NZFVC wishes you a safe and restful break, reopening 8 January 2024

Wed 13 Dec 2023

The Clearinghouse will be closed for the holidays after Thursday 21 December 2023. We will reopen on Monday 8 January 2024.

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Support services for people experiencing violence are always available, even during the holidays. Contact details for support services are on our website.

The Campaign for Action on Family Violence has information about how to get support for people experiencing violence. There is information to get help for yourself, friends or whānau, or your kids.

For people using violence or worried about their behaviour, find information, live chat and links to support services at This website also has information for people who want to support someone who might be using violence.

The December 2023 DVFree newsletter has helpful information about understanding family violence during the holidays

The It's Not Ok Campaign has previously put out these holiday messages:

Holiday safety messages

We hope that you are able to take some time out to be with your whānau, rest and rejuvenate over the holidays.

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