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Call our Crisisline: 0800 REFUGE or 09 378 7635 

Auckland Women's Refuge, Te Whare Ahuru-Mowai Ki Tamaki assist women and children experiencing family violence.
We provide specialist services to help women rebuild their life free from abuse. 

Our expert team work closely and confidentially with each individual, to develop a culturally-sensitive support plan right for them. If you require a translation service, please tell us.

Our service is confidential, non-judgemental and open to anyone who identifies as a woman. 

We can help you get out. Hope is just a phone call away.

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Free Legal Advice

Get free advice on your protection and parenting rights. Our lawyers can apply for court orders on your behalf and provide guidance on court procedures. They offer support on reporting violence to police, giving statements and attending court safely if testifying against your abuser.

Exit Planning

Ready to leave? Let's discuss your exit plan. We can advise you on what to plan for, what to take and how to leave your home quickly and safely. Contact Us Now.

Temporary Safe House

We can provide short-term accommodation for women and children at risk from abuse. At a confidential location. Our specialist refuge staff are on hand to provide one-to-one emotional and practical support including on-site childcare, play activities and local school enrolment. Find out more.

Personal Safety & Ongoing Support

Our outreach team can provide tailored support around housing applications, safety planning and financial aid. We can help secure your home with a personal security system if a court order's in place. Find out here how to hide your web search history.

Agency Advocacy

We'll help you access the essential financial, legal and support
services you're entitled too including WINZ, housing providers, schooling, immigration and Oranga Tamariki. We can refer you to counselling, other health professionals and legal aid. Our team will help you explore your options

Household Goods

We help clients restart their lives and restock new accommodation with donated household items including bedding, whiteware, food and clothing. Don't worry, we've got you covered.

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