Counselling and support for children of all age groups. Weekdays 9am–5pm.
FREEPHONE: 0800 299 100
FREEPHONE: 0800 BARNARDOS (0800 227 627)
Available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
FREEPHONE: 0800 543 354 (or Chinese Lifeline for Mandarin and Cantonese speakers – 0800 888 880)
Provided by Presbyterian Support Services. Parenting and domestic violence programmes; family and child counselling.
FREEPHONE: 0508 TO HELP (0508 864 357)
Whānau Toko i te Ora parenting programme for under five-year-olds. Branches throughout New Zealand.
Phone 04 473 6451
Kids and teenagers up to 18 years old can talk with professional counsellors. Available 1pm–11pm daily.
FREEPHONE: 0800 WHATS UP (0800 942 8787)
Kids up to 14 years old can talk with teenage volunteers, who are supervised by adults. Daily after school 4pm–6pm.
FREEPHONE: 0800 KIDSLINE (0800 543 754)
Confidential youth help and information. For intermediate-aged kids and older.
FREEPHONE: 0800 376 633 Free txt: 234
This booklet helps answer kids’ questions about what happens to them when their parents break up.
These factsheets have more information to help you when you separate: