About Us

SASH have been serving the Nelson/Tasman community for over 30 years.

SASH works with people seeking healing from rape and sexual abuse both recent and historic. We have a dedicated team of Crisis Response Workers, Case Managers, and Counsellors who provide intensive support and counselling to people and families following a sexual assault.

We offer :

  • 24-hour crisis response support for immediate medical and police assistance
  • Private and confidential one-to-one support and understanding to support you during the healing process for recent and historic sexual abuse
  • Assistance to access other social services
  • Court support and advocacy
  • Information on police and court procedures
  • Free professional and confidential counselling
  • Education training
  • Effective proactive interventions training