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About Us

Since 1987, the North Shore Womens Centre has delivered high quality services to women in need. Our services are free or low cost and include: free legal clinic; family support service; low cost counselling; clothing exchange; and an information and referral service. We also offer a variety of support groups and educational courses.

Mission Statement

To invest in the well-being and strengthening of women by:

  • Providing relevant holistic services
  • Being responsive to womens changing needs
  • Being a credible voice for womens issues
  • Advocating for and promoting the welfare of women at local and national levels
  • Creating an environment for women to connect with others for support, discussion, information and referral

We consider the social, cultural and political implications for women in all the work we do. The Centre is governed by a highly competent board of trustees and a professional team of staff and counsellors

Vision Statement

Our vision is celebrating and strengthening women.

Our values are:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Diversity
  • Commitment
  • Accountability
  • Feminist perspective
  • Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Our Strategic Priorities are:

  • Deliver holistic services responsive to the needs of women
  • Financial stewardship and stability
  • An effective and sustainable organisation
  • Strong governance and leadership
  • Collaboration and relationships