Community Based Sexual Abuse Support Agencies (listed alphabetically):

Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation

24hr Ph:

(09) 623-1700

Fax:

(09) 623-1296

Postal Address:

PO Box 10-345, Dominion Road, Auckland 1446

Email:

asah@sexualabusehelp.org.nz

Website:

www.asah.org.nz

Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP is a community counselling agency in Mt Eden offering support and therapy for women, young adult women and children who have experienced sexual assault. We provide a 24 hour crisis support and advocacy service; a confidential telephone information, referral and counselling service; in person counselling services; and a sexual abuse prevention education programme in pre-schools in the Auckland area.


Awhina Whanau Services
(For Maori women only)

Ph:                        

(06) 878-4827

Fax:

(06) 878-4185

Address: 

724 Ngaio St, Hastings

Postal Address:

PO Box 2260, Stortford Lodge, Hastings 4153

Email:  

awhina7@clear.net.nz


Counselling Services Centre

24hr Ph:

(09) 277-9324

Fax:

(09) 277-9316

Address: 

22 Alexander Ave, Papatoetoe, Manukau City

Postal Address:

PO Box 76-473, Manukau City 2241

Email:  

enquiries@csccounselling.org.nz

Website:

www.csccounselling.org.nz


Hamilton Rape and Sexual Abuse Healing Centre

Free Ph:

(0800) 839-4433

Ph:

(07) 839-4433

Fax:

(07) 839-4422

Address: 

750 Victoria St, Hamilton

Postal Address:

PO Box 1560, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240

Email:

rasahc@xtra.co.nz


Healing & Rape Crisis Centre

Ph/fax:

(07) 871-8132

Address:

91 Albert Park Drive, Te Awamutu 3800

Email:

mahuikahouse@callsouth.net.nz


Hutt Rape Counselling Network Inc
 Sexual Abuse Healing Centre

24hr Crisis Pager:

(026) 363 9421

Ph:

(04) 566-5517

Fax:

(04) 566-5580

Postal Address:

PO Box 31-468, Lower Hutt 5040

Email:

hrcn@paradise.net.nz


Kaitaia Women and Children Fresh Start Support Group

Ph/Fax: 

(09) 408-0212

Address:

4 Redan Rd, Kaitaia

Postal Address:

PO Box 406, Kaitaia 0441

Email:

freshstart@xtra.co.nz


Man Alive
(A service for men)

Ph:

(09) 835-0509

Fax:

(09) 835-0540

Address:

11 Edmonton Road, Henderson, Waitakere City

Postal Address:               

PO Box 21 963, Henderson, Waitakere City 0650

Email:

info@manalive.org.nz

Website:

www.manalive.org.nz


Manawatu Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre

Ph:

(06) 356-5868

Address:

53 Waldegrave St, Palmerston North

Postal Address:               

PO Box 673, Palmerston North Central, Palmerston North 4440


Mid North Family Support
Rape Crisis & Youth Services

Ph:

(09) 407-7511

Fax:

(09) 407-7516

Address: 

123 Hone Heke Rd, Kerikeri

Postal Address:               

PO Box 624, Kerikeri 0245

Email:  

womens-support@xtra.co.nz


Nelson Rape & Sexual Abuse Network

Ph:

(03) 548-2407

Fax:

(03) 548-2406

Address:

44 Trafalgar St, Nelson

Postal Address:

PO Box 830, Nelson 7040

Email:

office@nelsonrapecrisis.org.nz

Website:

www.nelsonrapecrisis.org.nz


Pacific Island Women’s Health Project

Crisis Ph:

(09) 828-4317 or 0800 474-947

Ph:

(09) 828-4307

Fax:

(09) 828-4317

Address:

8 Hendon Ave, Mt Albert, Auckland

Postal Address:

PO Box 19-008, Avondale, Auckland 1746

Email:

info@falelalaga.org.nz or piwhp@xtra.co.nz


Rape & Abuse Support Southland Inc
(R.A.A.S.C)

Ph:

(03) 216-2079

Fax:

(03) 216-2080

Address:

26 Nelson St, Invercargill

Postal Address:

PO Box 676, Invercargill 9840

Email:

info@rapeandabusesupport.com


Rape & Sexual Abuse Support West Coast

Ph:

(03) 789-7700

Fax:

(03) 789-7716

Address:

Potikohua House, 37 Peel St Westport, Buller, West Coast

Postal Address:

PO Box 412, Westport 7866

Email:

w.coast.r.c@xtra.co.nz


Rape Crisis Dunedin Inc.

