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Gore & Clutha Women's Refuge

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Description

Our aim is to work together to eliminate family violence in our communities by providing support, advocacy, education and awareness.

We provide: 24 hour crisis line, emergency accommodation, community and outreach services, information and advice, women and children's education programmes, referral service and support to attend appointments.

Ages

18+ years old, Under 12 months, 1-4 years old, 5-12 years old, 13-17 years old, Older adult

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Make an appointment

Referral

Walk in

Other

We take referrals from friends, family or any agency.

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Occassionally, staff may be out of office during these times but we will provide information on our door as to how to contact us.

Our crisis line operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, including public holidays.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Service Types

Abuse and violence

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Refuge
  • Support groups

We provide: information and advice, women and children's education programmes, referral service and support to attend appointments.

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Emergency accommodation

Advocacy

Education and training

Social work

  • Crisis assessment

Charges

Costs apply

Languages Spoken

English

Wheelchair Access

No

Region

Central Lakes, Southland

Contact Details

13 High Street, Balclutha

Dunedin - South Otago

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This page was last updated at 11:43AM on June 17, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Gore & Clutha Women's Refuge.