Monday, April 20, 2020
Sexual and domestic violence and mental health and wellbeing issues don't stop during a time of crisis. Below we have a list of agencies who are providing services to people concerned for their wellbeing during the lockdown.
The list also includes links to information that might be helpful.
List last updated: 24 April 2020.
Includes frequently asked questions for people being abused or who know someone who is being abused.
In an urgent situation, call 0800 REFUGE or 0800 733 843 or call the police on 111.
Shine takes calls from people who are worried about their own situation or who are worried about a friend, family member, child or anyone they know who might be living with domestic abuse.
Call them on 0508 744 633 from 9am until 11pm seven days a week.
They have an information line - 0800 456 450.
Victim Support has a 24 hour phone line - call 0800 842 846.
Information abut their Hey Bro Helpline for men who feel they're going to harm a loved one or whanau member.
A series of little videos and information about staying safe and sharing spaces during lockdown.
The Ministry of Health website has a range of information about mental health and wellbeing during Covid-19. Their website includes:
Safety concerns for LGBTQI people
A Radio New Zealand story with links to agencies working with the LGBTQI community.
Family Planning has clinics located throughout New Zealand. Use the clinic finder to find your nearest clinic.