Auckland Women’s Refuge was the 2nd refuge to be established in Aotearoa/New Zealand and has been operating since September 1975. Auckland Women’s Refuge provides safe houses and community support services including:

Supporting the rights of women and children to care and protection

Promoting autonomy and integrity of all women

Providing safety and protection for women and their children

Supporting parallel development to enable culturally appropriate service delivery

Supporting and promoting the visibility of lesbian women in refuges

Collectively sharing responsibility and accountability

Supporting diversity of cultures

Respecting lesbians’ rights

Maintaining client confidentiality and privacy


Our Address:

PO Box 78016 Grey Lynn Auckland 1002

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