Funding for HELP’s 24/7 Crisis Support Services has been drastically reduced which means that survivors won’t be able to receive the support they need. Join us in raising public awareness around HELP’s essential services and help us gain the support we need to keep our services running!
How You Can HELP
- Like us on Facebook. You can find us at HELP (Support Services for Sexual Abuse Survivors)!
- Read recent press releases and news articles to get the full story!
National.org.nz – Funding solution for Auckland Sexual Abuse Helpline
Scoop.co.nz – Minister’s back down a victory for community action
Stuff.co.nz – Funding for sexual abuse helpline
News Talk ZB – Vital abuse helpline secures govt support
Amazon News Media – HELP! Cuts to Auckland’s 24/7 Sexual Assault Crisis Line
Central Leader – Hotline crisis as ‘terrible mistake’ imminent
Coalition for the Safety of Women and Children – Join the FLASHMOB
NZHerald.co.nz – Sexual abuse helpline needs help
Video TVNZ.co.nz – Good Morning Interview with Shavaughn Ruakere
labour.org.nz – Sexual abuse victims failed by Government
Video TVNZ.co.nz – Funding Cut for Sex Abuse Services
Video TVNZ.co.nz – Rape HELPline Service Cuts Hours
newstalkZB.co.nz – Outcry over sexual abuse helpline cutbacks
TVNZ.co.nz – Rape helpline service cuts hours
Stuff.co.nz –Rape crisis line forced to cut staff
Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Media Release – HELPline left high and dry
3news.co.nz – Sexual Abuse HELPline Could Close
PSA Media Release – PSA MEDIA RELEASE – Government allows valuable community services to run down
The Aucklander – HELP Foundation phone services to be cut
Stuff.co.nz – Rape Services May Be Cut Over Funding
Stuff.co.nz – Help for Rape Victims Under Threat
TVNZ Breakfast News – Reports on Funding Shortfall
NZWomensWeekly – Shavaughn Ruakere’s street terror
Write a letter to the Prime Minister conveying how important HELP’s Crisis Support Services are!
Write a letter to your local MP to make them aware of HELP’s funding crisis!
Write a letter to your local newspaper to help spread the word!
Please use these suggestions to compose your own letter
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