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If you are experiencing violence, it is not your fault. There is help that is safe, free and confidential.

Transition Houses and Safe Homes in British Columbia support women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse.

You are not alone. You have a right to be safe.

If you need help and a safe place to go, there are transition houses and safe homes located throughout British Columbia.

BC Transition Houses and Safe Homes can provide:

  • Safe temporary shelter for you and your children
  • Support staff 24/7
  • Information and support while you plan next steps

Click here for a complete list of Transition Houses and Safe Homes in BC.

Call VictimLinkBC 1-800-563-0808

This toll-free, confidential, help line connects you to safe emergency shelter, counselling programs and other treatment and healing programs in British Columbia and the Yukon.

  • Call or text 1-800-563-0808 any time, day or night.
  • Reach them by email at 211-VICTIMLINKBC@UWBC.CA
  • People who are deaf, hard of hearing or experience difficulty with speech can use TELUS IP Relay. Call 711 to use this free and confidential service.

VictimLinkBC provides service in many languages, including many North American Aboriginal languages.

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