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British Columbia Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

British Columbia

There are 91 organizations in British Columbia that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 47 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 51%. These programs can be found in 38 different cities.

Click on any of the 38 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 domestic violence education" while the two least common services are "daycare facility and tutoring services".

Spanish is spoken at 12% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Spanish at 12% 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
    44 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    43 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    40 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    38 locations
  • Food and clothing
    31 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    27 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    25 locations
  • Case management
    23 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    16 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    12 locations
  • Safe home network
    10 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    8 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    29 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    21 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    13 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    10 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    10 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    9 locations
  • Financial empowerment training
    7 locations
  • Legal resource planning
    7 locations
  • Immigration services
    3 locations
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    3 locations
  • In-shelter financial aid
    2 locations
  • Legal representation
    2 locations
  • Legal clinics
    2 locations
  • Child custody services
    2 locations
  • Expert testimony
    0 locations
  • Shelter resident counseling
    28 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    26 locations
  • Peer support groups
    18 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    13 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    9 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    8 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    6 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    5 locations
  • Incest counseling
    5 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    2 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    23 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    22 locations
  • Transportation
    15 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    5 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    5 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    4 locations
  • Relocation services
    1 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    33 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    33 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    23 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    19 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    13 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    10 locations
  • Spiritual services
    6 locations
  • Job skills training
    6 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    5 locations
  • Job search/placement
    5 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    0 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    23 locations
  • Youth counseling
    18 locations
  • Educational programs
    13 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    12 locations
  • Child abuse services
    11 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    9 locations
  • Child development
    6 locations
  • After school programs
    6 locations
  • Teen activity program
    5 locations
  • Summer camp
    4 locations
  • School liaison
    3 locations
  • Tutoring services
    1 locations
  • Daycare facility
    1 locations
  • Onsite schooling
    0 locations
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    0 locations
  • Pet therapy
    0 locations
  • Domestic violence workshops
    23 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    0 programs

Other

  • English
    43 locations
  • French
    7 locations
  • Spanish
    6 locations
  • Chinese
    4 locations
  • German
    3 locations
  • Tagalog
    3 locations
  • Vietnamese
    2 locations
  • Russian
    2 locations
  • Korean
    2 locations
  • Italian
    2 locations
  • Portuguese
    1 locations
  • Sign language
    1 locations
  • Women
    44 locations
  • Families
    23 locations
  • Teens
    22 locations
  • Elderly
    20 locations
  • Individuals
    19 locations
  • Non-Binary
    6 locations
  • Men
    3 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    1 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    1 locations
  • Immigrant
    20 locations
  • LGBTQ
    19 locations
  • Rural
    18 locations
  • Disabled
    18 locations
  • Trans women/men
    17 locations
  • Deaf
    17 locations
  • Prostituted persons
    15 locations
  • Trafficked persons
    15 locations
  • Military
    13 locations
  • Developmentally disabled
    13 locations