Other sources of help
Here’s a list of websites for other organisations that may be helpful to you:
Skylight is a not-for-profit national organisation that provides unique and specialised support to children, young people and their families/whanau through change, loss, trauma and grief – whatever the cause.
SANDS is a voluntary, parent-run, not-for-profit organisation set up to support parents and families who have experienced the death of a baby.
We provide information around crisis and sexual abuse issues. Our website can link you to Rape Crisis Centres around NZ that can provide free support, counselling (both phone and face-to-face), practical assistance, advocacy, and resources for women and children who are survivors of rape and/or sexual abuse. Our organisation also provides education and training for young people, parent groups and the wider community, especially in the Auckland region on preventing sexual violence and dealing with disclosures of abuse.
An Australian based organisation focused on providing education and resources on grief and bereavement.
Funeral Directors Association (FDANZ) represents approximately 85 per cent of funeral practices in New Zealand and represents the interests of the profession at a local and central government level.
Neighbourhood Support New Zealand aims to make our homes, streets, neighbourhoods and communities safer and more caring places in which to live.
Womans Refuge work to liberate women, children, families and whanau from family violence through the provision of quality services and social commentary.
SHINE is an organisation that works to prevent family violence.
SPINZ, or Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand, is a non-government, national information service providing high quality information and resources to promote safe and effective suicide prevention activities.
For information on assistance available for people affected by drought in Northland.
A site where friends and acquaintances can create remembrance pages for loved ones they have lost.