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Working for Families are payments to help you raise a family.
Find out what Working for Families payments are, about the types of Working for Families payments and payment options.
Qualifying for Working for Families payments, what each payment is and what happens when you share the care of a child.
Learn more about the types of Working for Families payments.
Find out about shared care of a child and getting Working for Families.
You can register for Working for Families and Best Start in myIR or by using our online form. You can also apply for back years if you think we owe you payments.
Make sure you receive the right amount of Working for Families. Let us know when things change.
The upcoming Working for Families payment will not be affected by the public holiday
On 25 May 2020, the Government announced a new temporary payment to support New Zealanders who lose their jobs due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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