Comcare has had a long history of providing short term accommodation. In answer to a need identified following the Christchurch earthquakes, Comcare was contracted by the Canterbury District Health Board to provide short-term accommodation and support services for vulnerable individuals. Using this experience gained, we have been able to help address the housing need that is evidently a widespread issue. In recent years, Comcare has been contracted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the Ministry of Social Development to provide a Transitional Housing Service, offering short term furnished accommodation for up to 12 weeks whilst also providing housing support to find long term accommodation.
Comcare leases a number of properties to provide this service and receives referrals form the Ministry of Social Development.
Should you need or know of someone who is in need of urgent accommodation, please contact Work & Income on
0800 559 009.