Crisis Support Services for anyone that has been sexually or physically abused.
Ages: 5yrs to 65+
Region: Far North - Mangamuka North to Cape Reinga, Hokianga to Kaeo
Te Whare Ruruhau O Meri is a Kaupapa Maori service providing crisis support services to anyone that has been sexually violated/abused. This includes:
- Crisis social work support
- Face-to-face sessions
- Advocacy - support and assistance if reporting to the Police, assistance with court preparation or any other social supports/needs that are required
- Support transitioning through to either ACC services or any other support service for care and recovery following sexual violence.
Other services we provide:
Social work - support for whanau by upholding Kaupapa Maori values and practices and any other intervention and assistance that is required for whanau to overcome issues, trauma or hurts in order for them to become the best that they can be for future generations.
- Re-building relationships
- Whanau reconciliations
Parenting programmes - for whanau that focusses on their tamariki wellbeing, safety, protection and nurturing.
All services are FREE
How to Access:
In a crisis call Kaitaia (09) 408 3305 OR 022 657 5389
For after hours assistance call 022 657 5389
Call the office (09) 408 3305 or come in and speak to one of our staff.
Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua
How do I access this service?
Contact us, Referral, Walk in
Nil charges, services free
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
For After Hours assistance call 022 657 5389
Office is closed on public holidays.
Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Northland Anniversary (31 Jan), Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).
Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need help and support?
- Immediate help
- Kaupapa Māori
- Support and counselling
Sexual harm - Kaupapa Māori services
Abuse and violence
- Elder abuse
- Education programmes
- Family violence intervention
- Referral to specialist services
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This page was last updated at 2:17PM on March 17, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whare Ruruhau O Meri.