Resources

Links to useful organisations

Below are a list of useful organisations in New Zealand, where you can find additional resources and services to offer you support.
Use the links below to view more information.

Family Violence

National Collective of Independent Women's Refuge

www.womensrefuge.org.nz

National Collective of Independent Women's Refuge provides the support and information needed when dealing with violence in life. They do not
judge or tell anyone what to do - they listen and are available to help make safe choices. Women's Refuge is an independent community organisation
run by women for women and children. Their services are confidential and free.

He Waka Tapu

www.hewakatapu.org.nz

Phone: 03 373 8150

Promoting non violent abuse free whanau through the restoration of Maori values and practices.

It's Not OK

www.areyouok.org.nz

Phone: 0800 456 450

Campaign for action on family violence.

Age Concern

www.ageconcern.co.nz

Phone: 03 366 0903

Age Concern New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the quality of life and well-being of older people, advocating positive health ageing for people of all ages. Age Concern has information and advice on elder abuse, and resources for those working with older people who are concerned about violence.

Community Law Centres

www.communitylaw.org.nz

Phone: 0508 226 529

Got a legal problem? Maybe we can help. We’re lawyers and we’re also community workers.
We offer all sorts of free legal help, from easy-to-read information, to community workshops, to one-on-one legal help.


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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