Member Benefits


With a new ministry and big changes ahead, there has never been a more important time to be part of a well-connected and influential network of social service providers.


We will keep you postedwith succinct news on law and policy changes and what they could mean for your organisation.


SSPA consults and reflects the views of members in written submissions and in our meetings with government and other decision makers.

Professional development

SSPA professional development workshops are designed to support and strengthen the work of your organisation.

SSPA annual conference

SSPA annual conference is New Zealand’s premier conference for all those working with children and young people and with families, whanau and communities.


As part of the SSPA community you will have many opportunities to network, meet and share ideas with others working in the same field.





Join Us

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

Apply online or download application form

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

Apply online or download application form