Contacting us if you're a childcare or OSCAR provider

If you have questions about childcare or OSCAR subsidies and payments, you can contact our Provider Line and we'll be happy to help you.

Phone

0800 776 843

Calling hours (NZ time): Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm and Friday 9:30am to 5pm

Email

If you have questions about: You should email:
grants available for OSCAR providers Oscar_contracts@msd.govt.nz
approvals for OSCAR programmes Social_Services_Accreditation@msd.govt.nz
anything else childcareproviders@msd.govt.nz

Postal address

Centralised Services
Private Bag 9029
Whangarei 0148