If you need help now

  • If you are in immediate danger dial 111
    The Police will be able to assist you to contact Aviva once you are safe
  • Run outside - head for where there are other people
  • Scream for help

If you require support from Aviva

Call us on 378 3847 or 0800 AVIVA NOW (0800 28482 669)- 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you are a social service or other referring agency, please complete this referral form and forward to Aviva by email, fax (03 377 2847) or post - PO Box 32034, Christchurch 8147.

We offer:

  • Support, advice, education
  • Advocacy services with other agencies or government department
  • Access to safe, temporary accommodation 

Our criteria for services are that you or your children are experiencing family violence; this includes physical, psychological, sexual and emotional abuse.

Our trained staff will be able to talk through your options.

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Did you know?

  • Telecom supply phones free of charge that will allow you to make 111 calls if you are unable to afford a standard rental.
  • A 111 call can be made from a mobile phone even if you don't have any credit.