Projects

The BC Society of Transition Houses is involved in a wide range of projects, partnerships and committees with the goal of improving services for women, children and youth experiencing violence.

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Projects

The FLAIR (Family Law Advocacy, Information, and Resources) for PEACE Toolkit is a resource for PEACE Program Counsellors which offers information about how to support non-offending caregivers and children who...
With an increase in the frequency and intensity of climate events in British Columbia and around the world, economic pressures, supply chain issues, political unrest, increasing cyber threats and limited...
This legal toolkit is designed for anti-violence workers responding to violence against women, children and youth. The toolkit includes information sheets, webinars, legal research, sample templates and provides general information...
Violence is a leading cause for housing precarity among women and their children in British Columbia. The ongoing housing crisis across the province often leaves women with few options for...
The Women-Centred Housing Design toolkit explores housing design that is specifically for women with experiences of violence. Through a co-creation process, engaging women with lived experiences, in consultation with the...
Keys to Home is a two-year project funded by the Community Housing Transformation Fund through a Sectoral Impact Grant. The project conducted a Gaps Analysis and developed a toolkit regarding...
The Tech Without Violence in Rural and Remote BC responds to reported gaps in technology literacy for anti-violence workers and program-users in rural, remote, and Indigenous (RRI) communities. The project...
Launched in 2021, this three-year project in partnership with Women’s Shelter Canada (WSC), PEACE for Canadian Children & Youth: Training and Peer Mentorship for Women’s Shelters in Northern, Rural and...
BCSTH Transportation Project: Embedding a Gender-Based Approach into Northern and Rural Transportation Systems. This community-based project takes aim at systems-level beliefs and behaviours that lead to unsafe, unreliable, inaccessible transportation...
The BCSTH Bursary Fund (BBF) supports women with experiences of violence to access a bursary for education and employment opportunities that enhance their job-related skills and credentials. The goal of...
Reaching Out with Yoga was a 5-year collaborative project between the BC Society of Transition Houses and Yoga Outreach. This research project looked at how participating in trauma-informed yoga can...
Women who have experienced violence and who have mental health and substance use issues often face restricted access to transition and second stage houses and safe homes. As a result,...
Cedar Blankets: Building Wraparound Supports & Reducing Barriers for Indigenous Women and Children to Transition Houses and Safe Homes is a 5-year project funded by Women and Gender Equality Canada...
The Getting Home Project: Overcoming Barriers to Housing after Violence focuses on reducing barriers to safe, secure and affordable housing for women experiencing violence in BC. Since 2018, this project...
Since 2004, PEACE Programs have been partnering with educators of grades K through 12 in schools in their community to increase awareness about domestic violence and the impact domestic violence...
The goal of this project was to develop a guide to assist service providers to help women, children and youth who have experienced violence or are at risk of violence...
Building Supports: Housing Access for Immigrant and Refugee Women (IRW) Leaving Violence was a collaborative, three-year, community-based project, co-led by the BC NonProfit Housing Association, the BC Society of Transition...
There has been an increasing trend reported by Canadian anti-violence workers where technology use and violence overlap. Technology can be used both to keep women* and children safe and misused...

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