If you are concerned about children who have experienced or witnessed family violence in the home, there are agencies who can help you, including:
Services offered by Barnardos include child and family counselling, Ministry of Justice approved Children’s Safety programmes. Parenting through Separation and other programmes available www.justice.govt.nz
You can contact Barnardos in Nelson Tasman by phoning (03) 539 0019.
Child, Youth and Family is a service line of the Ministry of Social Development, a government agency that is responsible for the the statutory care and protection of children and young people, youth justice services, adoption services and funding to community service providers.
If you are concerned about a child or young person, then click here to read about Keeping Kids Safe or contact Child, Youth and Family by phoning 0508 FAMILY (0508 326 459).
SVS-Living Safe programmes for under8teen year olds who are acting out towards family members,people at school or in the wider community. Motueka 03 528 8976 Nelson 03 548 3850
If you are a young person and need help here are some places that can:
WHATSUP HELP LINE FOR 5-18 year olds 0800 942 8787
Q YOUTH HELP FOR LGBT YOUTH 03 548 42 60
SHAKTI YOUTH HELP FOR MIGRANT YOUTH 0800 742 584
YOUTHLINE 0800 37 66 33 OR FREE TXT 234
INP Medical Clinic 03 546 8155