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Mid North Women's Aid & Refuge Society

Refuge Service, Abuse and Violence Support

Today

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Description

At Mid North Women's Aid & Refuge Society, we provide the support and information you need when impacted by violence in your life. Victims may be in same-sex relationships, transgender or non-binary. No one deserves to be abused and family violence is never OK. 

Our vision is for all people to live free from domestic and family violence.

Our free confidential services include:

  • Confidential, non-judgmental support
  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Home and community visits
  • Home safety/security upgrades/alarms (subject to meeting criteria)
  • Support in isolated regions
  • Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors, immigration, school’s 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
  • Information and presentations to community groups, schools, and workplace as part of our Workplace Refuge training

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Need help now? Call us for information, advise and support about domestic violence as well as (24/7) help in a crisis call.

Crisis Line call: (09) 401 1030 OR 0800 733 843

Referral

Make an appointment

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Fees and Charges Description

The service is free and confidential.

Hours

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sun midnight – midnight

Our Crisis helpline operates 24/7.

Our office hours are Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

We provide a 24-hour crisis line, home and community visits, and education and support groups for women and children about living free from violence. We can also provide home safety/security upgrades/alarms (subject to meeting criteria).

  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Support groups
  • Victim support

We provide a 24-hour crisis line, home and community visits, and education and support groups for women and children about living free from violence.

We can also provide home safety/security upgrades/alarms (subject to meeting criteria).

Advocacy

Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors, immigration, school’s and Oranga Tamariki

Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors, immigration, school’s and Oranga Tamariki

Refuge

24/7 access to our safe house.

24/7 access to our safe house.

Social work

Additional Details

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

Region

Northland

Contact Details

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Postal Address

PO Box 730
Kaikohe 0405

This page was last updated at 5:29PM on June 20, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Mid North Women's Aid & Refuge Society.