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WAVAW: Women Against Violence Against Women

Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Counseling & Supports, Resources.

24-hour Phone: 604-255-6344 Toll-free: 1-877-392-7583


WAVAW provides sexual assault support services to females 14 years of age and older, and is open and accessible to all women survivors of violence. Operates within a feminist and anti-oppression framework, and is committed to non-violence.

Their services are free and include:

  • a 24-hour Crisis Line
  • Hospital accompaniment (accessible 24/7)
  • Aboriginal Outreach and Counselling Program
  • One-on-one and support group counselling
  • Victims Services – support, information, advocacy and accompaniment for sexual assault survivors considering reporting to police or other disciplinary bodies.