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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 56 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 61%. These programs can be found in 45 different cities.

Click on any of the 45 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 relocation 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
    51 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    50 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    48 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    45 locations
  • Food and clothing
    38 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    34 locations
  • Case management
    28 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    27 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    21 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    14 locations
  • Safe home network
    12 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    11 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    33 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    25 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    17 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    13 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    13 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    10 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
    33 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    31 locations
  • Peer support groups
    21 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    14 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    11 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    9 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    6 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    5 locations
  • Incest counseling
    5 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    2 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    29 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    28 locations
  • Transportation
    16 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    5 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    5 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    4 locations
  • Relocation services
    1 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    38 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    37 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    29 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    21 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    15 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    12 locations
  • Spiritual services
    7 locations
  • Job search/placement
    6 locations
  • Job skills training
    6 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    5 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    0 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    25 locations
  • Youth counseling
    19 locations
  • Educational programs
    14 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    13 locations
  • Child abuse services
    11 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    10 locations
  • Child development
    7 locations
  • After school programs
    7 locations
  • Summer camp
    6 locations
  • Teen activity program
    5 locations
  • School liaison
    3 locations
  • Tutoring services
    2 locations
  • Daycare facility
    1 locations
  • Onsite schooling
    0 locations
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    0 locations
  • Pet therapy
    0 locations
  • Domestic violence workshops
    24 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    0 programs

Other

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