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 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). – 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

Stay safe, observe the best practices, and help Canada overcome this pandemic.