Housing is a human right

Project to help more homeless

Project to help more homeless

Work to help South Auckland’s rough sleepers is stepping up. The Manurewa local board has formed a steering group in an effort to assist people to get off the streets and into housing. By Chris Harrowell, Manukau Courier

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Housing First’s quest to end homelessness in Auckland

Housing First’s quest to end homelessness in Auckland

It’s nearly six months since Housing First Auckland was officially launched. Julie Nelson is the Housing First project lead and she spoke to Newshub’s Duncan Garner on the AM Show. After watching the video, check out the Collective’s full results: www.housingfirst.co.nz/results

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Community worker talks about freedom and opportunity for all

Community worker talks about freedom and opportunity for all

Brook Turner, 37, is a west Aucklander living in Massey. He’s dedicated 20 years of his life to community development and equal liberty. He joined community services organisation VisionWest in 2016 as its community service development, which includes its Housing First service. The Western Leader caught up with Brook to talk about his role and how it has changed him.

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Auckland collective welcomes Housing First expansion

Auckland collective welcomes Housing First expansion

The announcement by Government to expand Housing First into more areas where there is the most need included funding for the Housing First Auckland collective to end homelessness for 100 more chronically homeless people. This takes the number of people the collective is funded to support from 472 to 572.

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