Doing what matters
The Wise Group isn’t afraid to tackle the hard issues – it’s about doing what matters and creating fresh possibilities for people, organisations and communities.
Stories of change
A highly skilled and culturally competent workforce is essential for reducing ethnic disparities in access, quality and outcomes in healthcare. Le Va plays an important role in addressing these challenges by managing the Ministry of Health-funded mental health and addiction scholarships and support programme, which is a direct response to meeting these needs.
People sleeping rough is a complex issue that no one organisation can solve alone. It takes a collaborative approach and many people working together. This is why the Wise Group is leading the multi-agency People’s Project in the heart of Hamilton to reduce the city’s homeless population – to zero.
The Wise Group supports the campaign calling for district health boards (DHBs) to take action to re-establish a fair funding system for community mental health and addiction organisations.
After seeing the effect of synthetic cannabis on the local Hamilton East community, the Wise Group took action.