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South Taranaki Whanau Centre

Social Service


9:00 AM to 2:30 PM.


Offering advocacy, support, help, information and guidance for our clients on their journey, including survivors of sexual harm or rape.  We also provide family violence services for the community.

Age: All ages. Children under 18 years must have parental/guardian permission to work with us.

Region: South Taranaki


We provide a safe and supportive friendly environment for the empowerment of families and whanau.  We offer support and information for survivors of sexual harm and rape. We also have a counsellor working out of the centre which we can refer you too. 

We also provide family violence support for families and the community, and the following empowerment courses for women, adolescents and families:

  • Free Self-Esteem - for women, girls and boys aged 11yrs and over
  • Positive Relationships - for everyone
  • Free Surviving Parenting - for parents, grandparents and caregivers; includes family violence effects on children
  • Raising complex Kids 

For more information on courses click here

Support Groups:

  • Parents with ADHD or Over-Active Children
  • Post-natal Distress support group

Support groups are FREE

How to Access:

Call us on (06) 278 3260 or 027 239 9831 or contact us here

Email stwc@xtra.co.nz

Referral forms and information can be requested via email

Visit our website


13-17 years old, 18+ years old

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral, Walk in


9:00 AM to 2:30 PM.

Mon 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Tue – Thu 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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

Service Types

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

  • Support and counselling

Abuse and violence

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Support groups



Languages Spoken


Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

56 Disraeli Street
Taranaki 4610

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56 Disraeli Street
Taranaki 4610

This page was last updated at 11:15AM on October 9, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by South Taranaki Whanau Centre.