Counties Manukau Health Violence Intervention Programme
Counties Manukau Health acknowledges and responds to family violence as a health issue. The goal of the Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) is to reduce the harm of family violence by implementing early intervention programmes in health services. The Ministry of Health’s Violence Intervention Programme in District Health Boards seeks to reduce and prevent the health impacts of family violence (partner and child abuse and neglect) through early identification, assessment and referral of victims presenting to health services.
The VIP team is on site at Middlemore Hospital. Their role is to train DHB staff in roll out areas in brief intervention aligned with DHB policy and procedure. The team equips frontline staff to recognise and give the appropriate support to victims of family violence. The VIP team also promotes networking and information sharing among domestic violence agencies, ensuring an effective multi-agency response to the matter of family violence.
|Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children||24 hours||
|Victim Support||24 hours||0800 VICTIM
0800 842 846
|Women's Refuge||24 hours||0800 733 843|
|24 hours||(09) 277 9324|
(Safer Aotearoa Family Violence Prevention Network)
9am - 4.30pm
|(09) 278 9266|
(Shine* - Te Kakano Tumanako National Tollfree crisis line)
|7.30am - 11pm||0508 744 633|
- Power & Control Wheel (PDF, 102.7 KB)
- Some of the Myths about Family Violence.... And the Reality (PDF, 46.4 KB)
(09) 276 0044 ext. 57025 & 52994
Julie.Carroll@middlemore.co.nz- Clinical Nurse Manager VIP programme
Private Bag 93311
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This page was last updated at 11:24AM on August 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Counties Manukau Health Violence Intervention Programme.