Enabling the Wellbeing of Male Survivors of Sexual Violence.
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Are you a Kiwi male who has experienced sexual abuse? You are not alone.
1 in 6 New Zealand males experience sexual abuse as young people.
You have chosen the right place to begin your recovery journey. We can help you reclaim the life that was stolen from you.
We are here to help you.
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The helpline can be accessed free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phone, text, website, online chat and email.
Confidential listening and care. One-on-one and peer group support. Referrals for specialist support. Workshops and much more.
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The Inland Revenue Department has confirmed that MSSAT Aotearoa has Donation Organisation Status and we welcome Donations to our Charitable Trust. Individuals making donations can claim Tax Credits for income tax purposes for cash donations of $5 or more, see Section LD 1 of the Income Tax Act 2007.
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