Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission is a charitable trust affiliated to the Anglican Church. They have been helping those most in need in the Wellington region for 114 years having been formed in 1904 from St. Peter’s Church. In 1929, an Act of Parliament established The Mission as a separate entity.

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Through their four programmes – Mission for Families, Mission for Youth, Mission for Independence, and Mission for Seniors – they provide holistic practical support to a broad range of people, from struggling families, to at-risk youth, and vulnerable older people. The assistance they provide includes food parcels, hot meals, advocacy, education, financial mentoring, and social work support. They also operate an elder care residential facility called Kemp Home & Hospital.

They are open to anyone who needs assistance – regardless of their religious belief, age, ethnicity or social background. Together, they work to identify and address people’s underlying issues to create positive outcomes.

Our Vision:
People and communities empowered, transformed, experiencing fullness of life.

Our Mission:
Centred on Christ’s compassion, we seek to achieve fullness of life for those who are at risk or struggling in the Greater Wellington region.