Monte Cecilia's kindness impacted a child almost twenty years ago

Monte Cecilia's kindness impacted a child almost twenty years ago

Joseph Paulo, 34, grew up in Monte Cecilia housing in the early 1990s. He has now come full circle...

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Family forced to sleep in their car

Family forced to sleep in their car

Referred by Work and Income due to overcrowding in a temporary Housing New Zealand house, where they were sleeping on the floor of the dining room..

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Single mum turns life around

Single mum turns life around

Sandra,* is a single Mum with five kids (5yrs-14yrs). For five years they were living in a three bedroom HNZ home and they only used two of the bedrooms. The third bedroom was not livable.

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Helping break through barriers

Helping break through barriers

With his children in Oranga Tamariki, George* needed support in bringing them back into his Whānau. He came to Monte Cecilia for support in this complex matter and reintegration process.

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Happy home outcome

Happy home outcome

After her sister gained support from Monte Cecilia, Allison* knew she could ask for help in attempting to leave her Housing New Zealand house,

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Happy mum and daughter

Happy mum and daughter

Atalia* and her daughter contacted Monte Cecilia for help because they were living in a car for the past three months ...

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Family at peace now

Family at peace now

Pila* contacted Monte Cecilia Housing Trust asking for support for her and two young children. They were sleeping in the lounge...

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Supported by Monte Cecilia

Supported by Monte Cecilia

Mere* was in a volatile relationship with her partner, and she kept getting kicked out of the house by him. She decided to leave....

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Emergency, Transitional, Housing First, Social Housing Confused

Emergency, Transitional, Housing First, Social Housing Confused

So are we at times. Monte Cecilia had offered supported emergency housing for 34 years, then in 2016/17, the government allowed motels to be used rather than staying homeless.

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New Facility & HQ Opened & Blessed

New Facility & HQ Opened & Blessed

October 10 was a historic day for Monte Cecilia Housing Trust when we opened our new 30 x two bedroom units for families in housing crisis which means for many homeless.

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