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Sexual Harm Service



Counselling and support centre for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, family, friends and whānau.

Whanganui Safe and Free - "Healing and Preventing Sexual Abuse in our Community"

Ages: All ages. Support is available to caregivers of children under 5 years

Region: Whanganui, Ruapehu, Rangitikei


We offer confidential counselling services for people who are recovering from the effects of rape or sexual abuse and kaiawhina support and advocacy for their families/whānau. 

We have one ACC Sensitive Claims counsellor in our Agency, and we also provide kaiawhina support for people who are waiting to be seen by local ACC Counsellors (outside of our Agency). 

We also provide preventative education to help our children keep themselves safe.

All services are FREE

How to Access:

We take self referrals or referrals from Police, and other health practitioners.

Call (06) 343 3416 

Walk in and talk to us.

Email administration@whanganuisafe.org.nz


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Walk in, Referral


Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Wellington Anniversary (24 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), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

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

  • Support and counselling
  • Groups and programmes

Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need ACC counselling?


Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

Suite 4
236 Victoria Avenue
Manawatu-Wanganui 4500

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Street Address

Suite 4
236 Victoria Avenue
Manawatu-Wanganui 4500

Postal Address

PO Box 4223
Whanganui 4541

This page was last updated at 3:03PM on August 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Whanganui Safe and Free.