Resource Categories:

Sexual Violence Help Services:

Organisations and groups in Wellington that want to help. All of the providers on this list are here to help you.

Hutt Valley Sexual Abuse Support and Healing

HVASH Logo“Provides free support and counselling to women, men and children affected by sexual abuse, rape or sexual harm - historic or current”

Phone04 566 5517
24 Hour Crisis Line0800 22 66 94

Victim Support (Lower Hutt)

Victim Support Logo“Victim support provides information, support and assistance to victims, witnesses, their families and friends.”

Phone0800 VICTIM

Wellington Rape Crisis

WRC Logo“To educate others to prevent rape and sexual abuse and provide specialist support services to survivors of rape and sexual abuse.”

Phone04 801 8973

Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation

Help Logo“Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP works with survivors of sexual abuse and their whānau – of any age, gender or ethnicity.

Phone04 801 6655


WellStop Logo“Counselling and support to reduce sexual offending in the lower North Island”

Phone(04) 566 4745

Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse:

Victims Information

A New Zealand Government Agency supporting all victims of crime, including domestic violence.

Victim Info Logo“If you or your family or whānau have been affected by crime you can get support to help you deal with the practical and emotional effects”
Phone0800 7650 654

Ethnic Services:

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau Logo“Citizens Advice Bureau provides free, confidential information and advice to anyone about any query or problem.”

Phone (Lower Hutt)04 566 6039
Email (Lower Hutt)
Phone (Petone)04 568 8877
Email (Petone)

Te PaePae Arahi Trust

Te PaePae Arahi logo“Te Paepae Arahi Services is a kaupapa Maori service for all people. This includes Mental Health, AOD Services and Rangatahi support.”

Phone04 920 0696

Addiction Help:

Resources for those seeking help with addiction and problem gambling in Wellington.

CareNZ (Kapiti)

Care NZ Logo“We are committed to helping people to live a life free from the harms of alcohol or other drugs.”

Note: Charges apply for some services.

Phone0800 385 151

Community Mental Health & Addiction Services

Note: Referalls may be required.

CMHAIDS Logo“To provide an alcohol & drug service that is responsive to the needs of people in the Hutt Valley region who meet the Moderate to Severe Addiction Criteria.”

Phone(04) 570 9801

Drug-ARM Wellington Inc.

Drug-Arm Logo” Drug information and resources for addicts and those caring for addicts. Counselling referrals. All services free of charge.
 No referral required.”

Phone0800 144 222

Earth Link Logo“Assisting people with mental health and addiction disabilities to return to full or part time employment.”

Phone04 567 7111

HALT Services Ltd.

Halt Services Logo“HALT Services assists individuals and families to understand addictive behaviour and to gain skills and knowledge toward making positive lifestyle changes.”

Note: Based in Lower Hutt, but can sometimes arrange to see other districts in the Wellington Area

Phone04 565 1599

Mental Health and Addiction Services - Hutt Valley DHB

CMHAIDS Logo“The aim of Hutt Valley DHB’s Mental Health Service is to provide a high quality mental health service to the target population for this region”

Phone(04) 570 9801

Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand

PGF Logo“The Problem Gambling Foundation’s mission is building healthy communities together, free from gambling harm.”

Phone0800 664 262

The Salvation Army Oasis Centre for Problem Gambling

Salvation Army Logo“The Oasis Centres provide free and confidential specialist counselling/intervention and public health services for those adversely affected by gambling related problems.”

Phone(04) 389 6566