PEACE Resource Toolkit

British Columbia’s Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling and Empowerment (PEACE) programs provide psycho-educational support for children and youth experiencing violence. This online toolkit provides PEACE programs with resources to support their work with children, youth, caregivers and delivering the Violence Is Preventable (VIP) Program.



This PSA for the PEACE Program shares information about children and youth’s exposure to violence and raises awareness about PEACE Programs across BC.

You can view a short version of the PSA here.


PEACE Program Videos for Use during COVID-19

During a public health crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, when public health officials recommend “social distancing” to slow the spread of infection, providing support services to women and their children experiencing domestic violence via technology may be useful and necessary to connect with women, children and youth. A series of videos made by BC’s PEACE Programs to share with participant’s to supplement your work can be found here.

The video library is password protected. Please email if you require the password.


PEACE Program Policy Template Guides

The following BCSTH templates are designed for PEACE Programs to use and adapt to develop their own set of policies.


Additional PEACE Program Resources


Violence Is Preventable (VIP) Program Resources

Violence is preventable (VIP) is a free, confidential, school-based violence prevention program for school age children and youth in grades K through 12 who have experienced violence.  PEACE programs delivering VIP use the following resources in their work with BC’s schools. VIP Resources can be found here.


BELIEVE Project Resources

The BELIEVE project is an extension of BCSTH’s VIP program.  Through presentations in schools, this project is focused on helping students in grades 6-8 understand healthy relationships and sexual violence specifically on topics such as consent, sexting, sexual harassment and how one can access support.

BELIEVE Project Resources can be found here.


Technology Safety Project Resources

The BCSTH SPARK project’s Teen Digital Dating Violence Toolkit provides anti-violence workers and caregivers with:

  • information about teen digital dating violence
  • tips for how to help and how to include technology into safety plans
  • handouts and resources about legal remedies and Canadian organizations that can help.

For more information about Technology Safety visit the BCSTH Technology Safety project here.


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This online toolkit, or any portion thereof, may be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever as long as acknowledgment to the BC Society of Transition Houses is included in the product.

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