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Multimillion dollar hub for Christchurch vulnerable youths

14 March 2018 Cecile Meier - Stuff

A multimillion dollar youth hub to address a rise in Christchurch youth homelessness and mental health issues is on the cards after years of battling to get the project off the ground.

Youth Hub Trust chairwoman Sue Bagshaw has been trying to find suitable land since 2015 to build a one-stop-shop for teenagers and young adults including youth health, counselling, social and employment services as well as emergency accommodation.

Anglican Care, the Anglican Church’s social service agency, stepped in to help last year and bought the old bowling club site on Salisbury St in central Christchurch for $4 million.

The trust will lease the 4500 square metres land to build a youth hub including accommodation for 20 people. 

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