​Kiwi contingent at the Canadian National Conference on Ending Homelessness

Nov 15, 2016 | News

They were joined by others from New Zealand (see the photo below) and heard from communities across Canada that are implementing Housing First and learnt about their successes and challenges. This learning will be invaluable as we implement Housing First across Auckland. They also visited the Calgary Homeless Foundation where we heard about the way multiple agencies are effectively collaborating to end homelessness.

From left: Sarah, Moira (Lifewise), Graham Bodman (Auckland Council), Hugh Webb (MSD), Chris Farrelly (Auckland City Misssion), Mark Woolley (VisionWest), Julie Nelson (The People’s Project and the Wise Group), Rami Al-Rdini (Keys Social Housing), Lisa Woolley (VisionWest), and David Zussman (Community Housing Aotearoa, not in picture).

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