LOOKING FOR SUPPORT?
IF YOU NEED HELP NOW
Lifeline Aotearoa has free community helplines:
Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 TAUTOKO
Kidsline: 0800 KIDSLINE
text support service HELP (4357)
Calls are answered by qualified counsellors and trained volunteers from centres in Auckland and Christchurch
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON PERSONAL RECORDS
Archives NZ has released information on accessing care records. You can view that information here
More information about available records and how you can get them is available here.
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SUPPORT
There are a number of organisations who can help you with the Royal Commission.
CLAN Aotearoa/NZ (a branch of Care Leavers Australasia Network)
is a support, advocacy and research group for care leavers.
Information about the New Zealand branch is available here
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Aotearoa New Zealand
is a network of peer support services across New Zealand. Information about those services is available here
VOYCE - Whakarongo Mai
is an advocacy organisation for children and young people. More information about them is available here
A list of more services is available here