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Gore & Clutha Women's Refuge

Social Service


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


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.


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

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please ring to make an appointment on 0800 004 343 or email admin@gorerefuge.org.nz

Make an appointment


We take referrals from friends, family or any agency.

Walk in


no charge


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

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

Our office hours are Monday - Friday: 8AM - 4PM

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

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Abuse and violence support

  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information and 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, male advocate services.

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Emergency accommodation


Education and training

Social work

  • Crisis assessment

Wheelchair Access


Public Transport

There is no public transport in our regions, taxi's are available with  limited service.


Paid Parking available outside offices, unpaid parking around the back over railway line


Central Lakes, Southland

Contact Details

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

  • 24 hour crisis line

    0800 004 343


75 Main Street
Southland 9710

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Street Address

75 Main Street
Southland 9710

Postal Address

PO Box 357
Gore 9740

This page was last updated at 3:52PM on June 28, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Gore & Clutha Women's Refuge.