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British Columbia Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

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There are 70 organizations in British Columbia that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 27 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 38%. These programs can be found in 25 different cities.

Click on any of the 25 cities below to learn about the programs in these areas. You’ll also see information further below on categories of service offered in British Columbia, and within each category you’ll find the individual services within that category.

The most common category of service in British Columbia – based on the likelihood of each program to offer all the services within a category – is "emergency services", while the least common category of service is "community educational services".

The two most common individual services within any category of service in British Columbia are "safety planning and emergency shelter" while the two least common services are "daycare facility and tutoring services".

Spanish is spoken at 18% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Spanish at 18% of the organizations. Demographically, the organizations are mostly like to be equipped to serve Women .

Statistics on Domestic Violence Services in British Columbia

  • Safety planning
    24 locations
    This service is available in 88% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Emergency shelter
    23 locations
    This service is available in 85% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Domestic violence education
    22 locations
    This service is available in 81% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Confidential shelter location
    18 locations
    This service is available in 66% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Crisis intervention services
    15 locations
    This service is available in 55% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Food and clothing
    14 locations
    This service is available in 51% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Emergency local transportation
    14 locations
    This service is available in 51% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Case management
    12 locations
    This service is available in 44% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    10 locations
    This service is available in 37% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Safe home network
    7 locations
    This service is available in 25% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Mobile advocacy
    6 locations
    This service is available in 22% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Emergency cell phones
    2 locations
    This service is available in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    16 locations
    This service is available in 59% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    13 locations
    This service is available in 48% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    9 locations
    This service is available in 33% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    7 locations
    This service is available in 25% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Financial empowerment training
    6 locations
    This service is available in 22% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Attorney referral for family court
    6 locations
    This service is available in 22% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    6 locations
    This service is available in 22% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Legal resource planning
    5 locations
    This service is available in 18% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Immigration services
    2 locations
    This service is available in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • In-shelter financial aid
    2 locations
    This service is available in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Legal clinics
    2 locations
    This service is available in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Legal representation
    1 locations
    This service is available in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Child custody services
    1 locations
    This service is available in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Expert testimony
    0 locations
    This service is available in 0% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Non-resident counseling
    16 locations
    This service is available in 59% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Shelter resident counseling
    15 locations
    This service is available in 55% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Peer support groups
    9 locations
    This service is available in 33% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Sexual violence support groups
    8 locations
    This service is available in 29% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Counseling for friends and family
    8 locations
    This service is available in 29% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Substance abuse counseling
    4 locations
    This service is available in 14% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    4 locations
    This service is available in 14% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Incest counseling
    4 locations
    This service is available in 14% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Counseling for batterers
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Sex offender counseling
    1 locations
    This service is available in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Transitional individual housing
    13 locations
    This service is available in 48% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Transitional family housing
    11 locations
    This service is available in 40% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Transportation
    8 locations
    This service is available in 29% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Alternative housing counseling
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Permanent family housing
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Permanent individual housing
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Relocation services
    1 locations
    This service is available in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Goal planning assistance
    17 locations
    This service is available in 62% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Resources and referrals
    16 locations
    This service is available in 59% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Medical accompaniment
    9 locations
    This service is available in 33% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Parenting skills training
    8 locations
    This service is available in 29% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Pet Shelter
    7 locations
    This service is available in 25% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Health and wellness programs
    5 locations
    This service is available in 18% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Onsite mental health services
    4 locations
    This service is available in 14% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Job skills training
    4 locations
    This service is available in 14% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Job search/placement
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Spiritual services
    1 locations
    This service is available in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Onsite medical services
    0 locations
    This service is available in 0% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Safety planning for children
    11 locations
    This service is available in 40% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Youth counseling
    11 locations
    This service is available in 40% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Educational programs
    7 locations
    This service is available in 25% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Child abuse services
    7 locations
    This service is available in 25% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Child care during support groups
    6 locations
    This service is available in 22% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Art/music therapy
    5 locations
    This service is available in 18% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Child development
    5 locations
    This service is available in 18% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Teen activity program
    5 locations
    This service is available in 18% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • After school programs
    5 locations
    This service is available in 18% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Summer camp
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • School liaison
    3 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Tutoring services
    1 locations
    This service is available in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Daycare facility
    1 locations
    This service is available in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Onsite schooling
    0 locations
    This service is available in 0% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    0 locations
    This service is available in 0% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Pet therapy
    0 locations
    This service is available in 0% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Domestic violence workshops
    13 programs
    This service is available in 48% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Speaker's bureau
    0 programs
    This service is available in 0% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia

Other

  • English
    23 locations
    This language spoken in 85% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • French
    6 locations
    This language spoken in 22% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Spanish
    5 locations
    This language spoken in 18% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • German
    3 locations
    This language spoken in 11% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Vietnamese
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Russian
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Korean
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Chinese
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Italian
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Portuguese
    1 locations
    This language spoken in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Sign language
    1 locations
    This language spoken in 3% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Women
    26 locations
    This demographic is served in 96% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Teens
    12 locations
    This demographic is served in 44% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Elderly
    10 locations
    This demographic is served in 37% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Families
    9 locations
    This demographic is served in 33% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Individuals
    9 locations
    This demographic is served in 33% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    2 locations
    This demographic is served in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    2 locations
    This demographic is served in 7% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Immigrant
    12 locations
    This population is served in 44% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • LGBTQ
    11 locations
    This population is served in 40% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Disabled
    11 locations
    This population is served in 40% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Rural
    10 locations
    This population is served in 37% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Deaf
    10 locations
    This population is served in 37% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Trans women/men
    9 locations
    This population is served in 33% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Prostituted persons
    8 locations
    This population is served in 29% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Trafficked persons
    8 locations
    This population is served in 29% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Developmentally disabled
    8 locations
    This population is served in 29% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia
  • Military
    6 locations
    This population is served in 22% of fully reporting locations in British Columbia