What should every councillor know to address New Zealand’s growing homeless population

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Stephanie McIntyre addresses the following questions:

1. What is homelessness and why is it important to address?

2. What is the historical setting for homelessness in New Zealand?

3. How other nations and communities address the issue today?

4. What is the path forward for New Zealand's communities?

Stephanie’s commitment is to end homelessness by thoroughly understanding, gathering evidence about and implementing practical solutions to address the complex issues that underlie homelessness in New Zealand. Stephanie champions the establishment of ‘harm reduction’ housing as a bold, yet highly effective, accommodation option for the most vulnerable homeless population. Premising her practical and operational experience, Stephanie has a Master’s in Reflective Social Practice from London Metropolitan University

She can be contacted at: director@dcm.org.nz

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