Posts Tagged ‘social services’

Proposal for State to sell off 10,000 needy New Zealanders Comments 1

Friday, September 18th, 2015

A newly released report proposes handing control of services for the 10,000 “highest-cost clients of the social services system” a new national “Better Lives” agency or to expanded “district health and social boards” (DHSBs), which would buy services from mostly non-government “navigators” to coordinate help for needy clients in their regions. The report says each Read more

The Salvation Armys lesser known social services Comments 0

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

The Salvation Army is not the only organisation aiming to create a better society but it is the only one with uniforms and a military structure – its members are known as soldiers and have ranks. In Christchurch it has six churches (Belfast, Aranui, Sydenham, Linwood, Moorhouse Ave and Hornby) plus Family Stores selling secondhand Read more