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Kapiti Women's Centre Refuge Service

Refuge Service, Abuse and Violence Support

Today

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

At Kapiti Women's Refuge, we provide the support and information you need when you’re dealing with violence in your life.

Our free confidential services include:

  • Confidential, non judgmental support
  • 24 hour crisis line
  • 24/7 access to our safe house
  • Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors, immigration, schools and Oranga Tamariki
  • Referrals to counsellors, doctors, lawyers and other support services
  • Education and support groups for women and children about living free from violence

Staff

We have a centre manager, 4 advocates and 3 additonal staff members. We also have a dedicated team of volunteers that help with the crisis line and the day to day running of the service.

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Need help now? Call us for confidential, non-judgemental information, advice and support about domestic violence as well as (24/7) help in a crisis.

Crisis Line call: 04 297 2595  or 0800REFUGE (0800 733 843).

Referral

Make an appointment

Walk in

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

The service is free and confidential.

Hours

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The above are our office hours.

We provide 24/7 crisis support via our Crisis Line:  (04) 297 2595

Public Holidays: Closed ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (20 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

Our support includes a 24 hour crisis line and education and support groups for women and children about living free from violence

  • Care and protection
  • Counselling
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups
  • Victim support

Our support includes a 24 hour crisis line and education and support groups for women and children about living free from violence

Advocacy

Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors, immigration, schools and Oranga Tamariki

Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors, immigration, schools and Oranga Tamariki

Refuge

24/7 access to our safe house

24/7 access to our safe house

Elder abuse

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Speak with women / wahine, Child / Tamariki friendly

Region

Wellington

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

24-hour Crisis Line
(04) 297 2595

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7 Ngahina Street
Paraparaumu
Wellington 5032

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Street Address

7 Ngahina Street
Paraparaumu
Wellington 5032

Postal Address

7 Ngahina Street
Paraparaumu 5032

This page was last updated at 8:35AM on April 15, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Kapiti Women's Centre Refuge Service.