Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora
Arai Te Uru Whare Hauora provides a comprehensive and holistic range of support services towards wellness for the whole whanau. Their concept of 'health' acknowledges physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and they have services across these areas. Their family violence services include providing victims/survivors with safe exit plans, safety advice, advocacy with other organisations, and referrals. Social workers can work with the whanau as a whole in addressing violence and provide home visits. Also relevant are free parenting education courses.
phone 03 4719 960
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust (MSSAT)
MSSA provides support to men recovering from the consequences of sexual abuse. They provide
- One on One support.
- Support to help men decide on how they wish to move forward.
- Referral to ACC counsellors and other appropriate agencies.
- Support with court hearings and dealing with ACC
Rape Crisis Dunedin
RCD provides free counselling and ongoing support to victims/survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse and rape, whether recent or historical. Counselling can be done over the phone or in person as preferred by the victim/survivor, and group therapy is also available.
phone (03) 474-1592
STOP Trust provides community-based assessment and treatment services for adolescents and adults who have sexually abused/sexually offended and for children who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviour.
Stopping Violence Dunedin (SVD)
SVD provides individual and group education programmes for people with violence issues and increasingly provides a wider range of support for perpetrators of violence and their family/whānau. They offer individual support programmes, as well as groups for either men or women, and a holistic support service called kaiwhakaruruhau. They also offer support and advice to family and friends of whanau who are experiencing violence.
phone 0800 474 1211
Te Roopu Tautoko ki te Tonga
TRTKTT is a stopping violence organisation for Māori men and boys. They provide counselling and other support and healing services.
phone 03 477 4670
Te Whare Pounamu
Te Whare Pounamu is the Dunedin Women's Refuge. It is a general refuge but is run by a collective of Maori women. It provides emergency accommodation and support to women in sexually, emotionally, and domestically abusive relationships.
phone 04 455 0782 (24 hr)
University of Otago Student Health
Student Health Counselling provides short-term, counselling support to Otago students on Dunedin campus to help them to achieve their academic and personal goals.
phone 0800 479 821