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Abuse and Rape Crisis Support (ARCS) Manawatu

Sexual Harm Service

Today

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Support and recovery social work, counselling and education for adults, adolescents and children in areas of sexual violence.

Age: 5 years and over.  We will provide support for caregivers of children under 5 who have experienced sexual harm.

Region: Manawatū, Horowhenua, Tararua

Description:

Abuse and Rape Crisis Support Manawatū provides:

  • Individual Support - for survivors of sexual violence, recent or historic, and their families including information on legal and medical procedures and court support services. 
  • Counselling - for children, adolescents and adults who have experienced sexual violence and their families.
  • Voyage Programme - programme for children (5-11 years) who have experienced the effects of abuse (sexual, physical, emotional or psychological)
  • Community Education - for community organisations, workplaces and health related areas

All our services are FREE

How to Access:

It is encouraged that you call to make an appointment.

Referrals are not required but are welcome.

Visit our website here

COVID-19 

During periods of high levels of COVID-19 infection rate we may provide services remotely. We will still accept referrals but clients may be contacted by phone and face-to-face service delivery will be reduced other than for crisis situations. 

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in

Charges

All our services are free.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Appointments are highly recommended. 

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Wellington Anniversary (20 Jan).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need help and support?

Support and counselling, Groups and programmes

  • Support and counselling
  • Groups and programmes
Sexual harm - training, education, workforce development
Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need ACC counselling?

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Wheelchair accessible toilet, NZ sign language interpreter, Mobility parking space, Support to make decisions

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone

Parking

Disability parking space available otherwise no onsite parking. Street parking (metered) is available.

Region

MidCentral

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:02AM on November 23, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Abuse and Rape Crisis Support (ARCS) Manawatu.