I’ve Finally Found A Home
All of the bad experiences I’ve had led me here to The Mission’s Te Pā Manawa, where I’m building the life I thought I could never have. As a child… Read more »
A Place of Connection & Care
My diagnosis of bipolar II has chronically affected my life. Growing up I had a supportive family, I graduated from university, and worked in a variety of jobs. But over… Read more »
Working Towards a Better Life
I came to The Mission last year in a really bad way. My wife and I had split up, and even though I was working full-time I couldn’t afford another… Read more »
More homes for Wellingtonians!
The Wellington City Mission, in partnership with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development opened Wellington’s newest transitional housing facility today. The iconic “Zebra” backpackers building at 58 Tory Street,… Read more »
Family2Family is back!
Thanks to the amazing team at New World, Family2Family is back! We are thrilled because this is one of the vital ways of keeping the Social Supermarket stocked for winter…. Read more »
Support the Social Supermarket!
As you might have seen in the news, The Mission has opened the Wellington region’s first Social Supermarket! In a shift from our traditional food parcel model, our Social Supermarket… Read more »
A Place to Start Again
Monday 10 May 2021 For the last three years I was a sole-dad to my two kids, an eight-year-old and a six-year-old. I was struggling financially and I felt isolated,… Read more »
Meet One of Our Volunteers, Brendon
Monday 10 May 2021 What’s your role at The Mission?I volunteer for two shifts in Tā Te Manawa/Community Lounge every Monday. I wash dishes, serve food and hot drinks to… Read more »
This is Our Community
Monday 10 May 2021 A decade ago, I developed some major health issues and I couldn’t work. I became homeless, and lived in my car for years until I lost… Read more »