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British Columbia Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

British Columbia

There are 90 organizations in British Columbia that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 41 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 45%. These programs can be found in 35 different cities.

Click on any of the 35 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 14% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Spanish at 14% 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
    38 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    36 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    35 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    33 locations
  • Food and clothing
    25 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    22 locations
  • Case management
    20 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    20 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    13 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    10 locations
  • Safe home network
    9 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    4 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    24 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    19 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    13 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    8 locations
  • Financial empowerment training
    7 locations
  • Legal resource planning
    7 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    7 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    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
    26 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    24 locations
  • Peer support groups
    14 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    11 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    8 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    7 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    5 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    4 locations
  • Incest counseling
    4 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    1 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    21 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    20 locations
  • Transportation
    12 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    5 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    5 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    4 locations
  • Relocation services
    1 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    28 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    28 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    14 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    11 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    11 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    8 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    4 locations
  • Job skills training
    4 locations
  • Job search/placement
    3 locations
  • Spiritual services
    2 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    0 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    19 locations
  • Youth counseling
    16 locations
  • Educational programs
    12 locations
  • Child abuse services
    10 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    8 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    7 locations
  • Child development
    6 locations
  • Teen activity program
    5 locations
  • After school programs
    5 locations
  • Summer camp
    3 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
    19 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    0 programs

Other

  • English
    35 locations
  • French
    6 locations
  • Spanish
    6 locations
  • German
    3 locations
  • Chinese
    3 locations
  • Vietnamese
    2 locations
  • Russian
    2 locations
  • Korean
    2 locations
  • Tagalog
    2 locations
  • Italian
    2 locations
  • Portuguese
    1 locations
  • Sign language
    1 locations
  • Women
    38 locations
  • Teens
    19 locations
  • Families
    17 locations
  • Elderly
    14 locations
  • Individuals
    13 locations
  • Non-Binary
    2 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    1 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    1 locations
  • Men
    1 locations
  • Immigrant
    16 locations
  • LGBTQ
    15 locations
  • Disabled
    15 locations
  • Rural
    14 locations
  • Deaf
    14 locations
  • Trans women/men
    13 locations
  • Prostituted persons
    12 locations
  • Trafficked persons
    12 locations
  • Developmentally disabled
    11 locations
  • Military
    10 locations