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We all go through times when we need the support of others. Visionwest is here to provide you with help today so you can have hope for tomorrow.

Visionwest exists to address homelessness, reduce poverty, support the elderly, and ensure young people have hope for the future.

Each year we support

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clients to live independently

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clients to regain control over their finances

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families with safe, affordable housing

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clients with counselling and care

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young people to find an employment pathway

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We are always looking for people who have the desire and the drive required to transform someone’s life. If you would like to be part of the team, we invite you to apply for a role at Visionwest.

Angeline’s Story – Life under the Visionwest Umbrella

“Visionwest is like an umbrella for me. When a storm comes along, Visionwest is there. If I need someone to talk to, Visionwest is there. If I have a question or have any problems, my Visionwest support navigator is there ... one of my goals is to do the Unitec Social...

Jo’s Story – Financial Mentoring to Change Lives

“I love to journey with whānau and see them come to a place where they are able to achieve their financial goals – that is really awesome and, for me, it’s what my financial mentoring role at Money Mentors is all about.” Jo is a Kahukura Financial Mentor and the Team...

Kane’s Story – “I’m In the Best Place for Achieving Goals.”

“My friends suggested I come along to Visionwest Youth Solutions because it was a safe place to learn and to prepare for life. If I hadn’t taken their advice, I’m not sure where I’d be. I certainly wouldn’t be achieving the goals that I am right now.” Kane admits to...

Beth’s Story – Visionwest Youth Development Coach

“It’s so rewarding when I come to the end of a journey with a young person. It could be that they are going into employment or could be that they are moving onto further training; just seeing them move to a place where they are in a better position than when they...

Visionwest’s Christmas From The Heart 2021 Final Report

The long-term financial challenges faced by many in our local communities mean that every year some whānau miss out on food over Christmas. 2021 was no different except that this year, the demand was accentuated by the presence of COVID. Leading up to Christmas 2021,...

Gina’s Story – Pae Aronui and the Confidence to Grow

Gina* was quiet and reclusive when she moved to Auckland, preferring to keep to herself and avoiding too much contact with others. Then she joined the Pae Aronui programme at Visionwest Waka Whakakitenga. Awhina, one of the Pae Aronui Kaiarahi Rangatahi (youth tutor)...

Westpac Business Awards Win for Visionwest

"And the Westpac Business Awards Supreme Business Excellence Award goes to…  "It was a huge moment for the entire Visionwest team when, at the Auckland Westpac North-West Business Awards, Visionwest first won the Excellence in Strategy and Planning Award and then took...

Samantha’s Story – Financial Mentoring & Life Goals

Samantha has goals for herself and her family but it’s difficult to fulfil your dreams when you are going through a tough time financially. Financial mentoring help from Visionwest Money Mentors has given Samantha hope for the future. Before having their third child,...

In-Home Healthcare Offices Combine

Within our community, many of the elderly and those with disabilities would be unable to retain the comfort and independence of living in their own homes if not for in-home healthcare providers. To ensure an even greater efficiency of support than the already...

23 new homes = 23 whānau housed

23 new homes means 23 whānau who have been struggling to find a place to live will now have a warm, dry and safe home while they look for longer term housing. On Friday February 25th, a small group from Visionwest Waka Whakakitenga gathered for a service of blessing...

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