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Lifewise responds: “Crackdown on synthetic drug dealers”

"We need to really listen to people who are living with addiction and get their sense of what’s most likely to be effective," says Lifewise CE, Moira Lawler. … more »

Lifewise’s Youth Housing Service provides safe housing and support for youth who, like Starr, don’t have a safe or stable place to live. With your support we can ensure more young people like Starr who have had a rough start in life, have the opportunity to escape what can often be a vicious cycle of homelessness.

“Family to me means the people who love and care for you.”

This Christmas, your donation can help protect young people from the risk of becoming homeless. … more »

“People who might need disability support also live full lives,” says Rev. Vicki Terrell (left), seen her with Michelle Smith, her Individualised Funding coach.

Leading a full life!

“Our support services need to empower people to live life to the full and enable people to make a contribution to society,” says Rev Vicki Terrell. … more »

The latest 'Matters of Substance' features Lifewise CE Moira Lawler's take on synthetic cannabinoids, decriminalisation, and "the narrow lens that considers substance abuse in isolation".

“Getting real about synthetics”

Lifewise CE Moira Lawler's take on synthetic cannabinoids, decriminalisation, and "the narrow lens that considers substance abuse in isolation".… more »

Lifewise Merge Café would like to host you at a Pop-Up Dinner on Thursday 1st November to celebrate Spring! This will be a 3-course set menu and you can “Pay as You Feel” to raise funds for the café. The value of each meal is approx. $35. Enjoy candlelight, music, and great food prepared by Merge Cafe Chef, Umender, and Little Sweetie Chef, Diego Fetter. This special event is co-hosted by John Palino and Diego Fetter from Little Sweetie, 181 Ponsonby Road. Thanks so much for your support guys! Here are more details about this special event: • Date: 1 November 2018 (Thursday) • Times: 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (Two seatings of 35 people each) • Place: Lifewise Merge Cafe, 453 K' Road, Auckland 1010 We’d love you to join us to celebrate Spring and Merge Café and invite you to bring your friends and whānau. To book your seats, please email merge@lifewise.org.nz or come to Merge Cafe. We're on 453 K' Road, open weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Merge Cafe’s Spring Pop-Up Dinner

Lifewise Merge Cafe is hosting a pop-up dinner to celebrate the spring season. Join us in this fun-filled event supporting the whānau and community. … more »

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Community Services

Community Services

Lifewise Community Services include Family Services, Youth Housing, and Housing First… more »

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Community Projects

Community Projects

Besides being a social service provider, Lifewise also looks at new ways of supporting local communities.… more »

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

The first five years of every child’s life shape each child’s future health, happiness, and achievement.… more »

Health and Disability Info 2018
Health & Disability Services

Health & Disability Services

The Health and Disability Services team assist older people and those with a disability to live independently… more »

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Lifewise in Rotorua offers Mental Health and Addiction Supported Accommodation Services.… more »

Upcoming Events

 
Mar
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Neighbours Day Aotearoa

A day to celebrate where you live and get to know your neighbours better.… more »

 
Jun
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The Lifewise Big Sleepout 2019

The 9th annual Lifewise Big Sleepout will raise critical funds to tackle homelessness… more »

 

A Huge Thank You To Our Wonderful Supporters

  • J R McKenzie Trust
  • AUT
  • Foundation North
  • Auckland City Council
  • Waitemata
  • ANZ
  • Lottery Grants
  • Skycity Auckland
  • Tindall Foundation
  • Todd Foundation
  • BNZ
  • Perpetual Guardian
  • PMGT
  • Remuera Christian Trust
  • T-and-M-CE-Trust

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Every day there are brave Kiwis who are facing insurmountable odds. They need your help. Through your gift to Lifewise, you can be that help. Every dollar donated will help Kiwis in critical need.

Your donation will, quite simply, turn lives around.

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Lifewise is a registered charity under the name The Lifewise Trust, registration number CC40248

Hungry to Make a Difference?

Lifewise encourages Aucklanders from all walks of life to come together over a meal at the Merge cafe.

Those who are hungry and those who hunger to make a difference; we encourage you all to eat from the same table, over great food and good company.

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