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West Christchurch Women's Refuge

Refuge Service, Abuse and Violence Support

Description

West Christchurch Women's Refuge promotes and protects the rights of women, children, families/whānau to live free from any form of violence and abuse.

We support and provide services for all ethnic groups; we strive at all times to provide culturally appropriate services that meet the needs of whole well-being of family/whānau. 

Our services include:

  • Refuge Safe House - temporary, emergency accommodation
  • 24 Hour Crisis Line
  • Advocacy and Support
  • Crisis Response
  • Community education and training
  • Child Advocacy
  • Community Outreach
  • Whānau Protect National Home Safety Service

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Need help now? If you need advice, guidance, or you may simply wish to talk you can call anytime. You can call our Crisis / Support Line 24 hours a day: 0800 REFUGE (0800 733 843)

Make an appointment

Referral

Website / App

Charges

Our services are free and confidential.

Hours

Our cisis line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 03 379 0575 | 0800 REFUGE (0800 733 843)

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

We provide family violence support including 24 hour crisis line support, crisis response, community outreach and Whānau Protect National Home Safety Service

  • Family violence intervention
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Victim support

We provide family violence support including 24 hour crisis line support, crisis response, community outreach and Whānau Protect National Home Safety Service

Refuge

Refuge Safe House - temporary, emergency accommodation

Refuge Safe House - temporary, emergency accommodation

Advocacy
Elder abuse

Additional Details

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

Region

Canterbury

Contact Details

24/7 Crisis Line:
Ph (03) 379 0575 or 0800REFUGE  (0800 733 843)

Postal Address

PO Box 33292
Barrington
Christchurch 8244

This page was last updated at 3:20PM on May 4, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by West Christchurch Women's Refuge.