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Hutt Valley Sexual Abuse Support & Healing - HV SASH

0800 22 66 94

HV SASH provides specialist support and counselling to people affected by sexual abuse, rape, sexual harm, historic or current.

HV SASH support:
-we support anyone of any age, gender, ethnicity or sexuality.
-we support families/whanau & friends of victims
-we are flexible with all access needs

crisis support

Our team of specialist Crisis Support workers is available 24/7, free phone 0800 22 66 94.  If you, or someone you know, is ready to talk, our team can assist to get the right support at the right time.  Contact us anytime  to find out more.


HV SASH has ACC accredited Counsellors for sensitive claims.  There is also a specialist counsellor who works with family and whanau of victims.  

medical facility: located at Sexual Health Services, Cuba Street, Wellington

The fully equipped forensic medical room is staffed by qualified medical experts.  HV SASH 24/7 Crisis Support Staff provide support to HV SASH clients undergoing a medical at the Wellington clinic.

other support services

  • Information, support and referral for victims and family/whanau on all aspects of sexual abuse, rape and sexual harm

  • Support for victims and family/whanau, where reporting to police is appropriate

  • Court support and preparation for trials

  • Support for forensic medical examinations by qualified medical experts in cases connected to police reporting, and those not connected to police

  • Support across a police interview process, a victims Video Recorded Interview (VRI)

  • Support preparing Victim Impact Statements


Referrals to HV SASH are welcome from any source including self-referred, through a friend, doctor, health provider or community organisation.  See referral form here, or call 04 566 5517 or 0800 22 66 94, or email

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