NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN IN CARS WITHOUT ADULT SUPERVISION.
Do you know that the temperature inside a parked vehicle can be as much as 50% hotter than the outside temperature? Lowering the vehicle windows 5cm does not bring about a dramatic loss of heat.
READ MORE “Safe summer”
WHAT WE DO: Netsafe is a non-profit organisation focused on online safety. They help people stay safe online by providing online safety education, advice and support. They can help with online issues such as bullying and abuse, scams, image-based abuse etc.
www.netsafe.org.nz READ MORE “Online Safety”
WHAT WE DO: They work to promote the rights, wellbeing and quality of life of people over 65. They offer information on older people’s rights and have services such as a visiting service and information and advocacy in response to local needs. READ MORE “Elder Abuse”
WHAT WE DO: They can help find sources of trusted information, connection to community or peers, and medical or mental health services that welcome LGBTIQ+ people. Calls are welcomed from LGBTIQ+ people, friends and whānau, or professionals who care for them.
www.outline.org.nz, 0800 688 5463 – 10am to 9pm Mon to Fri, 6pm – 9pm Sat and Sun
SAFE TO TALK
WHAT WE DO: They offer free, confidential support for survivors of sexual abuse with trained specialists and also connect people to support services in their local community.
0800 044 334 – free helpline, text 4334, online chat at www.safetotalk.nz
firstname.lastname@example.org READ MORE “Sexual Abuse”
NEED TO TALK?
WHAT WE DO: We’re here. Free call or text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. Our service is completely free. READ MORE “Mental Health”
WHAT WE DO: New Zealand’s 24/7 helpline for children and teens, run by specially trained youth volunteers who can listen and offer support if someone under 14 is feeling down or needs to talk.
www.kidsline.org.nz READ MORE “Youth Specific”
WHAT WE DO: It has information and a list of support groups for men who are either victims of family violence or perpetrators.
www.menz.org.nz/support READ MORE “Just for Men”
WHAT WE DO: Every refuge provides 24-hours-a-day support, information and safe accommodation for women and their children who have been victims of abuse. READ MORE “Just for Women”