Search Organizations (English): British Columbia, Sexual assault

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WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre
Provides services to women who have been victimized through sexual violence, including a 24-hr crisis line, one to one counselling (guaranteed confidentiality), information and referrals, advocacy, accompaniment for medical, police and court procedures, Sexual Assault Survivors Support (SASS) group several times per year, volunteer training, public education to increase awareness, assistance for women with Criminal Victims Assistance Program (CVAP) applications. (See Details)
Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

Provides culturally-sensitive services to immigrant and visible minority women, children, and families who are experiencing family violence. Bilingual/bicultural workers provide individual and group counselling women in situations of family violence prior to, during, and after their stay in a transition house; supportive services for interactions with the legal and social systems; and volunteer training to develop organizational and leadership skills. Also provides supportive counselling and referral for women who are victims of sexual assault or adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. (See Details)

BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre, Sexual Assault Service

Provides sensitive medical care, forensic evidence collection and emotional support. It s a patient-centred program, promoting choices and self-empowerment and works closely with the RCMP and the Vancouver Police, and has female physicians and specialized nurses (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) providing 24-hour care. The Sexual Assault Service team also works with communities around the province to assist them in the implementation of sexual assault services, including the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program.

Victoria Womens Sexual Assault Centre
Works to support, empower and advocate for women who are survivors of sexual assault and sexual abuse. Serves as a liaison between individuals affected by sexual violence, the justice and medical systems, and community services. Services include: 24-hour crisis & information line, sexual assault response team (SART), specialized victim services program, short-term supportive counselling, stopping the violence counselling program, support, education, information workshops, training and community education, project respect, and resources available for purchase. (See Details)
Association canadienne des centres contre les agressions à caractère sexuel
Forms a Pan-Canadian group of sexual assault centres who have come together to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent, and ultimately eradicate, rape and sexual assault. Provides a mechanism for communication, education and mobilization to alleviate the political and geographical isolation of centres in Canada. Supports and encourages efforts to create a society in which all members of that society have the rights of social, economic and political equality. // Forme une association canadienne des centres contre le viol et nous avons comme but de travailler à promouvoir les changements nécessaires sur le plan juridique, social, et des attitudes qui visent à prévenir et, finalement, à abolir le viol et les agressions à caractère sexuel. Appuie et encourage les efforts dans le but de créer une société où tous les membres ont droit à l’égalité économique, sociale et politique. (See Details)
Women's Sexual Assault Centre
Offers a 24-hour crisis & information line, a sexual assault response team (SART), specialized victim services program, short-term supportive counselling, Stopping the Violence counselling program, support, education and information workshops, training and community education, Project Respect, and other resources. (See Details)