Individuals/Families in urgent need of food, heating, and other essential household supplies can call to receive assistance, 7 days a week.
0800 141 967
Here you will find answers to some of the questions you may have in regards to your obligations as a registered charity during this time and what support is available. For a list of further information or resources for registered charities.
To support the education needs of students as New Zealand works through the Covid-19 epidemic, Chorus has offered to provide internet service providers with a free wholesale broadband service to support up to 50,000 homes currently without connectivity.
Le Va aims to equip families with culturally-appropriate information, knowledge and skills to maintain respectful relationships with people in their ‘bubble’ while we stay at home in isolation due to Covid-19. We are doing this by providing a suite of practical resources and information on how people can manage their frustration or anger and maintain respectful relationships.
Women’s Refuge is operating during Level 4. It is okay to ask for help. Our services might look different at this time you may be asked some questions about your health. This will not prevent you from getting help. Some people using violence may use COVID19 to further isolate their partners. The impacts of the pandemic on families and communities do not cause violence, but it can mean abusers have more opportunities to perpetrate and conceal violence. Abusive people might withhold essential items from victims, scare tactics about the virus, or prevent them from seeking help.