COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Provincial - BC


Ending Violence Association of BC 

List of services by region in BC for counselling, housing, and support. Find information about types of violence and abuse, warning signs, and safety planning for leaving an abusive partner.

Website: www.endingviolence.org/need-help/ 

Battered Women's Support Services 

Offers support services for gender-based or domestic violence. Some translated services are available and services specific to Indigenous, Black and Latin American Women as well as LGBTQ2S+ people are available.

Toll free: 1-855-687-1868

Text: 1-604-652-1867

VictimLINK BC

VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual (more than 150 languages) telephone service available across B.C. and the Yukon 24/7. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including victims of human trafficking.

Toll free: 1-800-563-0808

E-mail: victimlinkBC@bc211.ca

Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW) Rape Crisis Line

Offers immediate crisis support and justice assistance programs 24/7 to cis and trans women, Two-Spirit, trans and/or non-binary people who are survivors of sexual violence and sexual assault.

Toll free: 1-877-392-7583

Lower Mainland: 604-255-6344

Web: www.wavaw.ca

Kuu-US Crisis Line

An crisis line specific for Indigenous peoples available 24/7.

Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717

Adults/Elders: 250-723-4050

Youth: 250-723-2040

Metis Crisis Line

The toll-free number is available for immediate crisis intervention, as well as other issues like relationship troubles, depression and anxiety, financial issues, and bullying and peer pressure support.

Toll free: 1-833-METISBC (1-833-638-4722)

BC Society for male survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence

Offers support, counselling and therapy services for male survivors. Phone services can be used provincially, all in person services are based in Vancouver.

Phone: 604-682-6482

Web: www.bc-malesurvivors.com

The Shelter & Street Help Line:

Call or Text: 2-1-1

The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Cenre of BC

A Toll free crisis line available 24/7 for people dealing with a crisis, or for those helping others dealing with crisis.

Toll free: 1-844-413-6649

Web: www.crisiscentre.bc.ca

BC Society of Transition Houses

The BC Society of Transition Houses functions to enhance the continuum of services and strategies to respond to, prevent and end violence against women, children and youth. Their directory is a complete listing of all the BC Society of Transition Houses members’ programs and services including Transition, Second and Third Stage Houses, Safe Homes and PEACE and Violence is Preventable programs across BC.

Web: bcsth.ca/directory/

What's On Queer BC

For information and resources relevant to LGBTQI2S people in BC: Web: whatsonqueerbc.com/lgbtq-links/

TransCare BC

Trans Care BC supports the delivery of equitable and accessible care, surgical planning, and peer and community support for trans people across the province.

Web: www.phsa.ca/our-services/programs-services/trans-care-bc

Child Help Line

Phone: 310-1234

Toll free TTY: 1-866-660-0505

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