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Northland DHB Child Protection & Family Violence Service

Public Service

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) contact@ot.govt.nz

Location
The Villa
19 Norfolk Street
Whangarei

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

This page was last updated at 11:26AM on October 10, 2019.