Paediatric and Adolescent Sexual Abuse Service
The service provides health care for children and young people, aged 0 – 17 years, following a disclosure of historic sexual abuse or recent sexual assault.
Clinics are held every week on Tuesdays and Thursdays providing:
- Medical assessments
- Forensic assessments
- Education, reassurance and support
- Referral to counselling
- Screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
- Sexual health and contraception advice
- Emergency contraception
- Pregnancy testing
- Register ACC claims.
Clinical staff work throughout Northland to raise awareness and to support actions that prevent and protect children from sexual abuse; by providing:
- Information and resources
- Consultation and advice
- Consultation on childhood sexual behaviours.
Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30pm to discuss concerns
Phone: (09) 438 1018
Mobile: 021 345 758
Out of Hours
Access to this service can be made after hours for forensic examinations following sexual assault/abuse.
After Hours Please Contact:
Whangarei Hospital telephonist (09) 430 4100 ask for the on call Paediatrician
Police (09) 430 4500
CYF 0508 FAMILY (0508 326459)
19 Norfolk Street
Child Protection Family Violence Service
Private Bag 9742