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Taranaki Women's Refuge

Operating hours

Office hours: 9am – 3pm Monday – Friday

Crisis Line: Available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week on 0800-827973 



  • We support women and their children who have experienced family violence.
  • When a women’s safety is at risk we provide crisis intervention and/or emergency housing in our safehouse.
  • Our fully qualified Social Workers develop safety plans, support women to appointments such as lawyers and Work and Income and refer them to counselling when appropriate.
  • Supporting women through change processes to enable healthy relationships into the future is another area of our expertise.


Contact details

Address: Level 2, Kings Building, 36 Devon Street West, PO Box 5, New Plymouth

Phone:  (06) 769 5553

Crisis Line: (06) 769 5533 or 0800 827 973

Fax: (06) 769 5554 

Website: www.taranakiwomensrefuge.co.nz