Support Services

On this page, you will find the contact details of services where you can access support. We have listed both regional and national support services.

If you need help or support, please get in touch with any of the service providers below. They are equipped to provide free, anonymous, and non-judgemental support or advice. 

If you suspect you might have been abused but are unsure, that's okay. These services can help you understand what has happened to you, or a situation you are currently in.

National support services:

Lifeline – 0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland

HELP – 09 623 1700 (support for sexual assault or rape) 24-hour confidential phone line

Rape Crisis – 0800 883 300 (for support after rape or sexual assault)

Shakti – 0800 742 584 (for migrant and refugee women of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origin) 24-hour crisis line

Specialist support services for LGBTIQA+ people:

LGBTIQA+ support services

Regional support services:



Bay of Plenty


New Plymouth

Palmerston North