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Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (West Coast)

Social Service

Today

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Description

Providing free and confidential support for people when they are affected by rape or sexual abuse.  

Call 0800 274 747 - immediate help during office hours, answerphone service after hours

Ages: 18+

Region: Buller district - Karamea to Punakaiki and inland to Reefton

Description:

Free help and support for people and whanau recovering from rape, incest, sexual harrassment or sexual abuse trauma, whether recent or historic.

Other services:

  • Provide couselling and crisis services to all people escaping sexual violence
  • Promote their empowerment and healing
  • Give practical support and information
  • Resource library
  • Access to ACC registered counsellors
  • Support parents and whanau of children affected by sexual harm

All services are FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL

How to Access:

Call us on 0800 274 747 (immediate help during office hours, answerphone service after hours) 

Office: (03) 789 7700

Email w.coast.r.c@xtra.co.nz

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Charges

All of our services are free

Hours

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Tue – Wed11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thu11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We also have a toll free phone number 0800 274 747  (0800 CRISIS)

When the office is closed  phone calls are diverted to our mobile phone and are answered between the hours of 9am and 9pm.  If no one can answer the phone immediately, please leave a message and you will received a call back.

Outside of these hours callers are asked to leave a message which will be responded to as soon as possible.

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

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

  • Immediate help
  • Support and counselling

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

Advocacy

Abuse and violence

  • Referral to specialist services

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

West Coast

Contact Details

  • Office

    (03) 789 7700

66 Peel Street
Westport
West Coast 7825

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Street Address

66 Peel Street
Westport
West Coast 7825

Postal Address

PO Box 412
Westport 7866

This page was last updated at 12:34PM on February 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (West Coast).