Posts Tagged ‘Homeless Women’

Trust transforming lives of homeless women says ambassador Comments 0

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Dame Therese Walsh DNZM, who is the Ambassador for the Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust, says she knew she wanted to be involved after seeing how the Trust successfully transforms the lives of homeless women. “I was amazed when I learnt how many homeless women there were in Wellington”. “As a Wellington woman, I was very Read more

Initiative launched to help Wellington’s homeless women Comments 0

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

A new facility to provide transitional housing for single women in Wellington has opened its doors. Wellington Women’s Homeless Trust (WHWT) spokesperson Frances Broatch (pictured above left) said the housing unit opened in July and had been busy ever since. The Trust’s accommodation unit can take up to five women at any one time. The Read more

Residence for homeless women to be established in Wellington Comments 0

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

The Wellington Homeless Women’s project, an initiative of four women – three religious, Srs Raye Boyle, Catherine Hannan, and Marcellin Wilson and Newtown lay pastoral leader Karen Holland, lead to the establishment of  The Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust which recently announced that it has been able to secure a 2 year lease from 19 April 2013 for accommodation Read more

Mercy Sister sets up Trust to help homeless women in Wellington Comments 0

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

A charitable trust has been set up by Mercy Sister, Marcellin Wilson, to provide facilities in Wellington for homeless women who are at risk. Sister Marcellin said she first became aware of the need in 2010 when she received a call from the Wellington Central Police Station requesting accommodation for two women, 20 and 24, Read more