NAU mai Haere mai: Welcome to START
START is a specialist NGO social service that has significant experience
in the field of sexual abuse recovery work with child, youth and adult victims
of sexual crime.
- START offers specialist and professional sexual abuse counselling. This is subsidised and where possible, free to service users.
- START provides family work services
and support to whanau free of charge, alongside victim
- START provides consultation regarding
sexual abuse issues to members of both the general and
professional community free of charge.
- START provides
low cost educational workshops regarding concerns
of sexual abuse to members of the professional and general community.
START is committed to client confidentiality however this
is limited when we have safety concerns. This means that if START becomes
aware of situations where children, young persons or adults are at risk
appropriate action will be taken.
HOURS: Monday - Thursday:
9am - 5pm & Friday mornings