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Ōtepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse (ŌCASA)

Social Service

Today

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Description

Call our 24/7 Crisis line for support, counselling and advocacy after a recent or historic rape or sexual assault.

Freephone 0800 88 33 00 or (03) 474 1592  (Dunedin)

Demographic: Survivors of sexual violence and their supporters, including friends and whānau. 

Region: Greater Otago region - Dunedin, Clutha

Description:

Ōtepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse (ŌCASA) provides support to survivors who have experienced sexual violence, whether it has occurred recently or in the past.  We also provide services to all supporting friends or whanau who have experienced sexual violence.  Our services include:

  • 24/7 telephone support and crisis line
  • Face-to-face counselling for survivors of sexual violence, their friends and whānau
  • Crisis social workers for survivors of sexual violence, their friends and whānau
  • Information, advocacy and support for those who choose to report to the police, are going to court, seeking medical advice, or whatever the survivor chooses is the best path at the time
  • Sexual violence prevention programmes for students and youth
  • Education for community groups
  • Consultation services for organisations wanting to develop policies and procedures relating to incidents of sexual violence
  • Customised training packages tailored to various environments
  • Awareness/fundraising events and project development.

All counselling, support work, social work and advocacy services are FREE.

For any customised training and consultation services please contact us directly via email or phone to discuss your needs further.

ŌCASA is a member of the National Collective of Rape Crisis Aotearoa and abides by the philosophy of "Listen, Believe, Support" across all our services available to survivors of sexual abuse and their friends and whānau.

How to Access:

Call 24/7 on 0800 88 33 00 (NZ freephone) or  (03) 474 1592 (Dunedin) 

Email support@ocasa.org.nz

During office hours, survivors and support people are welcome to come in to the office for information, resources and support.  We hold a safe-space for those coming in to use our services or to just sit and have a warm drink.  We maintain a resource library for people to browse and borrow books from.

Ages

13-17 years old, 18+ years old

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Walk in, Referral, Make an appointment

Hours

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Frimidnight – midnight

Telephone support operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including public holidays.

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri    9:00AM - 5:00PM 

Office is closed during public holidays.

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays.

Service Types

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

  • Immediate help
  • Support and counselling
  • Groups and programmes

Sexual harm - training, education, workforce development

Advocacy

Languages Spoken

English

Wheelchair Access

No

Region

Dunedin - South Otago

Contact Details

111 Moray Place, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

1st Floor
Corso Building
111 Moray Place
Dunedin
OTA 9016

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Street Address

1st Floor
Corso Building
111 Moray Place
Dunedin
OTA 9016

Postal Address

PO Box 5424
Dunedin

This page was last updated at 9:41AM on March 4, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Ōtepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse (ŌCASA).