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Our Services

Lifewise’s services turn lives around for good. We go beyond meeting the immediate needs of people living with hardship.

Family

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Auckland City

Housing
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Health & Disability

Health &
Disability

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Men

Mental Health
& Addiction

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Merge Cafe
Merge Cafe

Merge
Cafe

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Merge Community

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Enterprises

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Milestones

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180

Children

Every day, we have up to 180 children in our Early Childhood Education Centres.

500

Older people

On any given day, we have 120 carers giving in-home support to 500 older people.

53

Street whānau

In 2020, over the first COVID-19 lockdown period, we supported 53 street whānau into emergency housing through Lifewise Merge Community.

Latest News

Merge CafeMerge Community
12 July 2021

Kia ora Marcus!

Marcus is one of our lovely volunteers at Lifewise Merge Cafe. Here he talks about what he enjoys most about helping out in the kitchen. He's such a gentle, soft-spoken…
Top-down view of a three-level building construction siteAPTNewsyouth homelessness
8 July 2021

New homes by Airedale Property Trust

Lifewise's sister trust, Airedale Property, has nearly completed its current social housing project in Auckland's Glen Eden suburb. Set to be complete in September 2021, this building will provide 3…
Lifewise Homecare Worker - Courtesy Michael-AgwuokeHealth & Wellnesshealth and disability services
5 July 2021

A message from Lifewise Homecare Worker, Courtesy Michael-Agwuoke

On 1 July 2021, we received a special message from Courtesy for all Lifewise Homecare Workers: "To my fellow homecare workers I would like to say, first of all, don't…

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