The following list of agencies includes Auckland agencies, followed by support services in the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand, in geographical order. Please note that most sexual assault agencies are posted in the Personal Emergencies section of the Telecom White Pages. In emergencies call 111.
The support agencies are listed by region:
Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation
24 hour crisis service, therapy services for adults, youth and children and their families. HELP also offers education programmes and is part of a national network to end sexual violence, a national taskforce on sexual abuse and is part of Project Restore – a restorative justice programme.
Address: PO Box 10 345, Dominion Road, Auckland 1446
Phone: 09 623 1700 – 24 hour crisis line
Counselling Services Centre Charitable Trust
Specialist sexual violence crisis and counselling services for people living in the Counties Manukau/South Auckland district – the Bombay Hills to Otahuhu, including Manukau East and Maraetai. Also provides services for those whose lives are affected by domestic and family violence, homicide, relationship difficulties, grief, addiction, depression or anxiety.
Address: 22 Alexander Ave Papatoetoe, Auckland
Phone: 09 277 9324 – 24 hour crisis line
Better Blokes is a charity that supports men and children who have experienced childhood sexual trauma. We have provided support in Auckland since 2007. Our service is confidential , independent and is free of charge.
If you or someone you know has experienced trauma you can call the manager David on 021 174 9252 or 09 889 2553 for further information or email him on firstname.lastname@example.org. Text him if you would like him to call you back
Phone: David 021 174 9252 or 09 889 2553
National organisation of doctors and nurses, formed in 1988 to develop and maintain standards of best practice in the delivery of medical and forensic services in the area of sexual assault/abuse. DSAC provides education and training, and information about clinical service provision around the country.
Address: Unit 5, 4 Warnock St, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Phone: 09 376 1422
Range of services for those who have experienced abuse trauma and family violence, including counselling, outreach/support/advocacy and refuge.
Address: PO Box 21593, Henderson, Auckland
Phone: 09 836 1987 or 09 837 2491
Tu Wahine Trust
Kaupapa Maori provider delivering 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.
Phone: 09 838 8700
Address: 247 Edmounton Road, Te Atatu, Auckland
Mid North Family Support
Free confidential counselling, advocacy, youth services, education, information and resources. Free community courses. Abuse prevention, parenting.
Mission Statement: Mid North Family Support, Rape Crisis and Youth Services delivers a range of social services to the community in a nurturing manner which will empower and strengthen whanau/families to gain quality in all aspects of their lives for a broader and more richer future.
Vision Statement: To provide free, unique, holistic services to improve the lives of children, youth, women, families and individuals through support, assistance, information and education.
Address: 123 Hone Heke Road, Kerikeri
Phone: 09 407 7511
National 24 hour Helpline: 0800 883 300
Support of Sexually Abused (SOS) Kaipara
Emergency accommodation, counselling services, housing needs, support groups, sexual abuse support, stopping violence services.
Address: 158a Victoria Street Dargaville
Phone: 09 439 6070
National 24 hour Helpline 0800 883300
Whangarei Rape Crisis
24 hour crisis line: individual counselling for survivors, whanau counselling to support survivors, advocacy, education and prevention, womens’ only space, referral service for male survivors of rape and sexual violence, self-help library, referral lists for ACC and non ACC counsellors, free tea and coffee, shower, mothers’ space with changing facilities for young babies.
Address: 114a Robert St, Whangarei
Phone: 09 438 6221
National 24 hour Helpline: 0800 883 300
Free services for male youth and adult survivors of sexual violence. Offering confidential listening and care, one on one and/or group work support, information and resources, referrals for specialised support, crisis phone support, workshops, support with court hearings, whanau/family support and advice, advocacy.
Phone: 0800 677 289
Providing a free counselling service and group sessions for all women’s issues with specialism in rape and sexual abuse.
Address: 33A Clarence St, Hamilton
Phone: 07 839 4433
National 24 hour Helpline 0800 883300
Te Awamutu Healing and Rape Crisis Centre – Mahuika House
Social justice resource centre, with access for the community to meeting rooms, periodicals, resources. Support for those dealing with sexual violence is available via 24 hour phone service. Staff are Rape Crisis trained advocates.
Address: 114 Downes Street, Te Awamutu
Phone: 07 871 8132 – 24 hour crisis line
Community resource providing free support, counseling, information and advice about anything to do with sexual abuse. Professionally trained counsellors work with men and women, children, parents, partners and anyone affected by sexual abuse or going through abuse related court cases. Offering tailored education programmes to suit diverse groups.
Address: First Floor, Community House, 1115 Haupapa Street, Rotorua
Phone: 007 348 1555
Provides a 24 hour helpline answered by an experienced nurse, medical assessment and treatment, and counselling services.
Address: 57 Fraser St, Tauranga AND Whakatane office
Phone: 07 577 0512 / 0800 227 233 / 027 470 72 33
Mail: PO Box 15592, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty 3144, New Zealand
Providing services to children, women and men who have experienced sexual violence or abuse, and their whanau. Services include individual support, advocacy and information; counselling; group programmes for children and adults, community and professional education.
Address: Linton Court, 10 Linton St, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 356 5868
Hawera Rape Crisis Family Counselling Services
Providing counselling, advocacy, education, supervised access, a 24-hour crisis phone line and a 24-hour crisis call out service.
