As announced earlier this evening, the whole of Aotearoa New Zealand is entering a Level 4 lockdown. This means that all RHW/WaQuY groups, events and face-to-face services are postponed until further notice.
We as staff will still be working from home, so if there is a way we can support you while we all keep safe, please let us know. Otherwise, here are some details for phone and online support services that may be of help. Ngā manaakitanga, be kind.
Outline (Rainbow support) – the support line will be open 6pm-9pm tonight and everyday at 0800 OUTLINE and the web chat support service is available during the same times at outline.org.nz/chat.
Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor.
Anxiety NZ – 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY).
Depression Helpline – 0800 111 757 or free text 4202 (to talk to a trained counsellor about how you are feeling or to ask any questions).
Lifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP).
Youthline – 0800 376 633, free text 234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or online chat.
Women’s Refuge Crisisline – 0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE) (for women living with violence, or in fear, in their relationship or family).