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SSPA briefing to new Ministers

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) national manager Brenda Pilott says the Labour-led Government presents some real opportunities for non-profit organisations contracted to work with vulnerable children, young people and families.

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Social Service Providers welcome change of focus

[News release] 20 October 2017. Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the incoming Labour – NZ First – Green government in which all parties have stated their commitment to improving how government works with community organisations. 

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Registration Costs a Concern

Social Service Providers Aotearoa national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the Social Worker Registration Bill being referred to a select committee. The Bill had its first reading on the last sitting day of Parliament.

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Election Issues 2017

This election, ComVoices highlights three things that would make a difference for NGO service providers. Talk to your local candidates about them.

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Social worker registration

A Bill will be introduced soon that will bring in mandatory registration of social workers and protection of the title ‘social worker’.

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