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The National Intellectual Disability (ID) Service holds a number of contracts funded directly by the Ministry of Health. These contracts are part of a framework of interconnected services for people with an ID. One of the contracts we hold is for services for clients that are placed under the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care & Rehabilitation) Act 2003 (IDCC&R). These services include:

  • Regional ID Secure Service (RIDSS)
  • National Youth ID Secure Service
  • Community Consultation Liaison ID Team
  • Behaviour Support (Specialist Assessments)

We also hold the Complex Youth Assessment and Co-ordination (MVCOT) contract with the Ministry for Vulnerable Children (Oranga Tamariki).

In addition to the above regional and national contracts, the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability (MHAID) service also holds the contract for the National Intellectual Disability Care Agency (NIDCA) and the Community Mental Health ID Team.

Who our service is for

The National Intellectual Disability (ID) Service holds a number of contracts funded directly by the Ministry of Health. These contracts are part of a framework of interconnected services for people with an ID. One of the contracts we hold is for services for clients that are placed under the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care & Rehabilitation) Act 2003 (IDCC&R). These services include:

  • Regional ID Secure Service (RIDSS)
  • National Youth ID Secure Service
  • Community Consultation Liaison ID Team
  • Behaviour Support (Specialist Assessments)

We also hold the Complex Youth Assessment and Co-ordination (MVCOT) contract with the Ministry for Vulnerable Children (Oranga Tamariki).

In addition to the above regional and national contracts, the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability (MHAID) service also holds the contract for the National Intellectual Disability Care Agency (NIDCA) and the Community Mental Health ID Team.

How to access our service

Ministry of Health forensic contracts (RIDSS, NIDCA) can only be accessed by referral from the courts or Regional Prison Services.

Our Community Mental Health ID Team is usually accessed through Te Haika, Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC) agencies and General Practitioners.

How to contact us

If you have a question about our services you can phone a local office through the contact details for your region below:

NIDCA

Northern (Northland and Auckland) (09) 2639294

Midland (Greater Waikato) (07) 8270314

Central (Hawkes Bay, Mid-central and Wellington) (04) 3811 655

Southern (Nelson and Canterbury) (027) 886 3717

Southern (Dunedin) (027) 702 1338

NIDCA on-call 24 hour reporting (Providers only) 04-3855999 (ask for NIDCA on-call)

Community Mental Health ID Team

Phone (027) 2442603

Last updated 12 October 2017.