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Male Room Inc.

Sexual Harm Service, Abuse and Violence Support, Social, Stopping Violence

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Description

Male Room provides support services for survivors of sexual abuse and family violence victims and offenders. Counselling and support for separation, grief and childhood trauma and addictions. We also have a day centre for the homeless to have breakfast, use of a kitchen and shower, washing clothes and onsite manager to help with referring to the Housing First program.

Ages: Males 17+

Region: Nelson

Description: The Male Room is an affiliate member of Male Survivors Aotearoa and works with survivors of recent or historic sexual abuse and violence.

Individual Support - Our support team provides one-on-one support to talk through issues and emotions experienced following abuse and encourage survivors to access support in a safe and confidential manner. We can make referrals to other agencies, ACC counsellors and provide support with police disclosures, as required.

Peer and Group Support - An opportunity to meet other men who have experienced similar sexual abuse trauma. Validation from other men is very empowering for recovering survivors and healing works well with others.   

Counselling - confidential help and support for men who have sexual addictions. 

Other Services:

  • Day Centre for the Homeless - to have breakfast, use of a kitchen and shower, washing clothes and onsite manager to help with referring to the Housing First program.
  • We also support families in areas of divorce or separation, police safety orders, domestic violence and advocacy.
  • Pornography and sexual addiction. We provide confidential and one on one support.

All our services are free except for counselling and referrals for legal support.

We do not work with perpetrators of sexual offenses 

How to Access:

Call our Helpline (03) 548 0403 or contact us.  All messages will be responded to.

Or walk in to our street address.

Ages

Adult / Pakeke

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please contact us for non-judgemental support and advice from our caring team of skilled professionals.

Make an appointment

Referral

Walk in

Website / App

You can contact us via our website

Charges

Our services are free, except for counselling and our link with Holisitc Families separation support

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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), Nelson Anniversary (3 Feb).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

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

Immediate help, Support and counselling, Groups and programmes

  • Immediate help
  • Support and counselling
  • Groups and programmes
Abuse and violence support

We work closely with other agencies involved with domestic violence to support both victims and perpetrators. You do not need to stay silent if you are a male victim of domestic abuse, we offer a confidential and supportive service. We also support families in areas of divorce or separation, police safety orders, domestic violence and advocacy. Police safety orders: If you have been the recipient of a police safety order, we can provide accommodation for the length of the safety order. As well as any emotional and practical support.

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

We work closely with other agencies involved with domestic violence to support both victims and perpetrators. You do not need to stay silent if you are a male victim of domestic abuse, we offer a confidential and supportive service. 

We also support families in areas of divorce or separation, police safety orders, domestic violence and advocacy.

Police safety orders: If you have been the recipient of a police safety order, we can provide accommodation for the length of the safety order. As well as any emotional and practical support. 

Stopping violence services

We work closely with other agencies involved with domestic violence to support both victims and perpetrators. You do not need to stay silent if you are a male victim of domestic abuse, we offer a confidential and supportive service. We also support families in areas of divorce or separation, police safety orders, domestic violence and advocacy. Other services: Pornography and sexual addiction. We provide confidential and one on one support.

We work closely with other agencies involved with domestic violence to support both victims and perpetrators. You do not need to stay silent if you are a male victim of domestic abuse, we offer a confidential and supportive service. 

We also support families in areas of divorce or separation, police safety orders, domestic violence and advocacy.

Other services: Pornography and sexual addiction. We provide confidential and one on one support.

Advocacy

Advocacy/Networking: We link to a number of agencies within the Nelson area. This is called interagency support which is a positive and effective way to offer our clients an effective wraparound service in hope of offering the best possible outcome.

Advocacy/Networking: We link to a number of agencies within the Nelson area. This is called interagency support which is a positive and effective way to offer our clients an effective wraparound service in hope of offering the best possible outcome. 

Accommodation and housing support

Day centre for homeless - to have breakfast, use of a kitchen and shower, washing clothes and an onsite manager to help with referring to the Housing First program. Housing first - The Male room alongside the Salvation Army and Te Piki O Ranga, collaborate to form Nelson's Housing First program. We have an outreach worker employed to help the chronically homeless into housing which includes a wraparound service of the individual.

Day centre for homeless - to have breakfast, use of a kitchen and shower, washing clothes and an onsite manager to help with referring to the Housing First program.

Housing first - The Male room alongside the Salvation Army and Te Piki O Ranga, collaborate to form Nelson's Housing First program. We have an outreach worker employed to help the chronically homeless into housing which includes a wraparound service of the individual. 

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Quiet, low sensory environment, A longer appointment time, Support to make decisions, Assistance to move around, More space to move around

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Speak with men / tane, Online / virtual / app, Child / Tamariki friendly, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Region

Nelson Marlborough

Contact Details

28 St Vincent Street, Nelson

Nelson Marlborough

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Secondary email louis.chapman@maleroom.co.nz

28 Saint Vincent Street
Nelson 7010

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28 Saint Vincent Street
Nelson 7010

This page was last updated at 2:14PM on November 23, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Male Room Inc..