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Sexual Abuse Support and Healing (SASH)

Social Service


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


24-hour crisis response and counselling for individuals and their family/whanau affected by sexual abuse.

Call our 24-hour Helpline (03) 548 2407  

Ages: All ages and genders.

Region: Nelson/Tasman region


Sexual Abuse Support and Healing (SASH) is available to support you and your family / whanau, partner, friends or anyone else that has been affected as a result of sexual abuse whether historic or recent.  We provide:

  • 24-hour Crisis Support - immediate help and support following sexual harm, call-out service to support people through medical processes and police interview.
  • Confidential one-to-one counselling support.  We discuss your specific needs, so we can ensure we engage you with the right counsellor to meet your needs.
  • Assistance to access other social and community services.
  • SASH provides a range of support and services to assist people who have experienced sexual abuse as they enter the court process.
  • Education and training programmes in sexual violence prevention in the community.

We are ACC Sensitive Claims providers and all services are FREE.

How to Access:

Call (03) 548 2407 Crisis Helpline 24/7 


You can use our online referral form here.


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Make an appointment


Walk in


Email -


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sun midnight – midnight

24/7 Crisis Helpline (03) 548 2407

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday  9:30AM - 4:30PM 

Office is closed public holidays.

Public Holidays: Closed 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 victims/survivors - Do you need ACC counselling?

Sexual harm - training, education, workforce development


Services are all FREE

Wheelchair Access




Nelson Marlborough

Contact Details

16 Nile Street West, Nelson

Nelson Marlborough

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155 High Street, Motueka

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This page was last updated at 12:59PM on August 6, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Sexual Abuse Support and Healing (SASH).