Domestic Violence Online Resources
This website helps anyone experiencing domestic violence. It has information on getting help through VictimLinkBC, how to find transition or safe houses, getting help from the court and a lawyer, and going to court on your own. It also has a section for teens that talks about dating violence, signs of dating violence, violence in the family, and where they can get help.
VictimLink's website features a lot of information for victims of crime as well as family and sexual violence. The program's main resource is a toll-free, confidential telephone service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. Help is provided in over 110 languages, including 17 North American aboriginal languages. VictimLink is operated by BC's Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.
VictimsInfo.ca features resources and information that help victims of crime as well as witnesses to a crime. Topics include services for victims, reporting a crime, criminal charges, going to court and sentencing. Information is available in six languages.
Victims and Witnesses of Crime and Violence
This website is operated by BC's Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General and features many resources and links to service and support organizations. Information is divided into two sections: How Crime or Violence May Affect You - which covers domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, elder abuse and more - and How to Get Help, which features a list of help lines and other resources.
Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society
The Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society provides free, confidential and culturally sensitive services in over 20 languages to immigrant, visible minority, and refugee women and their children who are experiencing family violence.
Battered Women's Support Services
Battered Women's Support Services supports and advocates for women who have experienced abuse. It also provides training & education about violence against women. Services provided by the organization include crisis support, counselling and victim services.
Ending Relationship Abuse Society
The Ending Relationship Abuse Society trains workers who help people that use abuse in a relationship. The organization's services include facilitating conferences and training, distribution information and developing guiding principles for professionals providing relationship abuse offender treatment.
JusticeBC brings into one portal more than 300 pages of information about the criminal justice system, as well as links to other resources and services. Some of the basic information on JusticeBC about British Columbia's criminal justice system is in French, Chinese, Punjabi and Spanish.”
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