At the end of week 2 of the Covid-19 Lockdown NZCCSS undertook a quick self-selecting survey of social services organisations to see how they were responding to the lockdown. Access to the Survey was promoted in two editions of Policy Watch. A total of 42 individual responses from 12 organisations (7 NZCCSS members from 3 Denominations and 5 non-member organisations) responded.

The survey sought to understand, from the perspective of service providers, the impacts of the Covid-19 Lockdown on the work and practice of social service organisations and on the whanau, families and communities they serve. The following is an analysis of the responses received