NZCCSS vulnerability report 2009-2016

Jun 29, 2016 | Reports

“There is a real contradiction in government support and our members’ experience,” says Trevor. Work and Income’s Special Needs Grants for food have decreased by 28% from December 2009 to December 2015, but the demand for food parcels has skyrocketed. Housing New Zealand waiting lists have dropped from over 10,000 (2009) to 3,500 (2015) yet the requests for emergency and social housing support have become overwhelming”, said McGlinchey. “Government has relied too heavily on the response of community organisations, charities and service providers to meet the needs of those with the least in our communities”. Read the report here.

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