Canterbury Solutions to Sexual Violence

Contacts for Agencies that can offer help:

 Description of Service  Telephone No.  Website
For Urgent Help Call:
Police Emergencies


Police Main Number



(03) 363-7400

Police Child Abuse Unit For any reports or queries around child abuse.  363-7400
Ministry for Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki  For help in reporting any form of child abuse including sexual abuse.  0508 326-459
Other Services: 
START Inc ACC accredited, free counselling and community consultation service for sexually abused children, youth, adults and their families.  Community education.  355-4414
STOP Services A service for adults, young people and children who have engaged in sexually abusive behaviour.  353-0257
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust A service for males who have been sexually abused.  377-6747
The Monarch Centre/Sexual Abuse Survivors Trust Counselling and support for victims of sexual assault.  Includes groups, parent support and SAFECARE 24hr acute crisis support for rape/sexual assault victims.  377-5401
Te Puna Oranga A Maori sexual abuse counselling service for adults and youth.  381-8472
Pacific Trust Canterbury A Pasifika health and social service provider.  363-0761
The Sexual Abuse Centre A free counselling service for adults who have been sexually abused/raped.  365-3626
Christchurch Women’s Refuge Inc 24hr crisis support phone line for concerns about violence.  0800 Refuge (0800 1733844)