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 North Shore District Court, Corner Don Mckinnon Drive & Corinthian Drive, 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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  • 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

  • Telephone 021 174 9252
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  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Better Blokes is a registered charity that supports men and their families to recover from the effects of emotional, verbal, physical and/or sexual abuse. Provides one to one peer support and peer support groups. Call the manager David on 021 174 9252 for further information.

Family Action

  • Telephone 09 836 1987
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  • Address 247 Edmonton Road, Te Atatu South
  • Postal Address 247 Edmonton Road, Te Atatu South
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Family Action offers a range of services for those who have experienced abuse, trauma, family and sexual violence. Include counselling, outreach, women’s refuge and youth programmes.

HELP

  • Telephone 09 623 1700
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
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 or 0800 321 361
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  • 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 56A, Covil Avenue, Te Atatu South, Waitakere 0610
  • 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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  • 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.

North Harbour Living Without Violence Inc

  • Telephone 09 489 3770
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  • 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: Provision of Men's living without violence/anger management programmes Provision of Men's support programmes Provision of Women's support and education programmes Provision of Women's relating respectfully/anger management programmes Provision of Children and Teenager's programme

Rape Prevention Education (RPE)

  • Telephone 09 360 4001
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  • 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.

SAFE Network Inc.

  • Telephone 09 377 9898
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
SAFE operates a community-based professional treatment programme in Auckland for both adults and adolescents with sexually problematic behaviours, and for those who have offended against children aged less than 17 years. Community based professional treatment programmes for both adult and adolescent, male/female sexual abuse offenders Individual therapy for female sexual abuse offenders Education and support for family members

Shakti Asian Women's Safehouse

  • Telephone 0800 742 584 or 0800shakti
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  • 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
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  • 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

  • Telephone 09 815 4601
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  • Address Ground Floor, 409 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address Ground Floor, 409 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1021
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Essential Services: Helpline 9am-11pm, seven days a week nationwide Face to face appointments Call out advocates - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the Auckland City area Education in family violence issues for community groups and professionals Men's Stopping Violence Programmes KIDshine - for children who have witnessed family violence Women's Refuge Shine in Schools Ministry of Justice Approved Programmes for adult victims and offenders as well as children

Te Rito Rodney

  • Telephone 021 162 8332
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  • Address 575 Whangaparaoa Road, Stanmore Bay
  • Postal Address 575 Whangaparaoa Road, Stanmore Bay
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Te Rito Rodney is a local family violence prevention network. It coordinates and builds relationships within and outside the family violence sector through sharing knowledge and resources to improve service capacity. Additionally it mobilises communities to change attitudes and behaviours towards family violence.

Treasuring Older Adults Pacific Inc (TOA)

  • Telephone 021 344 405
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  • Address 214 Great South Road Otahuhu, Auckland
  • Postal Address 214 Great South Road Otahuhu, Auckland
  • 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 247 Edmonton Road, Te Atatu South, Waitakere 0610
  • 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
  • Postal Address North Shore Police Station, 52 Parkway Drive, Mairangi Bay, 0630 (North Shore)
     Whangaparaoa Police station, 716 Whangaparaoa Rd, Stanmore Bay 0943 (Rodney)
  • 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

Violence Free Waitakere

  • Telephone 09 837 4849
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  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
Educational programmes for the community, parents, and primary school children - Awards for good citizens - Anti–violence workshops - Peace promotion for the general public

VisionWest Counselling

  • Telephone 09 818 0760
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  • Address 93 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland 0602
  • Postal Address 93 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland 0602
  • Regions Served Waitakere
Overview
VisionWest Counselling Centre (formerly Focus Counselling) 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
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