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Harmful sexual behaviour support options

10 May 2024

If you have experienced harmful sexual behaviour, the next steps you take are your choice. You can seek support for anything that has happened, at any time, whether it is recent or in the past. There are dedicated support teams at UC for students and staff and there's help in the community. Find out about harmful sexual behaviour support below.


There are Support Services at UC that can talk through support and reporting options including safety planning. To access support, contact one of our teams below. 

The UC Health Centre also offers health care (for enrolled patients) and short term counselling to support you in processing your experience and moving forward in your healing journey.  Contact the team below. 

Safe to Talk | Kōrero mai ka ora (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Includes interpreter services for 44 languages.

0800 044 334 | Text 4334 | Online chat: |


Aviva’s Sexual Violence Team (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

0800 28482 669 |


Cambridge Clinic (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

03 366 0067 |


Te Puna Oranga (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

0800 222 042 |


ACC Integrated Services for Sensitive Claims

Anyone who has suffered sexual abuse or assault in New Zealand can get help from ACC. ACC can provide fully funded therapy and support services as part of the Integrated Service for Sensitive Claims. You can visit to find a therapist for yourself or someone else. You can also talk to your General Practitioner, Nurse or another health provider and ask for their help to make a claim to ACC. 
If you'd like to speak with ACC about the support available, or about a claim you've lodged, free phone 0800 735 566 or email

Employment assistance programme (staff only)
Confidential counselling that provides short-term intervention for various personal or work-related issues. Read the Working here - ​​​​​​​People, Culture and Development Services intranet for further information.

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