Make Your Home A Safety Zone Grant
Applications have now closed.

Thank you to everyone who applied for grants. We received 58 applications, and we're still working through the details. Successful applicants will now be announced before the end of the year

Our homes are where injuries most commonly happen, and children under five years of age are particularly more at risk. 

Safekids Aotearoa, Starship Foundation and ACC are inviting injury prevention workers, community action groups and health service providers to deliver home safety activities by applying for Make Your Home A Safety Zone grants.

Child injuries in the home
THE NUMBERS

48

children are killed each year, and 231 are hospitalised every month.

60%

of all injuries to under fives happen IN THE HOME.

50%

of these injuries are linked to structural issues in the home.

For more information:

 

The grant applications programme will be open again in 2018.

 

Contact Alessandra Françoia, DDI 09 6234675, alessandraf@adhb.govt.nz