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Abuse and Rape Crisis Support (ARCS) Manawatu

Social Service


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Support and recovery social work, counselling and education for women, men and children in areas of sexual violence.

Age: 5 years and over.  We will provide support for caregivers of children under 5 who have experienced sexual harm.

Region: Manawatu, Horowhenua, Tararua


Abuse and Rape Crisis Support Manawatu provides:

  • Individual Support - for survivors of sexual violence, recent or historic, and their families including information on legal and medical procedures
  • Counselling - for children, adolescents and adults who have experienced sexual violence
  • Voyage Programme - programme for children (5-11 years) who have experienced the effects of abuse (sexual, physical, emotional or psychological)
  • Community Education - for community organisations, workplaces and health related areas

All our services are FREE

How to Access:

It is encouraged that you call to make an appointment.

Referrals are not required but are welcome.

Visit our website here


During COVID-19 Alert Levels 3 and 4 we provide services remotely. We still accept referrals but clients will be contacted by phone and there will be no face-to-face service delivery other than for crisis situations. 

During COVID-19 Alert Levels 1 and 2 we provide face-to-face services. 


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Appointments are highly recommended. 

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Services Provided

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

  • Support and counselling
  • Groups and programmes

Sexual harm - training, education, workforce development

Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need ACC counselling?

Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

58 Bath Street, Levin


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13 Ward Street, Dannevirke


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This page was last updated at 1:29PM on February 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Abuse and Rape Crisis Support (ARCS) Manawatu.