Apply for the School High Health Needs Fund
The school or an educator is responsible for the completion of a School High Health Needs Fund application. They must work with mātua | parents to ensure they provide all current and relevant information.
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Educators must complete the application form with help from mātua | parents and caregivers to get all the necessary information. The medical statement section must be completed by the specialist for an ākonga or a current medical statement provided.
For a tamaiti | child not yet enrolled at school, it is best to apply 2 months before the proposed start date.
Before applying, read:
Download an application form and complete the:
- ākonga information
- health needs information
- medical statement.
Once the application is completed in full, scan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will receive an auto-response when the application is recieved. If you do not receive an auto-response, check your junk/spam folder. You will only receive an auto-acknowledgement for your first email.
Each individual will receive a formal acknowledgment for each individual application within 5 working days of receipt. There may be delays at peak application times.
You can apply at any time. You should complete a SHHNF review application for ākonga whose time in the fund has ended within the last 12 months.
Contact your local office:
Freephone (NZ only): 0800 622 222 (option 1)
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