RESOURCESThis 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
Family Resource Centre Society for the North Okanagan
First Nations Friendship Centre (North Okanagan)
North Okanagan Child Care Society
NONA Child Development Centre
North Okanagan Youth and Family Services
Oak Centre Child and Youth Advocacy
Police Based Victim Assistance (North Okanagan)
Vernon and District Immigrant Services Society
Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP
Regional Transition Houses
Regional Legal, Justice and Counselling Services
Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society
Kamloops Elizabeth Fry and Housing Society
Penticton and Area Access Centre
Prince George and District Elizabeth Fry Society
South Okanagan Victim Assistance Society
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
Stop Family Violence
Find Support BC
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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
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).
We acknowledge that our workplace is within the northern part of the unceded Okanagan First Nation Territory and that many descendants of the Suqnaquinx (Suk‑anok‑can) still live here.
HELP IS AVAILABLE 24/7 INCLUDING HOLIDAYS