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Abuse / Neglect - Crisis Intervention

BC Society of Transition Houses

The BC Society of Transition Houses is a member-based, provincial umbrella organization that, through leadership, support and collaboration, enhances the continuum of services and strategies to respond to, prevent and end violence against women, children and youth.more info

Address / Contact Info
Suite 325, 119 W. Pender St.
, Vancouver , BC, V6B 1S5
Phone: (604) 669-6943
Toll-free: 1-800-661-1040
Fax: (604) 682-6962
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Community Based Victim Services

• Provides practical and emotional support that assists victims of family/sexual violence including men, women and children (with or without police involvement).
• Criminal Court orientation and accompaniment.
• Safety planning and critical incident response.
• Education and public awareness.
• Family Court information.

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Address / Contact Info
Shuswap Area Family Emergency Society
Phone: (250) 832-0005
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Transition House

24 hour access to food, shelter and clothing for women with or without children who are fleeing an abusive situation. This abuse can be a partner, landlord, family member or stranger. No referral restrictions. Clients can be self-referred, agency referred, family referred, etc… Each case is assessed for suitability by trained staff.
• Non-judgemental support and referral in a confidential setting for resident and non -resident clients.
• 24 hour crisis line.
• Transportation can be arranged to Transition House if necessary.
• Facilities are wheelchair accessible and has a separate space for seniors.
• Communal living situation with shared kitchen and common areas.
• Access to free clothing, household items, toys, blankets, baby items etc…for resident and non-resident clients.
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Address / Contact Info
Shuswap Area Family Emergency Society (SAFE)
PO Box 1463
, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4P6
Phone: (250) 832-9616
Fax: (250) 832-9516
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