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Saltspring Community Services  
http://www.saltspringcommunityservices.ca/sitemap.htm

 

The VISION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to support an inclusive community in which everyone lives in a healthy, caring and sustainable environment.

 

The MISSION of Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Services Society is to plan for and provide quality services to support and strengthen individuals, families and communities.

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Port Alberni Transition House

Port Alberni Transition House (PATH) is an emergency and safe shelter for women and children at risk of abuse, threats or violence. 

Lake District Safe Haven Transition House Society

It's hard to leave when you don't know where to go. Women have a right to be safe in their own homes - but sometimes the only safe place is somewhere else.

 


Transition houses, safe homes and second-stage houses are meant to be safe places. Their addresses Aare not widely publicized to try to keep them safer. When you've finished your stay at a transition house, you are given priority for affordable housing where it is available.


  • Transition houses provide temporary housing in a safe, secure environment for women and their children leaving abusive relationships. Women and their children usually stay in a transition house for less than a month.

  • Safe homes provide temporary accommodation in communities where transition houses do not exist. The safe home may be a rental apartment, private home or hotel unit.

  • Second-stage houses help women who have left abusive relationships make long-term plans for independent living. Women and their children usually stay in a second-stage house for 9-12 months.

British Columbia Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors  
http://www.hls.gov.bc.ca/seniors/guide/personal_security/coalition.htm

The BC Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors (BC CEAS) provides information, training, community development and materials on abuse and neglect of seniors to individuals, community agencies and organizations. The society also offers information on services and support groups available to seniors who have experienced abuse.

 

An information and referral line offers legal information, referral and legal advocacy to seniors, community agencies, organizations, victims’ services and others throughout the province.

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