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Northland Child Protection Service

Public Service, Sexual Abuse Medicine, Community, Paediatrics, Sexual Harm

Child Sexual Abuse Assessment and Treatment Service

Clinical Services
The service provides health care for children and young people, aged 0 – 13 years, following a disclosure of historic sexual abuse or recent sexual assault. Services include:

  • Medical assessments
  • Assessment and Treatment Service
  • Forensic assessments
  • Education, reassurance and support
  • Referral to counselling
  • Screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • Sexual health and contraception advice
  • Emergency contraception
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Register ACC claims

Educational Services
Clinical staff work throughout Northland to raise awareness and to support actions that prevent and protect children from sexual abuse; by providing:

  • Education
  • Information and resources
  • Consultation and advice
  • Consultation on childhood sexual behaviours.

Contact Details
Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30pm 
Phone: (09) 438 1018
Mobile: 021 345 758

Out of Hours
Access to this service can be made after hours for forensic examinations following sexual assault/abuse.

After Hours Please Contact:
Whangarei Hospital telephonist (09) 430 4100 ask for the on call Paediatrician
Police (09) 430 4500
Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children 0508 326459)

The Villa
19 Norfolk Street

Postal Address
Child Protection Family Violence Service
Private Bag 9742
Whangarei 0148

This page was last updated at 12:16PM on June 16, 2021.