Me whai āwhina ahau?
What do you need help with?
Here are contact details for organisations that can help
Voyce - Whakarongo Mai
0800 4VOYCE (0800 486 923)
VOYCE are an independent connection and advocacy service for care-experienced mokopuna, separate from us and Oranga Tamariki.
0800 942 8787
A safe place for children and teenagers to talk about anything at all.
0800 376 633 or free text 234
Youthline works with young people, their families and those supporting young people.
0800 UTHLAW (0800 884 529)
Free legal help for children and young people throughout Aotearoa.
0800 111 757 or text 5626
Website and free 24/7 helpline to help young New Zealanders recognise and understand depression and anxiety.
Safe to Talk
0800 044 334
A sexual harm support helpline and website - 24/7, confidential and free.
0800 568 856
Help for parents with all parenting challenges from those everyday situations to the most serious issue of child abuse.
The Family Service Directory
A searchable online database where you can find information and contact details about agencies that help families throughout New Zealand.
Are You OK
0800 456 450
Family Violence support and information. Their website has a safe browse option, alternatively you can call their helpline.
Community Law offers all sorts of free legal help, from easy-to-read information, to community workshops, to one-on-one legal help.
Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB)
0800 367 222
Free and independent advice about your rights and responsibilities.
0800 726 666
Free 24/7 helpline providing confidential emotional support to people experiencing loneliness, depression, despair, distress or suicidal feelings.
Previously in care?
If you have concerns about your treatment while in care before 1999, the Commission has been set up to listen to stories about the experiences of people in care and examine ways to stop further abuse.