About SSPA

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) is a national body representing some 200 community organisations working with at-risk children and young people and with families, whānau and communities. We are a registered charity and incorporated society.

Support, influence, information

Timely analysis of law and policy changes and what they could mean for your organisation

A credible voice speaking to government and decision makers

Professional development through our best-practice workshops 

Annual Conference bringing together sector leaders and practitioners, government ministers and senior officials.

A strong advocate on matters of concern to member organisations

Access to a community of people and organisations doing similar work.


Membership

Membership is open to NGO service providers funded by government and approved under sections 396 or 403 of the Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1989.

Associate membership is open to any other service provider with a government contract and approved by the SSPA national executive.


What we stand for

Vision: A vibrant and strong social service sector

Mission: SSPA is a centre of excellence that enhances the capability and quality of social service providers


Strategic Plan 2018 - 2020

Summary of the SSPA Strategic Plan 2018 – 2020

strategic plan 2018 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Current documents

Annual Reports

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Annual Report. 2016 - 2017

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Annual Report. 2015 – 2016

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Annual Report. 2014 – 2015
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Financial Statements

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Financial Statements for year ending June 2017

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Financial Statements for year ending June 2016

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Financial Statements for year ending June 2015
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Rules and Policy

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Rules (as amended September 2017)

Social Service Providers Aotearoa. Complaints Policy (amended February 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

Join Us

Join us and get the benefits

Kia Mauri Ora: Social Service Excellence in Aotearoa - the SSPA magazine for all who work in social services


Workshops and seminars - SSPA's professional development programme


SSPA Conference - bringing the sector together


SSPA submissions to parliament


The social service workforce - an SSPA-led project