Ph:

(03) 474-1592

Fax:

(03) 474-0347

Address:

Level1, Corso Building, 111 Moray Pl, Dunedin

Postal Address:

PO Box 5424, Moray Place, Dunedin 9058

Email:  

rcrisis@xtra.co.nz

Website:

www.rapecrisisdunedin.org.nz


Rape Prevention Education
(Formerly Auckland Rape Crisis)

Crisis Ph:

(09) 360-4004

Ph:

(09) 360-4001

Fax:

(09) 360-4015

TTY:

(09) 360-4004

Address: 

93 Williamson Ave, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Postal Address:

PO Box 78-307, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245

Email:

info@rapecrisis.org.nz

Website:

www.rapecrisis.org.nz

Rape Prevention Education offers a telephone service for people who want information and support after having an unwanted sexual experience. They have free pamphlets on how to support a survivor, sexual abuse, after sexual violence, sexual abuse of males, and many more. They will send these to you, or you can download them off their website. RPE also offers an education programme to schools in greater Auckland. Maybe you could ask your school counsellor to get them into your school.


Safe Network Inc.

Ph:

(09) 377-9898

Fax:

(09) 377-9229

Postal Address:

PO Box 8726, Symonds St, Auckland 1150

Email:

info@safenetwork.org.nz

Website:

www.safenz.org

SAFE is a provider of treatment programmes for sexual offenders. The programme caters for anyone who admits they have sexually abused a child, and is willing to work on changing their future behaviour. The programme lasts from 1 to 2 years, and involves weekly group therapy as well as individual and family therapy. It can also include outdoor (wilderness programme) therapy. Further details can be obtained from the SAFE website.


Shakti Asian Women’s Centre
(Service for Asian, African & Middle Eastern women)

24 hr Ph:

0800 742 584

Phone:

(09) 636-8512

Fax:

(09) 636-9654

Address:

138 Church St, Onehunga, Auckland

Postal Address:

PO Box 24-417, Royal Oak, Auckland 1345

Email:

sawc@shakti.org.nz

Website:

http://www.shakti.org.nz/womencentre.html


Shine*
 (*Safer homes in NZ everyday)

Free Ph:

(0508) 38 4357 (0508 DV HELP)

Ph:

(09) 303-3938

Fax:

(09) 303-0067

Postal Address:               

PO Box 90 279, Victoria St West, Auckland 1142

Email:

enquiries@2shine.org.nz

Website:

www.2shine.org.nz

Shine* is an organisation for women and children who are experiencing violence in their home. Shine* works to keep people safe through the use of safe houses which are secret to them.


START Inc.
(Christchurch)

Ph:

(03) 355-4414

Fax:

(03) 355-5804

Address:

PO Box 21-022, Edgeware, Christchurch 8143

Email:

admin@starthealing.org

Website:

www.starthealing.org


Supporters of Sexually Abused Dargaville

24hr Ph:

(09) 439-6070

Fax:       

(09) 439-6073

Address: 

153 Victoria St, Dargaville

Postal Address:

PO Box 249, Dargaville 0340

Email:

sos@win.co.nz


Taranaki SAFER Family Centre

Ph:

(06) 758-4178

Fax:

(06) 757-4506

Address:

199 Devon St East, New Plymouth 4310

Email:

info@safecentre.org.nz

Website:

www.safercentre.org.nz


Tu Wahine
(Maori service for children, young people, women and their families)

Ph/Fax:

(09) 838-8700

Address:

247 Edmonton Rd, Te Atatu South, Auckland

Postal Address:

PO Box 83-230, Edmonton, Waitakere City 0652

Email:

tuwahine@xtra.co.nz


Wairarapa Rape & Sexual Abuse Collective

Crisis ph:

0800 614-614

Office ph:

(06) 370-8446

Fax:

(06) 377-1619

Address:

2nd Floor, Departmental Building, 33 Chapel St, Masterton

Postal Address:

PO Box 286, Masterton 5840

Email:

rape.crisis@xtra.co.nz


Waitakere Abuse and Trauma Counselling Service
(WATCS)

Ph:

(09) 837-2491

Fax:

(09) 837-1695

Address:

247 Edmonton Rd, Te Atatu South,Waitakere City

Postal Address:

PO Box 83-142, Edmonton, Waitakere City 0652 

Website:

www.abusehelp.co.nz


Wakatipu Abuse Prevention Network
(Formerly Queenstown Family Violence & Rape Crisis)

24hr Ph:

(03) 442-7145

Ph:

(03) 442-7105

Fax:

(03) 442-8344

Postal Address:               

PO Box 302, Queenstown 9348

Email:

wapn@xtra.co.nz


Wanganui Sexual Abuse Healing Centre

Ph/fax:

(06) 345-4744

Address:

Level 2, 53a Ridgeway St, Wanganui

Postal Address: 

PO Box 102, Wanganui Mail Centre, Wanganui 4540

Email:

sexualabusehealing@xtra.co.nz


Wellington Rape Crisis

Support Ph:

(04) 473-5357

Ph/fax:

(04) 473-5358

Address: 

Level 4, Community House, 84 Willis St, Wellington

Postal Address:

PO Box 11-731, Manners Street, Wellington 6142

Email:

wirc@xtra.co.nz

Website:

www.wellingtonrapecrisis.org.nz


Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation

24hr Ph:

(04) 499-7532

Phone:

(04) 499-7530

Fax:

(04) 499-7533

Address: 

