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Friendship House - He Whare Tangata

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Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Support groups

Our qualified and experienced counselling team (NZAC registered) offers one to one, small group or family counselling. We use a range of approaches to assist children, teens and adults find solutions to their unique situations. Issues covered can include:

  • Relationships
  • Confidence
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anger
  • Goal setting
  • Abuse


Family Support:
Our Social Practice Team (Counsellors, Social Workers & Family Violence workers) work together to ensure support is given to both individuals and the important people in their lives. We will work with you to create a plan for you and your family to reach the goals you set. This may include using the specialised services of other agencies.


Family Violence Programmes:
Our goal is to improve safety in our community. While we have a particular focus on supporting men to make healthy changes, we are also able to provide support and programmes for women, children and families.

  • Men’s Living Without Violence Programme (LWVP): Designed to teach skills required to express yourself and understand others safely and respectfully. Our programmes run continuously so men can start at any time. Learn more here

Contact Details



20 Putney Way
Manukau City Centre
Auckland 2104

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Street Address

20 Putney Way
Manukau City Centre
Auckland 2104

Postal Address

PO Box 76 140
Auckland 2240

This page was last updated at 11:38AM on August 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Friendship House - He Whare Tangata.