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West Christchurch Women's Refuge

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West Christchurch Women's Refuge promotes and protects the rights of women, children, families/whānau to live free from any form of violence and abuse.

We support and provide services for all ethnic groups; we strive at all times to provide culturally appropriate services that meet the needs of whole well-being of family/whānau. 

Our services include:

  • Refuge Safe House - temporary, emergency accommodation
  • 24 Hour Crisis Line
  • Advocacy and Support
  • Crisis Response
  • Community education and training
  • Child Advocacy
  • Community Outreach
  • Whānau Protect National Home Safety Service


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Website / App


Our services are free and confidential.


Our cisis line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 03 379 0575 | 0800 REFUGE (0800 733 843)

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Refuge
  • Victim support




Contact Details

24/7 Crisis Line:
Ph (03) 379 0575 or 0800REFUGE  (0800 733 843)

Postal Address

PO Box 33292
Christchurch 8244

This page was last updated at 5:24PM on October 12, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by West Christchurch Women's Refuge.