Family Violence

Family Violence Prevention

Women’s Refuge

South Auckland Family Violence Prevention Network


Family Violence Advice and Support Service

Howick Information Service building, Picton Street

10am – 1pm, Monday to Friday

This service is staffed by trained family violence support workers, who are there to offer advice, support and referrals to anyone concerned about family violence.

No appointment is necessary. The service is open to anyone in the Howick, Pakuranga, Botany (Manukau East) community. It is a drop-in concept, operating in a safe, friendly and confidential setting.

The service has the backing of local family violence service providers; providing information and referrals to all those agencies that are operating in the region. It is designed to offer specialist advice to:


  • Those wishing to help a friend or family member but not sure how.
  • Families or individuals experiencing violence and in need of advice and support.
  • Important: the service is there also for those who are wishing to make the changes necessary to stop hurting their family.

Please offer your support to this initiative by letting colleagues and other agencies know that this service is available and by referring clients and concerned family members to this specialist advice service.

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