Supporting Victims of Violence
If you are in immediate danger, call 911. VictimLinkBC provides help 24 hours a day. 1-800-563-0808 or visit www.victimlinkbc.ca.
The experience of a power-based crime* can create conflicts between loyalty and safety for the victim, as well as create crises regarding involvement with the criminal justice system, finances, children, and housing.The Victim Service Programs listed below offer specialized support to people who have experienced these crimes. Services include safety planning; court information, orientation and accompaniment; and referrals to other resources.
*Power-based crime includes: sexual assault, domestic violence, childhood abuse, criminal harassment.
|Adults who experience domestic violence/criminal harassment||Adults/Youth who experience sexual assault||Adults who experienced Childhood Physical/Sexual Abuse||Children/Youth who experience physical/sexual abuse||Adults who experience Elder Abuse (by family member or caregiver)|
|Burnaby||Call 604-525-9144||Adults: 604-525-9144
|Call 604-525-9144||Call VictimLinkBC||Call VictimLink|
|New West||Call 604-525-9144||Adults: 604-525-9144
|Call 604-525-9144||Call VictimLinkBC||Call 604-529-2459|
|Richmond||Call 604-279-7100||Call 604-279-7100||Call 604-279-7100||Call 604-279-7100||Call 604-279-7100|
|In Surrey||Call VictimLinkBC||Call VictimLinkBC||Call VictimLinkBC||Call VictimLinkBC||Call VictimLink|
|Vancouver||Call VictimLinkBC||Call VictimLinkBC||Call 604-874-2938||Call 604-874-2938||Call 604-717-9888|
In addition to these programs which are open to the public, we offer specialized follow up on the most serious domestic violence cases reported to Vancouver Police Department or New Westminster Police Services. These programs are partnerships with the police departments and service is offered after police have attended the initial 911 call.