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Working together to connect communities

Working together to connect communities

Not having a home is an issue that affects the mental health and wellbeing of people and communities. In 2017, Kāinga Ora (formerly Housing New Zealand) approached The People’s Project in Hamilton with a proposal. Kāinga Ora would provide a small number of dedicated properties across several inner-city locations, mostly in areas of already-established high-density public housing, to be tenanted by The People’s Project’s clients.

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The People’s Project privileged to host Prime Minister Ardern

The People’s Project privileged to host Prime Minister Ardern

The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern visited the Wise Group in Hamilton today to learn more about the vital work it is leading in mental health, homelessness, social justice and wellbeing for young people. Alongside Wise Group joint chief executive Julie Nelson, the Prime Minister spent time with The People’s Project’s service manager Kerry Hawkes and strategic analyst Carole McMinn to learn about the success the team has had in Hamilton using the Housing First approach.

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Unite against COVID-19: We are at Alert Level 3 in Hamilton and Level 2 in Tauranga

Our offices are still currently closed to walk-ins. People experiencing homelessness can still phone us in HAMILTON on 0800 437 348 or TAURANGA on 0800 198 010 for advice and support.