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Miriam Centre

Social Service


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


24-hour emergency response and assistance for all children and young people who have suffered sexual or physical abuse trauma.  Counselling services for those affected by sexual and physical abuse.  Therapy for those with harmful sexual behaviour.

Call 0800 80 1988 - Confidential 24/7 Helpline

Age: All ages, specialising in work with children and young people

Region: Northland wide


24/7 immediate help and recovery from sexual harm or physical trauma.


The Miriam Centre provides recovery and support counselling for children, young people and their families/whanau that have been affected by sexual or physical abuse.  We then work with individuals and the immediate/extended families to address the underlying issues that contribute to the harmful behaviours.  We also work with children, youth and adults presenting with harmful sexual behaviour.

Other Services:

  • Family violence intervention
  • Whanau therapy
  • Alcohol and drug therapy
  • Social work
  • Employment assistance
  • Parenting education and support
  • Mentoring

See here for a full list of services and more information. 

All services are FREE


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

How do I access this service?

Walk in, Contact us, Referral, Make an appointment


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

Crisis helpline operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, including public holidays.

Office Hours (closed public holidays):

Mon - Fri  9:00AM - 6:00PM 

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..

Languages Spoken

English, Maori


No charges apply. Donations greatly appreciated.

Service Types

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

  • Immediate help
  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Support and counselling
  • Groups and programmes

Harmful sexual behaviour

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse
  • Conflict resolution mediation
  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Supervised contact
  • Support groups
  • Victim support

Social work

  • Crisis assessment



  • Parenting education
  • Parent wellbeing
  • Whanau support
  • Dads

Sexual harm - Kaupapa Māori services

Kaupapa Māori



Contact Details

This page was last updated at 12:00PM on July 29, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Miriam Centre.