Address: 6 Furlong St, Hawera
Phone: 06 278 6399
Whanganui Safe and Free
Delivering therapy for children, arts therapy for adolescents, therapy/ counselling for adults, family/ whanau therapy for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. We do not provide services for offenders
Address: Suite 4, 236 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
Phone: 06 343 3416
Hawkes Bay Rape Crisis/Te Toka Tu Moana
Providing rape crisis services at Heretaunga Women’s Centre, Hastings, Mondays 10-4 p.m. Specialist counsellor and whanau/community support person is available to travel within the Wairoa to Waipukurau region for specialist counselling, support, advocacy, family/whanau support and counselling plus grief, suicide ideation, historical abuse & education workshops.
Phone: 021 227 6622
Hutt Rape Counselling Network
24 hour service – rape and sexual abuse crisis support, medical examinations, advocacy and counselling. Providing a free service to all women, men and children who have been sexually abused at any time in their past. All ages welcome.
Address: PO Box 31468, Lower Hutt
Phone: 04 566 5517 or 24 hour crisis line 0800 22 66 94
Free service for male survivors of sexual violence offering one on one support, peer support group meetings, access to resource library, referrals to ACC approved counsellors.
Phone: 021 118 1043
Wairarapa Rape and Sexual Abuse Collective
Providing rape crisis services for those in the Wairarapa.
Address: PO Box 286, Masterton 5840
Phone: 06 370 8446 or 0800 614 614
National 24 hour Helpline: 0800 883 300
Providing support, counselling, advocacy, information, referrals and eduation for those affected by sexual violence. Offers free childcare on site.
Address: Level 3 203-209 Willis St, Wellington
Phone: 04 801 8973
Support services for those affected by sexual abuse, rape and all forms of sexual violence
• 24/7 crisis support service following sexual assault
• Counselling for those affected by sexual violence and those recovering from family violence
• Crisis support, social work support, information and referral
• Self referrals accepted, HELP sees men, women and children and their families/whanau
Support and information for parents:
• When a child has been harmed in a sexual way by another child
• When a child has been sexually abused by an adult
• Consultation service for families, professionals and others helping those recovering from abuse
• Consultation service about preventing and responding well to child sexual abuse
• Project work specifically with church communities to help them care well for those in congregations affected by sexual and/or domestic violence. Includes training for church ministers and leaders, consultation for church communities dealing with specific instances of abuse, and support for individuals who want to talk about recovery from abuse from a religious/spiritual perspective
• Cost free or by donation
Address: PO Box 11160, Wellington 6142
Phone: 04 499 7530
24/7 Crisis support: 04 499 7532
Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (West Coast)
Support and counselling to women affected by rape or sexual abuse.
Address: PO Box 412, Westport 7866
Phone: 03 789 7700
National 24 Hour Helpline 0800 883300
Offers a dedicated team of crisis response workers, social workers, and counsellors who provide intensive support and counselling to women and families following a sexual assault.
Address: 44 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
Phone: 03 548 2407
Women’s Refuge, Sexual Assault Resource Centre Marlborough
Offering refuge for women and support services for those affected by sexual violence.
Address: PO Box 699, Blenheim, Marlborough 7201
Phone: 03 577 9939 24 hour crisis line
Te Puna Oranga
Providing sexual abuse counselling and abuse prevention education and training for Maori by Maori. 24 hour crisis support via 0800 traumaline, kaupapa maori provider, survivors any gender, education, harmful sexual behaviours.
Address: 67 Worcester Street, Christchurch
Phone: 03 381 8472
Supports any victim of a recent or historic sexual assault, and their family/whanau. SASSC provides 24/7 support, including phone support, support during a medical or forensic exam, support when making a police statement or during the Court Process. They also provide access to counselling (both ACC and non ACC), support and advocacy services and community education and resources.
Address: P O Box 24 161 Christchurch 8642
Phone: 03 377 5402
Address: 301 Tuam St, Christchurch
Phone: 03 377 6747 or 0273533854
Offering subsidised or free specialist and professional sexual abuse counselling, family work services and support to whanau free of charge, alongside victim counselling, consultation on sexual abuse issues to members of both the general and professional community free of charge. START provides low cost educational workshops regarding concerns of sexual abuse to members of the professional and general community.
Addess: PO Box 21022, St Albans, Christchurch 8143
Phone: 03 355 4414
Provides community-based assessment and intervention services for adolescents and adults who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour and for children who have engaged in concerning sexual behaviour. STOP also provides training and consultation to government and community professionals.
Address: PO Box 3530257, North Avon, Christchurch 8148
Phone: 03 353 0257
Provides a non discriminatory, non judgmental, confidential and free service, offering support, counselling information, advice and education to survivors of rape and sexual violence regardless of your circumstances or how long ago the abuse took place.
Address: 26 Nelson St, Invercargill
Phone: 03 216 2079
In our aim to empower female survivors of historical, current or ongoing instances of rape and sexual abuse, we offer free counselling to survivors of sexual abuse, support to friends and whanau of survivors, 24/7 phone support for survivors and their friends and whanau, and provide education to community organisations. For more information about our services or if you are interested in volunteering, feel free to visit us in person during office hours, call on our 24/7 phone line or send an email. We are needed, we are here.