branches around the country. CCS employs more than 500 staff and is assisted by over 2000 regular volunteers.
To achieve 'a better future for people with disabilities' through:
supporting individuals and their families to live ordinary lives within the community
affecting change in communities so disabled people have access to the same opportunities as other New Zealanders
Disabled people are valued participants in society
Enable disabled people to make informed choices in their lives
Generate increasing levels of inclusiveness of disabled people in our society
Are respectful of each person we work with
Allow each person the dignity to express themselves, to experiment, to reach, and to learn
Celebrate diversity and difference
CCS works in partnership with disabled people, their families and whanau to ensure equality of opportunity, quality of life and an environment that enhances full community integration and participation.
CCS exists to make a difference for disabled people, their families and whanau by removing barriers to inclusion and by offering support to disabled people to access all ordinary opportunities in their communities.