Violence and Sexual Abuse
Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter
Women’s organization that offers a 24-hour crisis line, battered women’s shelter, support groups, and help when dealing with social services, police, courts or hospitals.
Provides free, confidential 24-hour support services for women who have experienced any form of male violence (sexual assault, battery, rape, incest, prostitution, trafficking, sexual harassment). Operates a rape crisis centre with both telephone and in-person peer counselling, support groups, advocacy, information and referral, legal clinics, and medical and legal accompaniment for victims, as well as their families and friends. Transition house shelters women and their children fleeing male violence. Provides free training for volunteers to work in the transition house and rape crisis centre, as well as a public education program and speakers bureau. A registered non-profit society and registered Canadian charity.
Operated by a feminist collective.
North Shore Crisis Services Society
Non-profit agency providing free support services to women and children fleeing abuse.
Call us: Women’s 24-Hour Support Line
Sage Transition House
604-987-3374 / [email protected]
Sage House is an 18-bed transition house that provides safety and support to women and their children fleeing abusive situations. Shelter, food, clothing, personal items, referrals, advocacy, individual support and support groups are offered for up to thirty days. Sage House is staffed 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Due to the nature of the program, the location is not public. Sage also accepts some pets.