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Taupo Women's Refuge - Awhina Society Inc

Social Service

Description

The Awhina Society operates to provide a 24/7 means of escape from domestic violence in the Taupo Community by providing support, nourishment, encouragement and advocacy for families and individuals in need.

The Taupo Women's Refuge works with women to make positive change by working alongside the Awhina Society. A safe house is also available to women and children suffering the effects of family violence. 

The Taupo Community Food Bank service is also available in Room 10 of Waiora House.

Ages

Older adult / Kaumātua, Adult / Pakeke

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Charges

There is no charge for engaging with our services but food and/or monetary donations are gratefully received and enable us to keep up with services and supplies for the food bank.

Hours

24/7 Crisis Line: (07) 377 1055

Office hours: 9am-3pm Monday-Friday

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Elder abuse
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Refuge
  • Victim support

Advocacy

Basic needs

  • Crisis assessment
  • Food

Education and training

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Lakes

Contact Details

129 Spa Road
Taupo
Waikato 3330

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Street Address

129 Spa Road
Taupo
Waikato 3330

Postal Address

PO Box 595
Taupo 3351

This page was last updated at 1:18PM on February 10, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Taupo Women's Refuge - Awhina Society Inc.