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 support for:
- Understanding and coping with the effects of the crime
- Emotional support
- Additional resources
- Guidance through the court process
- Information and help applying for financial benefits
Helpline for Children – To report child abuse in B.C., contact 310-1234 (you don’t need an area code).
CourtInformation.ca – A legal toolkit to help immigrants to B.C. overcome language and cultural barriers as they navigate the B.C. court system as an accused, victim, witness, or party involved in a civil suit.
Native Courtworker – Offering “A Helping Hand to Justice” for victims and accused, as well as many other support services.
Vulnerable: The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19 – an openly available ebook from the University of Ottawa that examines the vulnerabilities for people who have been, or may be, harmed by COVID19