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Family violence resources
 
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Aboriginal Transition Houses and Family Violence Crisis Lines

Toll-Free VictimLINK Phone Line: (800) 563-0808 (24 hours)

British Columbia and Yukon Society of Transition Houses
Suite 507, 475 Howe Street
Vancouver BC V6C 2B3
Tel.: (604) 669-6943
Fax: (604) 682-6962
Email:
admin@bcysth.ca
Website: http://www.bcysth.ca

Chiwid Transition House
Cariboo Friendship Society
250 South Mackenzie Ave.
William’s Lake BC V2G 1J1
Tel.: (250) 398-6831
Fax: (250) 398-6115
Email:
cariboo.fc@shawcable.com

Fort Nelson Women’s Shelter
Northern Rockies Aboriginal Women Society
Suite 2B, 4916 - 50th Avenue North
P.O. Box 3190
Fort Nelson BC V0C 1R0
Crisis Line: (250) 774-4742
Email:
fnws.nraws@northwestel.net

Hans Knaskt Project Haven
P.O. Box 144
LYTTON BC V0K 1Z0
Tel.: (250) 455-2284
Fax: (250) 455-2287

Helping Spirit Lodge Society
3965 Dumfries Street
Vancouver BC V5N 5R3
Tel.: (604) 872-6649
Fax: (604) 873-4402
Website:
http://www.helpingspiritlodge.org/
Email: helping_spirit@telus.net

Nuxalk Transition Home
c/o Nuxalk First Nation
P.O. Box 65
BELLA COOLA BC V0T 1C0
Email:
snxlhh@belco.bc.ca

Okanagan Nation Emergency Transition House
22-650 Duncan Ave. West
Penticton, BC V2A 7N1
Tel.: (250) 493-4902
Tollfree: 1-877-493-4909

Somenos Transition House
Cowichan Women Against Violence Society
103—255 Ingram Street
Duncan BC V9L 1P3
Tel.: (250) 748-8544
Fax.: (250) 748-8539
Email:
somenos@shaw.ca
Crisis Line: (250) 748-7273

Taku River Tlingits First Nation
Box 132
Atlin BC V0W 1A0
Tel.: (250) 651-7935
Fax: (250) 651-7949
Crisis Line: (250) 651-7761

Three Sisters Haven Society
General Delivery
TELEGRAPH CREEK BC V0J 2W0
Tel.: (604) 235-3241
Fax: (604) 235-3244

Xolhemet Society
P.O. Box 2025
Sardis Station Main
CHILLIWACK BC V2R 1A5
Tel.: (604) 824-0939
Fax: (604) 824–0937
Email:
xolhemetadmin@shaw.ca


Aboriginal Legal Aid Services and Legal Clinics

The Law Centre
First Nations and Métis Outreach Program
1221 Broad Street
Victoria BC V8W 2A4
Tel.: (250) 385-1221
Fax: (250) 385-1226
Website:
http://www.thelawcentre.ca/first_nations.html

University of British Columbia
First Nations Legal Clinic
191 Alexander Street
Vancouver BC V6A 1B8
Tel.: (604) 601-6430
Fax: (604) 601-6435

Upper Skeena Counselling and Legal Assistance Society
4305 Field Street
P.O. Box 130
Hazelton BC V0J 1V0
Tel.: (250) 842-5218
Toll Free: (877) 842-5218
Fax: (250) 842-5987
Website:
www.usclas.com

Mission Indian Friendship Centre
Law Clinic
331050A First Avenue
Mission BC V2V 1G4
Tel.: (604) 826-1281
Fax: (604) 826-4056
Email:
micfs@shawcable.com
Website:
www.mifcs.bc.ca

Battered Women’s Support Services
First Nations Women’s Support and Outreach
P.O. Box 21503
1424 Commercial Dr.
Vancouver BC V5L 5G2
Tel.: (604) 687-1867
Fax: (604) 687-1864
TTY: (604) 687-6732
Email:
monawoodward@bwss.org
Website: www.bwss.org/programs/first_nations.htm


Legal Aid Services, Legal Clinics and Legal Information Sources

Legal Services Society
400—510 Burrard Street
Vancouver BC V6C 3A8
Tel.: (604) 601-6000
Legal representation for Lower Mainland: (604) 408-2172
Legal representation for rest of province, toll free: (866) 577-2525
Website:
www.lss.bc.ca

Legal Services Society
Call Centre and LawLINE

Tel.: (604) 408-2172
Toll Free: (866) 577-2525

The Law Centre
University of Victoria

1221 Broad Street
Victoria BC V8W 2A4
Tel.: (250) 385-1221
Fax: (250) 385-1226
Email:
reception@thelawcentre.ca
Website: www.thelawcentre.ca

The People's Law School
150-900 Howe Street
Vancouver BC V6Z 2M4
Tel.: (604) 331-5400
Fax: (604) 331-5401
Website:
http://www.publiclegaled.bc.ca


Family Mediation Services

Family Justice Centres
Ministry of Attorney General

Vancouver: (604) 660-2421
Victoria: (250) 387-6121
Rest of province: (800) 663-7867
Website:
http://www.ag.gov.bc.ca/family-justice/index.htm

Child Protection Mediation Program
Ministry of Attorney General

Vancouver: (604) 660-2421
Victoria: (250) 387-6121
Rest of province: (800) 663-7867
Website:
http://www.ag.gov.bc.ca/dro/child-protection/index.htm


Native Courtworker Programs

Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia
207 - 1999 Marine Drive
North Vancouver BC V7P 3J3
Tel.: 604-985-5355
Fax: 604-985-8933
Email:
nccabc@nccabc.net
Website: www.nccabc.ca


Provincial Agencies and Government Departments

Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation
2957 Jutland Road
P.O. Box 9100, Stn. Prov. Govt.
Victoria, BC V8W 9B1
Website:
http://www.gov.bc.ca/arr/
Email:
ABRInfo@gov.bc.ca
Victoria: (250) 387-6121
Vancouver: (604) 660-2421
Rest of BC: (800) 663-7867

Ministry of Community Services
Stopping The Violence Branch
Women's, Seniors' and Community Services
Box 9899, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9T9
Tel.: (250) 356-9340
Fax: (250) 356-0542
Website:
http://www.cserv.gov.bc.ca/women/stopping-violence/index.htm

Women's, Seniors' and Community Services Department
PO Box 9824
Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9W4
Tel.: (250) 953-3005
Fax: (250) 387-7973
Website:
http://www.cserv.gov.bc.ca/wss


Victim Assistance Programs

Dancers

Victim Services
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General

302 – 815 Hornby Street
Vancouver BC V6Z 2E6
Telephone - (604) 660-5199
Fax - (604) 660-5340
Email:
VSDVictimsServices@gov.bc.ca
Website: http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/victim_services/index.htm
VictimLINK: (800) 563-0808 (24 hours)