Keep up with news and stories about the work we’re doing to help people in our communities.
The Webhealth online directory has closed. However, LinkPeople will continue to support the wellbeing of the people in our communities by linking them to healthy and affordable homes and appropriate services.
LinkPeople have helped 39 homeless people into accommodation since the Government and Auckland Council launched the Housing First Auckland initiative earlier this year.
LinkPeople is one of the five services that make up the Auckland Housing First collective. As part of the collective, LinkPeople work with communities in South Auckland where they have housed more than 26 households and are actively working with another 50 people.
A south Auckland family found living in their car are among those helped as part of a project tackling chronic homelessness. Housing First Auckland is a joint initiative between the Government, Auckland Council and five community social housing providers. Manukau-based social housing provider LinkPeople is leading the efforts in south Auckland.
A new initiative aimed at ending homelessness in Auckland has officially kicked off. Today Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff launched Housing First Auckland, which aims to house 472 homeless Aucklanders and provide wrap-around services to address the causes of their homelessness.