We work with and support a number of partners who are equally committed to realising the vision of a world free of homeless. We are always looking for more ways we can empower, enable and partner with others to accomplish this kaupapa. We welcome the opportunity to kōrero with others.
Home is a national construction and development company with a kaupapa to end homelessness by building homes. For more than 10 years, Home has partnered with a range of community organisations, public sector organisations and developers to build homes and communities. The Home team is driven by a shared mission to ensure that every family in Aotearoa and throughout the world has access to sustainable, secure, and healthy housing.
Kāinga Maha is a full-service property development company committed to helping communities flourish. They believe through Kaitiakitanga of the land, growing strong partnerships with landowners and investors and staying focussed on serving others, they will help build a strong future for Aotearoa New Zealand.
Emerge Aotearoa Housing offers quality social housing to families and individuals on a low income that cannot otherwise afford suitable accommodation. They work closely with many community housing networks across both the North and South Island. They have emergency housing for people, in partnership with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the Ministry of Social Development. They also run a Sustaining Tenancies programme to support people who are at risk of losing their tenancy.
Christchurch Methodist Mission
Christchurch Methodist Mission is one of the largest social service agencies in Christchurch. They have over 2,000 clients using their community services each year; providing over 30,000 bed nights annually for older people and as a registered community housing provider CMM offers warm, secure and affordable accommodation to people and families who need it. Every day, more than 200 people are receiving one of their services.
Community Housing Aotearoa is a peak body for Aotearoa’s community housing sector. Their 100+ members include community housing providers and partner members such as developers, consultants and local councils. Their provider members house approximately 35,000 people nationally, across 18,520 homes. Their vision is to make sure every New Zealander is well-housed in a warm, safe, dry and affordable home.
Habitat for Humanity New Zealand
Habitat for Humanity is an international not-for-profit organisation that is committed to meeting housing needs locally and around the world. Habitat for Humanity New Zealand works towards the mission of delivering shelter outcomes that improve housing conditions, partner to increase shelter access and inspire action to end poverty housing. The charity helps people to achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their whānau.
Parenting Place is a charity that supports parents in New Zealand to build strong, healthy and happy families. One of the largest causes of homelessness is a breakdown in family relationships. Parenting Place believes that healthy, loving families can transform society. Through the provision of courses, coaching and parenting related resources, their team gives parents the tools and skills they need to tackle the hardest job there is – being a parent.
Project Esther offers a multifaceted range of activities and support to vulnerable women and their families. They provide safe places, where women can belong, to help them and their tamariki flourish. Their services include pastoral care at Christchurch Women’s Prison, running weekly “Wellbeing of Women” and preschool Music and Movement meetings, provision of temporary and emergency accommodation for women in times of crisis and helping women suffering under domestic abuse.
Christchurch City Mission
The Christchurch City Mission is a social service agency that positively impacts the lives of 60,000 people every year through a wide range of services. These services include: a Foodbank, learning and development programmes for men and women, emergency accommodation, a residential detox unit that has a social worker hub, addiction counsellors, budget advisers, and a medical unit. The Mission helps anyone who needs it regardless of their circumstances.
Auckland City Mission is one of Auckland’s most influential social service providers. Their services have developed over the last century to reflect social changes but their purpose remains to help people in desperate need. Their services include: crisis care and community services, services to homeless, the Calder Health Centre, social detoxification services, advocacy, and support for elderly people.