Resources for Kids and Teens

Kids Help Phone Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 provides kids and teens access to a professional counsellor by phone to discuss their issue or concern 24 hours … Read More

About Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is NEVER your fault! ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT Sexual assault is any sexual activity that happens without your consent. Sexual assault is also referred to … Read More

Housing Resources

Area Women’s Shelters/Transition Houses * Transition Houses are intended for short term accommodation of women and their children who are seeking safety from intimate partner violence … Read More

Financial Resources

Income Assistance British Columbia Self-Serve Assessment and Application tool to determine your eligibility and apply online for BC Employment and Assistance BC Employment and Assistance … Read More

Resources for Indigenous People

KU-UUS Crisis Line Society (24 hour crisis programs in BC) Toll-Free in BC 1-800-588-8717 Adult/Elder 250-723-4050 Child/Youth 250-723-2040 Aboriginal Legal Aid Native Youth Crisis Hotline … Read More

Links to Regional, Parent & Partner Organizations

BC Society of Transition Houses Resource with an up-to-date listing of Transition Housing, Second and Third Stage Houses, Safe Homes, Children Who Witness Abuse Programs, … Read More

Resources for LGBTQ2S+ and non-binary people

Abuse In Same Sex Relationships information brochure, Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) A Self Help Guide to Healing And Understanding for Transgender Sexual Violence … Read More

Legal Resources

Legal Aid BC Legal information and representation for those who cannot afford a lawyer Aboriginal Legal Aid BC Specialized legal services for Aboriginal people … Read More

Resources for New Immigrants & Refugees

Shuswap Immigrant Services Society 250-804-2726 Support for newcomers, promote and celebrate diversity in the Shuswap. Virtual Legal Clinic (Partnership with Rise Women’s Legal Centre and Community … Read More

Resources for Victims of Crime

Community Based Victim Services 250-832-0005 Police Based Victim Services 250-832-4453 Victim Link BC 1-800-563-0808 (call or text 24 hours per day) Free, confidential, multilingual, 24 hour … Read More

If you are a teen in a violent relationship

If things in your relationship don’t feel right to you, talk about it with someone you trust. Decide which friend, teacher, or relative, you can go … Read More

Local Resource List

SAFE Society Programs Transition House (Women’s Emergency Shelter): 250-832-9616PEACE Program for Children & Youth: 250-832-4474 (formerly Children Who Witness Abuse)Stopping the Violence Program: 250-832-9700Community Based Victim … Read More

Cover your tracks…

When you visit a webpage, you leave tracks of where you’ve been. Even after you close your browser, a digital footprint remains. This means that someone … Read More