START Trust is a specialist, professional and substantially experienced not-for-profit social service agency focusing on the impact of sexual violence on child, youth and adult victims and their whānau.
START depends solely upon contracts and fundraising to provide their counselling and consultation services free to clients.
START undertakes significant fundraising each year to enable them to continue their commitment to provide specialist services and meet ever increasing demand for their services.
Organisations such as START cannot survive without the financial and moral support of the communities they serve. We are very grateful for our contributor’s commitment to our clients’ needs.
Contributors to START
START’s major contractors are Child, Youth and Family/ Ministry of Social Development and ACC Sensitive Claims Unit.
START has also been the recipient of generous financial support from the Lotteries Grant Board, The Rātā Foundation, Christchurch City Council, New Zealand Post, SBS Bank and a number of local businesses.