This section details some of the options available to survivors of sexual abuse or rape and their whanau.
The circumstances that lead you to this page are special to you. You may be a concerned parent, a young man who has experienced sexual violence, possibly someone who knows an offender. Whatever you need, getting good advice is a great place to start.
Rape and sexual abuse are often acts in which personal power to determine what is happening to ones body is taken away from the individual. What ever your situation you have the right to decide what you want to do about an assault. If you want to report the crime to the Police, you can. If you want to go to a doctor for a check-up, you can. If you want to get some support for what happened, you can. Read on to find out more about what options are available.
Medical examination - Having a check-up, drug rape, gathering evidence
Crisis support - What is it? Where is it? How can it help?
Please feel free to contact us for more information.
If you are wanting to email us and you would like to keep the information private from others in your household, you can open a web-based email account for free (like hotmail, gmail or Yahoo) and get in touch from there.
Please note that this service is not an emergency service. If you require immediate crisis assistance, please call your nearest sexual assault service. If you are in immediate danger please call the Police on 111.