Resources

Victoria and Vancouver Island.

 

Peers Victoria Resource Society
Sex workers’ rights, harm reduction, support services, education, advocacy
250-388-5325 Ext. 2 (See website for harm reduction/outreach line)
safersexwork.ca

Immigrant Welcome Centre
250-338-6359
admin@immigrantwelcome.ca
www.Immigrantwelcome.ca

Sally Yue Lin
Career coaching for Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) and other ambitious professionals in equity-deserving groups. (Remote during the pandemic).
sallyyuelin.com

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre
1-877-424-3323
nanaimo@idhhc.ca
www.Idhhc.ca

The Law Centre at the University of Victoria
250-385-1221
www.uvic.ca/law/about/centre/index.php

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (Victoria)
1-800-268-7582
info.bc@mssociety.ca
www.Mssociety.ca

Nanaimo Justice Access Centre
1-800-578-8511
www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice

Together Against Poverty Society
250-361-3521
www.Tapsbc.ca

Vancouver Island Human Rights Coalition
250-382-3012
contactvihrc@gmail.com
www.vihrc.com

Victoria Disability Resource Centre
250-595-0044
reception@drcvictoria.com
www.Drcvictoria.com

Victoria Immigrant & Refugee Centre Society
250-361-9433
haixia@vircs.bc.ca

Justice Access Centre, Victoria
250-356-7012
www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice

Westcoast Community Resource Centre
250-726-2343

Mental Health Support (BC-Wide)
310-6789 (no area code needed)

VictimLinkBC
For confidential support. VictimLinkBC provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence. Available 24 hours.
1-800-563-0808 (toll-free)

VI Sexual Assault Centre
Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
Service Access Line: 250-383-3232

YouthChat
Noon-1:00AM
www.YouthInBC.com
www.CrisisCentreChat.ca

Mental Health Support
604-310-6789

Seniors Distress Line
604-872-1234

Hope for Wellness
Offers immediate phone /online mental health support & crisis intervention for all Indigenous Peoples cross Canada.
1-855-242-3310

KUU-US Crisis Line Society
KUU-US Crisis Line Society provides support to callers living in the Port Alberni area ,as well as Aboriginals throughout the Province.
250-723-4050

Nurse’s Line
Provides non-emergency health education and advice from a Registered Nurse, 24/7, in over 130 languages
Dial 811

BC Bereavement
Free phone support for grief and bereavement
604-738-9950