Making your home accessible

If it’s difficult for you to get around and do tasks in your home because of an injury or a disability, you may be able to get assistance with essential modifications to help you remain in, or return to, your home.

Assistance with modifications to your home may be available through:

  • the Ministry of Health if you need modifications to your home because of a disability
  • the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) if you need modifications to your home following an injury.

How can I get housing modifications?

Ministry of Health

If you need modifications to your home because of a disability, you may be able to get help through the Ministry of Health.

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)

ACC may be able to assist with modifications to help you live independently in your home following your injury. This may include enabling you to get into your home, move around within your home or with tasks such as showering.