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Te Whare Aio - Māori Women's Refuge

Refuge Service, Abuse and Violence Support

Description

Te Whare Aio is a Māori Women's Refuge for our wahine and tamariki in Auckland needing a safe space.

At Te Whare Aio - Māori 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
  • Home and community visits
  • Support in isolated regions
  • 24/7 access to our safe houses
  • Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors,  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
  • Information and presentations to community groups, schools and workplace as part of our Workplace Refuge training
  • Whānau Protect

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Adult / Pakeke, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us

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

Crisis Line call: 0800REFUGE (0800 733 843).

Referral

Charges

The service is free and confidential.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

Office hours are 830-430pm 
Crisisline is monitored 24/7

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

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

  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Victim support

We provide 24 hour crisis line support, home and community visits, Whānau Protect 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, schools and Oranga Tamariki

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

Refuge

24/7 access to our safe house

24/7 access to our safe house

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

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

Public Transport

Bus services outside the door.

Parking

Plenty of on-street and off-street parking.

Region

South Auckland

Contact Details

24/7 CRISIS LINE

0800 733 843

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Postal Address

PO Box 75925
Manurewa
Auckland 2102

This page was last updated at 12:52PM on February 26, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whare Aio - Māori Women's Refuge.