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Abuse / Violence

Abuse / Violence

24/7 Victims of crime information line

  • Telephone 0800 650 654
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  • Address North Shore District Court, Corner Don Mckinnon Drive & Corinthian Drive, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 0752
  • Postal Address Private Bag 300 986, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 0752
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
The Victim Advisor is based in the court to provide information to victims of criminal offences and to support them with their cases through the court. The Advisor also provides Court Education for Young Witnesses whether or not the Young person is a victim of an offence or is required to be a witness. This service is free and confidential.

Abuse Prevention Services Inc (APS)

  • Telephone 09 425 8130 (Services for Men), 09 422 2102 (Services for Women), 09 422 4317 (For Children & Youth)
    021 023 20297 (Women Text), 022 152 4186 (Men Text)
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  • Postal Address PO Box 398, Warkworth 0941
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Counselling and group programmes for men, women and children who have caused or experienced family violence/abuse and want help to make positive changes to their lives. Men's Non Violence Programme Women's Safety Programme Children's Safety Programme Counselling

Better Blokes

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 378 8822 or 93788820 (North Shore)
    09 378 8823 or 09 378 8820 (Waitakere)
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (North Shore)
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Waitakere)
  • Address 2 Glen Road, Browns Bay (North Shore)
    11 Edmonton Road Henderson Henderson 0612 (Waitakere)
  • Postal Address PO Box 104289, Lincoln North, Waitakere, 0650
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Better Blokes is a registered charity that effects of sexual harm. Provides one to one peer support and peer support groups. Call 09 378 8812 for further information.

ECPAT Child Alert NZ

  • Telephone 09 376 5252 or 021 125 2960
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 8 Ratanui Street Henderson
  • Postal Address PO Box 41 264 St Lukes Auckland 1026
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Vision A world that no longer tolerates the sexual exploitation of children Mission Child Alert (ECPAT NZ) coordinates and participates in collaborative national and international programmed to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights and have security from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation. Values Respectful approaches mindful of the dignity of every individual. The rights of children is central Honesty, transparency and accountability Fair and equitable relationships The WHY: Children have Rights The inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. • All children have the right of spirit of peace, dignity, tolerance, freedom, equality and solidarity • All children have the right to protection from abuse and exploitation • One of the most abhorrent and despicable forms of abuse and exploitation is the buying and selling of children for sexual purposes

Family Action

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 836 1987
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 13 Edsel St, Henderson, Auckland 0612
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Family Action offers a range of services for those who have experienced abuse, trauma, family and sexual violence. These services include counselling, outreach, womens refuge and youth programmes.

HELP

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 623 1700
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  • Postal Address PO Box 10 345, Dominion Road, Mt Eden, Auckland 1442
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
HELP Provides: 24 hour crisis support, information and counselling to women and children survivors of sexual assault; client support through forensic medical examinations and police statements; on-going face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy for children, young people and their families; preventative education packages, training and supervision; the 'We Can Keep Safe' pre-school programme in pre-schools.

Hestia, Rodney Women's Refuge (Hestia)

  • Telephone 09 427 5154 (Hibiscus Coast), 09 425 0452 (Warkworth) or 0800 321 361
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  • Postal Address PO Box 580, Orewa 0946
  • FAX 09 427 5157
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Support Services: Outreach support for women and children who want safety from or information about their abusive relationships. Advocacy, legal, parenting support Maori advocacy and services Safe accommodation Linking with other refuges

New Zealand Ethnic Social Services Trust (NZESS)

  • Telephone 09 834 6668
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  • Address 56A, Covil Avenue, Te Atatu South, Waitakere 0610
  • Postal Address PO Box 19 709, Avondale, Auckland 1746
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Provides a broad range of information and assistance for all migrants, refugees, and the general public. Services are culturally appropriate and often language appropriate, including: Family Violence Crisis Line 021888493 (24 hr) Family Violence Issues for Ethnic Men, Women and Children Information and Advocacy Services Family Services Team Parenting and Relationship Services and Programmes

New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse (NZFVC)

  • Telephone 09 923 4640
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  • Address 261 Morrin Rd, St Johns, Auckland 1072
  • Postal Address University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse is the national centre for research and information on family and whānau violence in Aotearoa New Zealand. NZFVC provides information and resources for people working towards the elimination of family violence. NZFVC offers a monthly newsletter, news and events alerts and library and information services.

Rape Prevention Education (RPE)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 360 4001
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  • Postal Address PO Box 78-307, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Rape Prevention Education (RPE) works in the greater Auckland area and nationally to prevent sexual violence through the delivery of education and health promotion/prevention activities.

