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New Year, new faces in The People’s Project Hamilton team

New Year, new faces in The People’s Project Hamilton team

The People’s Project Hamilton welcomed in the New Year with the addition of six more people to its Garden Place Hamilton team. Project lead and Wise Group joint chief executive Julie Nelson said it was a watershed moment for the team, which has now doubled in size.

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Breaking barriers – the power of employment

Breaking barriers – the power of employment

From time-to-time we come across stories from overseas that resonate with our work and also inspire the work we do. We know housing breaks the cycle of homelessness, and employment can help break the cycle of poverty. We’re having discussions about what more we can do to support people into employment after they move from the streets into their own home; it’s just the start of a bigger focus around people, wellbeing and the ability to live a great life. Check out this story from the UK about an organisation that is helping homeless people from the streets into employment.

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Unite against COVID-19: We are at Alert Level 1

Our service is open but entry to our offices is by appointment only. Please use our FREEPHONE numbers and call us before coming to our offices. In HAMILTON phone 0800 437 348 or TAURANGA phone 0800 198 010. If you have a runny nose, sore throat or cough, please do not come in - get tested and self-isolate until you are cleared by a doctor. The Government has now made it a requirement to wear a face mask or covering when using public transport. You will be asked to observe physical distancing in our offices and may be asked to wear a face mask (which we will provide). Thank you.