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Gore & Clutha Women's Refuge

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Description

Our aim is to work together to eliminate family violence in our communities by providing support, advocacy, education and awareness.

We provide: 24 hour crisis line, emergency accommodation, community and outreach services, information and advice, women's and children's education programmes, transitional housing, referral service and support to attend appointments.

Ages

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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Make an appointment

Referral

We take referrals from friends, family or any agency.

Walk in

Charges

Costs apply

Hours

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Occasionally, staff may be out of office during these times but we will provide information on our door as to how to contact us.

Our crisis line operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, including public holidays - 0800 004 343.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), Southland Anniversary (19 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Refuge
  • Support groups

We provide: information and advice, women and children's education programmes, referral service and support to attend appointments.

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Emergency accommodation

Advocacy

Education and training

Social work

  • Crisis assessment

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Central Lakes, Southland

Contact Details

  • 24 hour crisis line

    0800 004 343

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75 Main Street
Gore
Southland 9710

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Street Address

75 Main Street
Gore
Southland 9710

Postal Address

PO Box 357
Gore 9740

This page was last updated at 10:40PM on August 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Gore & Clutha Women's Refuge.