RESPECT

  • Cost of Service Free, Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 489 3770
    021 206 5246
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 431 Lake road
  • Postal Address PO Box 33 681, Takapuna, North Shore 0740
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Support is available to those who are living with abuse or violence. Intervention strategy is based on the delivery of key services: RESPECT Men's and Women's non-violence programmes RESPECT Women's support and education programmes RESPECT Safety and support services for Children and Teenager's programme RESPECT Advocacy support services for woman and children

Shakti Asian Women's Centre

  • Telephone 0800 742 584 or 0800 SHAKTI (24 Hour Crisisline)
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  • Address 3 Cardwell Street, Onehunga, Auckland 1061
  • Postal Address PO Box 24417, Royal Oak, Auckland, 1345
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Safe shelter and advocacy for women involved with domestic violence. Two Refuges, self-empowerment programmes, therapy, counselling, legal support, health referral, food support and advocacy in housing and immigration. 24-hour national crisis call service 0800SHAKTI.

Shakti Community Council

  • Telephone 0800 742 584 or 09 838 4217
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  • Address 153 Rathgar Road, Henderson, Auckland, 0610
  • Postal Address PO Box 104245, Lincoln North, Henderson, 0654
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Shakti provides intervention and prevention around family violence for women, children, young people and families from Asian, Middle Eastern and African communities. Services that are provided include 24/7 multilingual national crisis-line, outreach social work, crisis-response, specialist advocacy (WINZ, HNZ, immigration and legal representation), refuge accommodation, counselling and life skills and safety programmes. Shakti also provides family conferencing, couple counselling, youth-specific social support in Auckland.

SHINE-Safer Homes in New Zealand Everyday

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 815 4601
    09 520 8600
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Ground Floor, 409 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address PO Box 90 279, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Essential Services: Helpline 0508 744 633, free 24/7 nationwide Face to face appointments Call out advocates - 24/7 in the Auckland City/North Shore area Education in family violence issues for community groups & professionals DVFREE training for workplaces Men's Stopping Violence Programmes KIDshine - for children who have witnessed family violence Refuge Shine in Schools Ministry of Justice Approved Programmes for adult victims, their children & offenders

Te Rito Rodney

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 022 475 7126
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  • Postal Address PO Box 487, Orewa
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Te Rito Rodney is a local family violence prevention network. It is focussed on education and awareness raising for family violence prevention. The network coordinates trainings and supports workforce capbility development. Strategic advocacy and local and national level for a safer Rodney community is a key role of the network.

Treasuring Older Adults Pacific Inc (TOA)

  • Telephone 09 276 4596
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  • Address 214 Great South Road Otahuhu, Auckland, 1640
  • Postal Address PO Box 22754, Otahuhu, Auckland, 1640
  • Regions Served North Shore, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Treasured Older Adults, Aiga Carers, and Pacific Families are safe, have enhanced Wellbeing are valued and their rights are actively promoted and upheld.

Tu Wahine Trust

  • Telephone 09 838 8700
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  • Address 247 Edmonton Road, Te Atatu South, Waitakere 0610
  • Postal Address PO Box 83 230, Te Atatu, Waitakere 0652
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
- Provide counselling, therapy and support to Maori women, children, and families affected by violence and abuse - Specialise in domestic violence, rape, incest, and other related violence - Approved provider under the Domestic Violence Act to run programmes for Domestic Violence to applicants and applicants' children - ACC Registered Counsellors

Victim Support

  • Telephone 0800 842 846
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  • Address North Shore Police Station, 52 Parkway Drive, Mairangi Bay, 0630 (North Shore)
    Whangaparaoa Police station, 716 Whangaparaoa Rd, Stanmore Bay 0943 (Rodney)
  • Postal Address PO Box 284 Whangaparaoa 0943
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
7 day per week agency working with victims of crisis and trauma Advocacy Court assistance Support for victims of homicide Sudden death referrals e.g. cot death, fire, fatal accidents, suicide etc. Family group conferencing Restorative Justice Referral to specialist organisations and victim impact statements

VisionWest Counselling Centre

  • Telephone 09 818 0760
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  • Address 93 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland 0602
  • Postal Address PO Box 20 406 Glen Eden, Waitakere 0641
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
VisionWest Counselling Centre is a long-standing provider of quality, professional and confidential counselling, assisting individuals and families through personal discovery and growth. VisionWest's philosophy is to make counselling affordable to everyone; fees by donation, self paying or funded by existing contracts. - Relationship Counselling - Individual Counselling - Family Counselling - Children and Adolescents Counselling - Family Violence and Abuse Counselling - Sand play therapy for children and adults - Workplace and clinical supervision

Waitakere Restorative Justice Community Group Trust

  • Telephone 09 828 5211
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  • Postal Address PO Box 19484, Avondale, Auckland 1746
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Restorative Justice is a victim-centred process enabling offence victims to have their voices heard and their questions answered, whilst ensuring offenders take responsibility for their actions. Trained facilitators arrange for victims and offenders to meet in a supportive environment to discuss what happened and what can be done to make amends. Outcomes are reported to the Judge before sentencing occurs.
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