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Applications for the Unsupported Child's Benefit and Child Support

Updated: 10 November 2013

Raising children is expensive and financial stress can have a big impact on families. Financial support for those families/whānau caring for children and young people who are not in the custody of the chief executive is available through Work and Income or Inland Revenue.

Applying for the right financial support can be confusing for families/whānau and the support of the child or caregiver's social worker to help them through the process is often appreciated.