Level 2, James Smith Building, 55 Cuba St, Wellington

Postal Address:

PO Box 11-160, Manners St, Wellington 6142

Email:

info@wellingtonhelp.org.nz


Whangarei Rape Crisis

24hr Ph:

(09) 438-6221

Fax:

(09) 438-6779

Address: 

144a Robert St, Whangarei

Postal Address:

PO Box 913, Whangarei 0140

Email:  

whgrcrisis@xtra.co.nz


Other agencies that may be of assistance (listed alphabetically):

ACC

Free Ph:

0800 735 566

Website:

www.acc.co.nz

If you have experienced or are experiencing sexual abuse and wish to pursue counselling due to the trauma you have experienced, you can make a claim through the ACC Sensitive Claims Unit. If your claim is accepted you can receive funding to help you pay for counselling fees. ACC can provide you with information regarding the claims process and also provide a list of ACC approved counsellors in your area.


Auckland Sexual Health Service

Central Auckland Ph:

(09) 630-9770

West Auckland Ph:

(09) 836-0838

South Auckland Ph:

(09) 255-5172

North Auckland Ph:

(09) 4439580

Website:

www.ashs.org.nz

Auckland Sexual Health Service (ASHS) aims to provide sexual health care that is client focused, culturally appropriate and of an excellent standard. ASHS are a specialist service offering free and confidential sexual health care.


Auckland Sexual Health Service
Pohutukawa (Sexual Assault Clinic)

Ph:

(09) 630-9772

Physical Address:

Building 7, Floor 3, Greenlane Clinical Centre, Greenlane West, Auckland

Pohutukawa is a free specialist medical and forensic service for women and men who have been sexually assaulted or abused. Pohutukawa are committed to providing the highest quality health service that is sensitive, appropriate, and accessible & that acknowledges social & cultural differences.


Child, Youth and Family
(CYF)

Free Ph:

0508 FAMILY (0508 326 459)

Website:

www.cyf.govt.nz

Child Youth and Family are a Government Agency that works to keep children and young people safe. If you or a family member is being abused, you can give their 0800 number a call for advice on what to do. This is confidential so you can choose whether you give them your name and contact details. Children are not always taken away when there is abuse happening within the home, sometimes Child Youth and Family can work out other solutions.


DSAC
(Doctors for Sexual Abuse Care)

Ph:

(09) 376-1422

Fax:

(09) 376-0790

Address:

5/4 Warnock St, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Postal Address:

PO Box 90 723, Victoria St West, Auckland 1142

Email:

dsac@ihug.co.nz

Website:

www.dsac.org.nz

DSAC doctors are specialised in seeing patients who have had or are having unwanted sexual experiences. If you would like to make an appointment with a DSAC doctor, phone Rape Prevention Education on (03) 474-1592 for a list of doctor’s in your area.


FPA
(Family Planning Association)

Free Ph:

(0800) 4636-5463

Website:

www.familyplanning.org.nz

Family Planning is an organisation that promotes positive sexual health & family planning. They have clinics all over New Zealand. You can find a local clinic by ringing the 0800 number above or by looking on their website. Family planning is a confidential service and free to people under 25.


Netsafe – The Internet Safety Group

Free Ph:

(0508) Netsafe (0508 638-723)

Ph:

(09) 362-0971

Fax:

(09) 362-0972

Postal Address:

PO Box 9386, New Market, Auckland 1149

Email:

queries@netsafe.org.nz

Website:

www.netsafe.org.nz

The Internet Safety Group’s website looks at a wide-range of safety issues on the internet and has a page for young adults. Confidential queries can be sent from any page on the site and there are a list of community agencies and other websites for further assistance.


Police

24hr Ph:              

In an emergency dial 111 and request the Police.

Website:

www.police.govt.nz


WINZ
 (Work and Income New Zealand)

Ph:

0800 559 009 for general enquiries

Website:

www.winz.govt.nz

Work and Income New Zealand are a Government agency that provides financial support to New Zealanders in the form of benefits. If you are struggling financially, give them a call and ask them if you qualify for a benefit.


Youthlaw

Ph:

(09) 309- 6967 (collect calls are accepted).

Fax:

(09) 307-5243

Address:

Level 1, NZ Osaka Friendship House, 219 Federal Street, Auckland

Postal Address:               

PO Box 7657, Wellesley Street, Auckland City

Email:  

info@youthlaw.co.nz

Website:

www.youthlaw.co.nz

Youthlaw is a law agency set up just for young people. They have a huge range of brochures and booklets on most things that involve young people and the law. Give them a call if you need some legal advice, or wanting to know your rights in a particular situation. They are friendly and helpful and their information is free to young people.


Youthline

Free Ph:

0800 376-633 (11 am - 11 pm, daily)

Ph:

(09) 376-6645

Fax:       

(09) 376-6650

Address:

13 Maidstone St, Auckland

Postal Address:               

PO Box 8670, Symonds St, Auckland 1150

Website:

www.youthline.co.nz