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Stopping Violence Services (Christchurch)

Stopping Violence Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

SVS's mission and purpose is: Challenging Violence - Changing Attitudes - Changing Lives. E wero ana I ngā tūkinotanga, E huri ana i ngā whakaaro, E huri ana i tōu huarahi.

We achieve this through psychoeducational non violence programmes which teach healthy coping strategies and tools to assist in developing respectful relationships, while still holding people accountable for their past behaviour.

Staff

Programmes are delivered by highly-qualified, professional clinicians, who are passionate about helping people develop healthy and respectful relationships.

Ages

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Call us on (0800) 478 778 to talk to one of our caring and non-judgemental kaimahi.

Make an appointment

Referral

We accept referrals both from individuals (self referrals) and agencies including: health professionals, schools, employers, the Ministry of Justice, Department of Corrections, Oranga Tamariki and tertiary institutions.

Referrals involve an initial assessment to decide on the most appropriate support options for each person.

Website / App

https://www.svschch.org.nz/Contact-Us/

For Enabling Youth :  http://www.enablingyouth.co.nz/

Charges

Most programmes are free of charge, however some programmes may incur a fee

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 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), Canterbury Anniversary (15 Nov).

Languages Spoken

English, Samoan

Services Provided

Stopping violence services

SVS provides court accredited individual and group non violence programmes throughout the Canterbury region. Our specialist Enabling Youth programme helps at risk young people learn emotional regulation and behavioural management skills, encouraging life long learning and the development of positive relationships. Te Whare Hāpai, SVS's wraparound housing service in Christchurch, offers short term accommodation and support for men at risk of using violence with their whānau.

SVS provides court accredited individual and group non violence programmes throughout the Canterbury region.

Our specialist Enabling Youth programme helps at risk young people learn emotional regulation and behavioural management skills, encouraging life long learning and the development of positive relationships.

Te Whare Hāpai, SVS's wraparound housing service in Christchurch, offers short term accommodation and support for men at risk of using violence with their whānau.

Abuse and violence support

SVS has been operating in Christchurch for over 30 years and holds contracts with the Department of Corrections, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Social Development and Oranga Tamariki. Programmes are currently provided across the Canterbury region, including in Christchurch, Ashburton, Rangiora, Timaru, Geraldine and Waimate.

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

SVS has been operating in Christchurch for over 30 years and holds contracts with the Department of Corrections, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Social Development and Oranga Tamariki.

Programmes are currently provided across the Canterbury region, including in Christchurch, Ashburton, Rangiora, Timaru, Geraldine and Waimate.

LGBTQIA+ support
Accommodation and housing support

Emergency accommodation

Emergency accommodation

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane, LGBTQIA+ friendly, Online / virtual / app

Region

Canterbury, South Canterbury

Contact Details

27 Strathallan Street, Timaru

South Canterbury

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

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This page was last updated at 11:15AM on November 29, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Stopping Violence Services (Christchurch).