|Our Patron, Helen Clark|
Safehouse: Shakti has four ethnic women's refuges in New Zealand. Please donate generously to the cause of ensuring safety to vulnerable women and children. Items needed include beds, bed linen, duvets, kitchen ware, groceries, sanitary products, toiletries, etc. Thank you.
Contact Shakti: For general enquiries/donations
Phone/Fax: + 64 9 8384217
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Shakti Legal Advocacy & Family Social Services Inc. ( Auckland )
Shakti Legal Advocacy & Family Social Services Inc. (formerly the Shakti Migrant Resource Centre) has its origins in the Shakti Asian Women's Support Group founded in 1995 by migrant women The Group set up the Shakti Migrant Resource Centre in the year 2000 with the objective of providing advocacy and settlement service for all migrants. The Centre was reconstituted as Shakti Family Settlement & Social Services Inc. under the Shakti Community Council Inc. and has been recently renamed as Shakti Legal Advocacy & Family Social Services to incorporate legal and counseling services. New Services include a Youth Unit.
To provide quality advocacy and social services to ethnic migrants and refugees in a culturally supportive and equitable manner so as to enable them settle and integrate well within New Zealand society
We promote healthy relationships within families
Settlement services for migrants
We provide settlement assistance to all migrants through information, advocacy and social services in a culturally supportive manner so as to enable them settle and integrate well within New Zealand society.
We provide ongoing support, referral and advocacy services to Ethnic people with all Government departments including Immigration, Work & Income, Police, Inland Revenue, Health, Human Rights, Courts, etc.
Drop in Centre for Ethnic People
We welcome migrants and refugees of all cultural and ethnic background and offer relevant support to them. We offer couple counseling and other support services, besides positive parenting programmes.
Each case is discussed on a confidential basis following which a specific needs assessment programme is proposed and assistance provided.
Services for children
- Case work for children
- Family conferencing with Child Youth & Family (CYFs)
- Work with schools
- Work towards preventing child abuse
- Assist families in understanding, identifying and working against child abuse
Shakti Legal Advocacy & Family Social Services Inc.
Address: 83 Church Street, Onehunga, within the premises of the Onehunga Community Centre, Auckland , New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 276 8457
Fax: +64 9 276 8458
PO Box: 22836, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand