Where to go for help

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Visit www.areyouok.org.nz for information, resources and services on family violence or call 0800 456 450.

The organisations below can also be recommended directly to people experiencing family violence.  If someone is in danger, Police or CYF should be contacted immediately.

Citizens Advice Bureau
0800 FOR CAB (0800 367 222)
Citizens Advice Bureaux provide information, advice, advocacy and support to individuals. Services are free, impartial and confidential. Resources are comprehensive and regularly updated.

Shine 
0508 SHINEE (0508 744633)
Preventing Violence provides an extensive range of services, including a national helpline; 24 hour crisis and advocacy for adult and child victims of family violence; a stopping violence programme for abusive people; a Child Crisis Team intervention service for children who have witnessed family violence; coordination of SAFTINET, an interagency network.

Jigsaw
0800 228 737
Jigsaw is an umbrella group for child abuse prevention services and child protection services in New Zealand.

PlunketLine
0800 933 922
Parents seeking advice on any aspect of the health and development of their child aged under five can phone PlunketLine to speak to a Plunket nurse.

National Network of Stopping Violence Services
0800 478 778
A network of community organisations working to end men’s violence to women and children across Aotearoa/New Zealand

Women’s Refuge
0800 733 843
See your local telephone directory or www.womensrefuge.org.nz for the refuge nearest to you.
Women’s Refuge is an independent community organisation run by women for women and children. It provides support and information and services are confidential and free.

Sexual violence

If you would like Kaupapa Māori support find help here:

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, WAIKATO, KOROWAI TUMANAKO (Northland, Auckland, Waikato)
Website:               www.korowaitumanako.org
Telephone:           027 422 6282
Email:                    korowai@korowaitumanako.org

AUCKLAND
TUWAHINE TRUST
Telephone:           09 838 8700

BAY OF PLENTY
KITE RAPU I TE ORA
Telephone:           07 315 8429

CHRISTCHURCH
TE PUNA ORANGA)
Telephone:           03 381 8472
Email:                    te-punaoranga@xtra.co.nz

If you, or someone you know, has experienced sexual violence find help here:

TOAH-NNEST website for help near you: http://www.toah-nnest.org.nz/index.php/get-help/find-help

National Collective of Rape Crisis 24 hour helpline: 0800 88 33 00

If you are concerned about your own sexual thoughts or behaviour, or about the behaviour of someone you know, find help here:

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, WAIKATO
KOROWAI TUMANAKO
Website:               www.korowaitumanako.org
Telephone:           027 422 6282
Email:                    korowai@korowaitumanako.org

NORTHLAND
MIRIAM CENTRE
Website:                www.miriamcentre.co.nz
Crisis line 24/7     09 437 6010

NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, WAIKATO
SAFE NETWORK
Website:                www.safenetwork.org.nz
Telephone:           09 377 9898
Email:                    info@safenetwork.org.nz

EAST COAST, GISBORNE, NAPIER, MANAWATU, PALMERSTON NORTH, WANGANUI, WELLINTON, UPPER/LOWER HUTT, MASTERTON
WELLSTOP
Website:                http://www.wellstop.org.nz
Telephone:           04 566 4745
Email:                    enquries@wellstop.org.nz

CANTERBURY, Dunedin, west Coast, Nelson, Invercargill
STOP TRUST
Website:              www.stop.org.nz
Telephone:         03 353 0257
Email:                    info@stop.org.nz

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