Author: Jessica

Victim Services

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a crime, services are available to help you and your family. VictimLinkBC provides support in over 150 languages, including many North American Aboriginal languages. Contact VictimLinkBC for help and… Read More

LGBTQAI2S+ Rights

With COVID-19 impacting many aspects of our lives, including work, home, and school, it’s vital to be aware and understanding of all perspectives and lifestyles. Respecting the rights of the people you live or work with must remain the highest… Read More

Human Rights

Ensuring that all government actions are non-discriminatory, multiple organizations are focused on preserving the rights of every individual in the province. The Office of the Human Rights Commissioner created this resource to provide information about the rights and responsibilities of… Read More

Tenant Rights

As we are in a state of emergency, the provincial government has amended the Residential Tenancy Act to support tenants and landlords during the crisis. Supports and measures are in place to help you stay safely at home, doing your… Read More

Disability Justice

Canadian human rights laws state that there is a duty to accommodate your accessibility needs, even when you’re in a healthcare environment, with no discrimination in your treatment. Communication Disabilities Access Canada developed this toolkit to help you explain, advocate… Read More

Student Rights

COVID-19 has created the need for most post-secondary institutions (PSI) — throughout the province and around the world — to react quickly to the current situation. These rapid decisions are presumably made with the best intentions for the good of… Read More

Mental Health Self-Assessment Tool

Help is available if you need it for yourself or for someone you know. This questionnaire from MindHealthBC can help you uncover any mental health or substance use challenges you may be facing. In addition to the quiz, the site… Read More

Stress Management

Understanding Stress The University of British Columbia created a resource to share information about how and why the COVID-19 outbreak causes stress and impacts your mental health, with tips to help you recognize signs of stress and learn how to… Read More

Virtual Mental Health Supports for Youth

Although this post is titled Supports for Youth, many of these resources are available to anyone and everyone throughout the province. Foundry is a province-wide network of integrated health and social services for people between the ages of 12–24. It… Read More