Housing is a human right
Daniel was homeless for 10 years before he found a home through the City Centre’s Housing First programme (Auckland City Mission and Lifewise working in partnership). He recently joined Auckland City Mission’s Chris Farrelly on the AM Show on World Homeless Day to talk about how finding a home has changed his life.
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
95b FM Producer Conor Mercer talks to Chris Farelly of the Auckland City Mission about the five ambitions they have for ending homelessness, and what he thinks the government sitting in Parliament after the weekend will need to do to help.
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
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.