Second Stage Houses

The BC Society of Transition Houses provides support to Transition, Second and Third Stage Houses and Safe Homes throughout British Columbia.

Visit our Directory of Member Programs & Services or the BC Housing site to find a complete list of Transition, Second and Third Stage Houses and Safe Homes.

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Program Details

Second Stage Houses:

  • Provide service-enhanced affordable temporary housing for women, children and youth who have recently experienced violence
  • Offer women, children and youth secure, affordable housing for 3 to 12 months, as well as support and programming while women and families make decisions about their future
  • Deliver varying levels of support, but not generally staffed 24 hours a day or 7 days a week

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