If you are wanting some support, need someone to talk to, or would like to search for resources to help with the specific concerns relating to experiences which you had at Centrepoint, or parallel events, the following list may be helpful. It may also benefit people who are trying to make sense of events which happened to a family member or friend, or someone who is trying to find ways to repair and address the past.
Life Line Aotearoa
Free community helplines (Lifeline 24/7 and Suicide Crisis Helpline), as well as text support service HELP (4357).
0800 LIFELINE (0800 543 354)
ACC Sensitive Claims
Offers funded therapy for victims of sexual abuse, according to specific criteria. If you have a claim already you can contact ACC. If you don't, see your GP to open a claim.
Phone 0800 101 996
Sexual abuse support
Phone 0800 623 1700 - 24 hour confidential phone line
Specialised therapeutic services for individuals who have engaged in concerning, problematic, or harmful sexual behaviour
Phone 09 377 9898
Safe to Talk
A support line for both victims of sexual harm, and those who want to discuss their own sexual behaviour which could be problematic
0800 044 334, or text on 4334, 24/7
1737, need to talk?
Call or text 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 1737 is staffed by a team of paid counsellors who can talk to you if you have mental health or addiction problems
Call 1737 or 0800-1737-1737 or text 1737