Children Who Witness Abuse Program

• One on one counselling support for children ages 3 – 18 years who have been exposed too family violence.
• Parental/Guardian support. Parenting support groups.
• Workshops for youth on bullying, healthy relationships, and dating violence.
• On-going children and youth support groups with focus on stopping the intergenerational cycle of abuse promoting the healing process, safety planning, self-esteem etc…
• Violence is Preventable Program (School Based)

Program name (alternate):  CWWA

Address / Contact Info

Shuswap Area Family Emergency Society

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 832-4474

Service Details

Languages spoken: English

Other Programs from This Organization

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.
Community Counselling A non-judgmental, safe environment for men and women to explore their own experiences. Healthy Relationships Childhood Sexual Abuse Anger Management Funded by Interior Health
Outreach Services • Individual and group support for persons, and their dependent children, who have experienced or are at risk of abuse, threats or violence. • Transportation, accompaniment, advocacy. • Life Skills. • Public Education and awareness.
Police Based Victim Services • Provides information and emotional support for victims of a crime where the police are involved such as a murder, suicide, motor vehicle incident, robbery, sudden death or other traumatic events. • 24 hour service with on-call volunteers. • Court support and accompaniment specifically as it relates to the Victim of Crime Act
Stopping the Violence A non-judgmental, safe environment for women to explore their own experiences.
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.

This program was last updated on 17 Jul 2017.