Group and individual programmes to help people seeking to grow safe, trusting, and respectful family relationships. These programmes were formally known as Rise Stopping Violence Services.

These are free of charge programmes to people who are, or have been, abusive towards their partner, children or wider family & whānau.


If you are ready to make changes in your life come talk to us.

Men: Building Respectful Relationships

A learning and supportive group for men who want to build safe, trusting and respectful relationships with their partner and whānau. The programme provides a safe space for men to openly explore their experiences of abuse and violence and their aspirations for their family.


This programme will help you to:

  • Understand the impact of violence and abuse
  • Learn strategies to manage intense emotions
  • Explore respectful communication
  • Work on being the best dad you can be
  • Respect self and others
  • Be healthy and well.

Women: Building Respectful Relationships

Individual programme for women wanting to better manage their own behaviour within their family.


This programme will help you to:

  • Understand and manage intense emotions
  • Be healthy and well – self and family
  • Have safe and respectful relationships
  • Explore respectful communication
  • Resolve and manage conflict.

Youth: Building Respectful Relationships

An individual programme working alongside whānau, to support young people (12-17 years) to be happy, healthy and well.


The programme will help you to:

  • Learn the effects of violence
  • Identify warning signs and triggers
  • Have healthy relationships and friendships
  • Resolve and manage conflict.

Request for Service

You can download our Request for Service form here.


If you are ready to talk we are here to listen and help

You can contact us the way you feel the most comfortable.

Suite 10, 236 Victoria Avenue,

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