Challenging Violence - Changing Attitudes - Changing Lives.

E wero ana I ngā tūkinotanga, E huri ana i ngā whakaaro, E huri ana i tōu huarahi

Are you experiencing conflict with your partner, family or at work?

Has anyone ever said to you “you have a short fuse"?

Are you concerned about your behaviour and the impact it is having on those around you?

Are people too afraid to talk to you about your anger?

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Stopping Violence Services Christchurch (SVS) has been a preferred provider of non-violence programmes for men and women since 1983 and for youth since 2008.

SVS is renowned for its excellence in providing programmes to Adult clients that are delivered by highly-qualified, knowledgeable and professional staff. SVS is a preferred Family Violence program provider, for the Ministry of Justice, Department of Corrections, and the Ministry of Social Development. We are absolutely committed to the objective of the 1995 Domestic Violence Act; "Stopping or preventing domestic violence on the part of those offenders who use 'violent and controlling behaviours' that violate, the right of another person to safety, autonomy and wellbeing" and that, "the safety of women and children is paramount"... Find out more


Adult Services

Stopping Violence Services Christchurch (SVS) has been a "lead provider" of stopping violence programmes for men and women since 1983 and youth since 2004...

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Youth Services

The Enabling Youth Programme is a 3 month one day per week, comprehensive intervention. It was established to assist at risk Youth/Rangatahi aged between 11 and 24 years of age...

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