The Stopping Violence Dunedin office will be closed for the Christmas/New Year break from 5pm Wednesday 22nd December 2021 and re-opening 9am Monday 24th January 2022.

If you or your family are in crisis during this time you can get help from the following:

Support line 1737

Lifeline 0800 543 354 or free text (Help)

Depression and Anxiety Helpline 0800 111 757 or free text 4202

Healthline 0800 611 116

Dunedin Police 03 471 4800, or for Urgent Support call 105 or 111.


Merry Christmas and have a Happy & Safe New Year



Stopping Violence Dunedin is a not for profit organization based in Dunedin, New Zealand. Our focus is stopping family violence and other damaging conflicts in our communities.  We provide individual and group programmes for people with violence issues and family/whanau support through our Kaiwhakaruruhau service.

Our Mission

Supporting people to build sound relationships, healthy families, and safe communities

Our Services.

Stopping Violence Dunedin, offers support for Whanau to improve their relationships with each other and their Tamariki, helping develop skills to communicate in healthy and respectful ways and to resolve conflict. 

Group Programmes 

Individual Programmes

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Dunedin Collaboration Against Family Violence (DCAFV)

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Contact Us

Level 4

31 Stafford Street

Dunedin 9016

0800 474 1121

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PO Box 1401
Dunedin  9054

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