Taranaki Women’s Refuge are an essential service and as such will continue to offer crisis response services at all times.
Our community office will not be open to the public during Covid-19 lock down level 4, however we encourage any women who need our services to contact our crisis line on 0800 827 973.
If you are in immediate danger call 111.

Taranaki Women’s Refuge

We support women of all ages and cultures without discrimination.

If you are living in fear in your relationship or in your family, or know someone who is, there are so many ways we can help you right now. We provide a non-judgemental space in which to discuss your individual experiences and feelings with qualified social workers.

When a women’s safety is at risk we provide crisis intervention and Safehouse facilities. Most women who make use of our services are able to remain in their own homes. We provide them with information and support to make the changes that will enable them to live violence free lives.

Whatever choices women make, they are assured of our ongoing support. Our services are confidential and free.

Michelle’s Story

“….my mokopuna came along…..that changed my whole attitude that I need to, I’m going to break this cycle.”