HELP (previously called Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP) is a community counseling agency in Mt Eden offering support and therapy for women, young adult women and children who have experienced sexual assault. They provide a 24 hour crisis support and advocacy service; a confidential telephone information, referral and counseling service; in person counseling services; and a prevention programme for pre-schoolers in the Auckland area.
Rape Prevention Education (RPE) is a non-profit organisation working to eliminate sexual violence and abuse through the delivery of specialised training programmes for youth, professionals and communities.
RPE also supports survivors of sexual violence and abuse, their whanau/friends and professionals supporting them through a telephone crisis information and referral line and informative website.
Best known for its 24 hour helpline, Youthline provides a wide range of counseling services including information and referrals; training and seminars; youth worker services; and research and advocacy.
The New Zealand Samaritans is a confidential listening and support telephone service operating 24 hours a day for people who may have feelings of loneliness, depression or even be contemplating suicide.
Their website offers an anonymous forum for discussing a range of topics from depression to alcohol and drug abuse to sexuality issues to bereavement.
While most of their work is over the telephone, some Samaritans branches also offer a service for visitors to their centres, where they can meet and listen to people in person.
Skylight is a not for profit organisation providing specialised support for New Zealand children, young people, adults and their families/whanau who are facing change, loss, trauma and grief - whatever the cause.
Skylights provides a wide range of innovative support resources, helpful information, excellent training and the youth resilience programme, Travellers. In the Wellington region, they also offer effective counseling and support groups for all ages.
SAFE operates the largest community-based professional treatment programme in Aotearoa / New Zealand for both adult and adolescent sex offenders. Their treatment programmes are based in Auckland, Hamilton, and Whangarei.
The SAFE team comprises around thirty clinical psychologists, social workers, psychotherapists, and family therapists with many years’ experience in treating sexual abusers.
Home and Family has been providing counselling care to Aucklanders for 117 years. Link to their recently published e-book on child abuse to gain insights into how to deal with establishing child protection measures within the family – includes examples for various age groups.