Visit the COVID-19 Financial Support website or contact Work and Income online or on 0800 559 009, 7am-6pm Monday to Friday or 8am-1pm on Saturday.
If you’re calling because you have been temporarily displaced from your home due to COVID-19 and need support to find short term temporary accommodation, please call MBIE’s Temporary Accommodation Service on 0508 754 163 to register.
Your well being
If you feel you're not coping, it's important to talk with a health professional. For support with grief, anxiety, distress or mental wellbeing, you can call or text 1737 – free, anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – to talk with a trained counsellor.