250.542.1122 or Text 250.540.0656 Transition House. Help is available 24/7 (Including Holidays)

RESOURCES

This is not an exhaustive list of resources available for women and children escaping violence. Please contact VictimLinkBC for most up to date and comprehensive list of resources. www.victimlinkbc.ca or Call 1-800-563-0808

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Provincial and National Resources

BC Housing (Transition Houses in BC)
BC Human Rights Tribunal
BC Society for Transition Houses (BCSTH)
Crime Victim Assistance Program – Ministry of Justice
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA)
Law Foundation of BC
Legal Services Society of BC (LSS)
Stop Family Violence

 

Find Support BC

The Family Support Institute of BC has just launched their newest family support website.  This site is BC’s first every user friendly, searchable database of disability related supports, services and community based activities for anyone in BC.

 

Dial-A-Law

Dial-A-Law is a library of free legal information in BC, prepared by lawyers.  It has practical information on over 130 legal topics in BC.  You can learn about legal rights and responsibilities, and the legal system.  Dial-A-Law transcripts are offered in English, Chinese and Punjabi.  Scripts are also available online in digital audio format.

Dial-A-Law is available in two ways
Telephone: 604-687-4680 or
outside Greater Vancouver call 1-800-565-5297
familylaw.lss.bc.ca/call/dial-law

 

Lawyer Referral Service

This service is designed to assist the general public in finding the appropriate lawyer.  The lawyer will provide up to a half hour consultation for $25 (plus tax).  This interview is to find out whether or not the caller has a legal problem.  If both parties agree to proceed with services, then they may do so at the lawyer’s regular fee.

Telephone 604-687-3221 or Toll-Free: 1-800-663-1919
(Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).

Archway Society for Domestic Peace

The Community Programs & Administration Office. 

250-558-3850 

250-558-3856 (fax)

2400 46th Avenue 

Vernon, BC  V1T 9N5 

Transition
House

HELP IS AVAILABLE 24/7 INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

250-542-1122