RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, is an American national anti-sexual assault organization, that operates a variety of National Sexual Assault Hotlines, on the phone and by online chat.
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Family Services of the North Shore is a community organization that is dedicated to providing education, support and counselling to heal and connect the community. They offer a broad range of services to children, youth, adults, couples and families from diverse backgrounds, which are offered either at no fee, or on a sliding scale to clients living or working on the North Shore.
Leave Out Violence (LOVE) is an award winning, not-for-profit, grass roots youth organization that is an effective means of social change, providing hope, motivation and opportunity to thousands of young people. LOVE volunteers learn to channel their experiences with violence to develop the skills to become local leaders against violence.
Jennifer Ann’s Group is an American non-profit whose goal is to educate others about the very real dangers of teen dating violence. Every year, they have sponsored the Life. Love. Game Design Challenge, challenging game designers to produce a game that deals with teen dating violence without using any violence in the game itself.
MCFD is the provincial ministry holding the responsibility for the well-being of children and their healthy development. They are probably best known for providing child protection and supervising substitute care (like foster care and group homes), but also provide services for children with special needs, child and youth mental health, youth justice, and early childhood development programs and services.
WAVAW is a feminist organization that works for the prevention and eradication of all forms of violence against women through the provision of services: a 24-hour crisis line, hospital accompaniment, Aboriginal outreach & counselling, individual and group support counselling, and victims services.
BWSS offers a wide range of support services for women who have experienced abuse, including crisis support, counselling, support groups, legal advocacy and much more.
Provides female, male and trans survivors of sexual assault, as well as their friends, family members and partners with support as well as information about options.
The British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse offers individual and group therapy, as well as support groups for partners of male survivors.
24/7 live help line where youth can talk one-on-one, in confidence and anonymously to a support worker about bullying, gang activity, harassment, intimidation, sexual exploitation and many other issues. This is a multilingual line, so you can speak whatever language you feel most comfortable speaking in.