COVID-19 Support Resources
Essential Health Support
This Support Pack has been created to protect our community during COVID-19 restrictions.
It has handy visual cue cards, and other tips to support you in spaces where there may be barriers to communication. If you're feeling flu-like symptoms, we also provide details on how to get tested for COVID-19.
Click the button below to download your Essential Health Package, filled with useful resources and information for our community.
Show your commitment to our community
We're encouraging organisations to make a commitment to New Zealand's Deaf and Hard of Hearing community while COVID-19 restrictions are in place.
By hanging this poster, and making sure all staff are aware of these simple communication strategies, you'll be helping to make things just a little easier for our community during a difficult time.
Handy Communication Strategies and Resources
Hearing Loss Aware Communication Tips
This poster provides hearing loss aware communication tips to those in your environment.
It's a great way to remind everyone that even small changes can make a huge difference.
Buy Hearing Aid Batteries
at an Affordable Price
Our Hearing Aid Battery Store sells hearing aid batteries at an affordable price. By purchasing from our store, you'll also be helping to support our community.
Donate to the
Hearing Aid Fund
NFDHH wants to help hard of hearing Kiwis who are facing financial hardship to purchase new hearing aids. You can help us to make a difference by donating to the Hearing Aid Fund.
Here to Help
Request a Call from NFDHH
We’re here to help. Sometimes, having someone to talk to can make a huge difference.
We would love to know how you’re going and if there is anything we can support you.
Support Line - Free Counselling
The following support services are available and free to access.
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.
Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP).
Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234, email email@example.com or online chat.
Samaritans – 0800 726 666.
Connect With Your Community
Our online community is a platform where our community shares
information, wisdom, humour, and kindness.
Caring for Your Hearing
Safe Sound Indicators are a great way to become more aware of the harmful noise in your environment.
The easy to follow traffic light indicator highlights when noise is potentially dangerous.