South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
As a social service agency, South Vancouver Neighbourhood House responds to the concerns, problems and changing needs of the community through program development, advocacy and a continuing effort to improve the quality of family and neighbourhood life in a creative, caring way. They have also partnered with UBC Student Legal Aid to offer services at their location. Relating to the area of Employment is their Settlement Workers / Pre-employment Program.
Their Family Support and Domestic Violence Program provides emotional and practical support for those who previously experienced or are currently experiencing gender-based violence in their relationship. Information, safety planning and referrals to other agencies for further support are also offered, as well as support for children and the abuser/partner. Women can self-refer or be referred by other agencies. The worker providing outreach can meet the women where they feel comfortable, as not all women are mobile. There is no cost and services are confidential. The Domestic Violence Worker, Sital, can speak Punjabi. She can be contacted at 604-324-6212 (ext. 126) and sital(at)southvan.org.
Publication Languages: English
Vancouver, BC, V5P 3X7