Nationwide helplines

If you or someone else are in immediate danger, call 111. If you cannot speak, stay silent and press 55. For more information click here.
If for whatever reason you do not want to speak to the police directly, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or use the secure online form. It's completely anonymous, no one will know it was you who passed on the information.
For people with hearing or speech difficulties, you may choose to register for the 111 emergency TXT service.

Women’s Refuge 
For women living with violence or in fear in their relationship or family
Crisis Line: 0800 733 843

Rape Crisis NZ
Phone: 0800 88 33 00

For migrant /refugee women living with violence
Crisis Line: 0800 SHAKTI

Family violence service provider - confidential support, information and professional advice
Free call: 0508 744 633 (24/7) or live chat

Hey Bro helpline
Supporting men to be free from violence
Phone: 0800 HEY BRO (439 276) - 24/7

Are You Ok Family violence information line
To find out about local services or how to help someone else
Phone: 0800 456 450 or live chat

Safe To Talk
24/7 Sexual harm helpline
Free call: 0800 044 334, free text 4334 or live chat
Email: [email protected]

To discuss topics around sexual orientation, gender identity and diverse sex characteristics; find sources of trusted information; connection to community or peers; and medical or mental health services that welcome rainbow people.
Phone: 0800 OUTLINE 

Human Rights Commission
For information and support if you have faced discrimination, hateful speech, or your human rights have been denied
Phone: 0800 496 877
Email: [email protected]

1737 Need to talk?
For mental health support from a trained counsellor
Free call or text: 1737

Additional Helplines

For additional helplines see Wellbeing Tools & Strategies.

Sensitive Claims for sexual abuse (ACC)
Funded therapy for people that have experienced sexual violence
Phone: 0800 735 566

Oranga Tamariki line
For concerns about children and young people
Phone: 0508 326 459
Email: [email protected]