Transitional Housing

 Transitional Housing Service

Equip’s Transitional Housing Service is a short-term accommodation service for adults aged 18 years and older who experience mental illness. The service is for individuals needing a place to live while our team help you source a permanent housing solution. The rent is set at market rate.

We support our clients spiritually, mentally and physically and offer a variety of services to suit their individual needs.

Assistance is given to help individuals manage their
wellbeing, as well as providing:

  • a room in a shared two-bedroom house for up to three months

  • independent living
  • transitional house close to community amenities
    i.e. walking distance to the supermarket, library, mall, bus routes, gym, and WINZ offices

  • all linen, cutlery, and crockery

  • support to find permanent accommodation

  • a tenancy reference for new landlords

  • WINZ assistance for weekly rent

Who is eligible?

Anyone over the age of 18 who has a mental health diagnosis such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety disorders, and is engaged with a clinical team.

How to access this service

You can apply to access this service via the Mental Health team at Te Whatu Ora Waitematā.

For more information, please contact Equip office on 09 477 0338.

The Transitional Housing Service is available on the North Shore.

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