Keeping women and children safe.

Battered Women’s Trust is a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting families to live violence free. We are here to provide confidential services that are tailored to your needs. Should you, or someone you know. need support, advice or general information you are welcome to make contact with one of our Advocates.

Women's Refuge NZ

Here for good.

As an independent community organisation we work at many levels. From our contact with individuals and families through to involvement with local community and government agencies, we strive to help prevent and stop family violence.


Client Testimonials

“My time at BWT has been amazing, it’s helped me put things into perspective so I can focus on my inner self”
Battered Women's Trust
“The team has been so accommodating to my needs of security and been so respectful and thoughtful”
Battered Women's Trust

Need help now?

Call the Crisis Support Line 24/7. 0800 REFUGE (0800 733 843)

You Can Call Our Crisis / Support Line 24 Hours a Day.

If you are in immediate danger, phone 111. If you need advice, guidance or support our friendly team are here to help 24/7 with a confidential, supportive and non-judgemental service. 

Support our vital work

We rely on donations from members of our community. Please consider donating to us via our Givealittle page below. A little can really go a long way.

Affiliated to the National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges

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