Work and Income mobilises in Christchurch
Work and Income mobilises in Christchurch.
Work and Income has seven mobile vans going directly
to people in the hardest hit suburbs of Christchurch says
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett.
allow Work and Income to provide help directly to people in
the suburbs, who may not be able to access transport,”
says Ms Bennett.
”Social workers will join Work and
Income staff in the vans to provide advice and support as
well as financial assistance,” says Ms Bennett.
Work and Income sites are now open at locations around the
Sites at Ashburton, Hornby, Rangiora, Kaiapoi and
Riccarton have been open since Wednesday. With a further two
sites opening today in Shirley (203-205 Hills Road) and
Linwood (154 Aldwins Road).
“Work and Income staff are
coping well, but people who can should call the Government
helpline before going into a service centre,” says Ms
By 10am this morning over 17,000 Civil Defence
payments had been made, with more than $2.7 million paid
Government Helpline: 0800 77 999 7
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