VictimLink BC is a province-wide telephone help line for victims of family and sexual violence, and all other crimes. VictimLink BC is available free to people across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
VictimLink BC victim support workers provide information and referrals to all victims of crime. They also provide crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including:
- sexual assault,
- violence in relationships,
- elder abuse, and
- adult survivors of physical or sexual abuse.
They connect people to a network of community, social, health, justice, and government resources, including:
- victim services,
- transition houses, and
- counselling resources.
They also provide information on:
- the justice system,
- relevant federal and provincial legislation and programs,
- crime prevention,
- safety planning,
- protection order registry, and
- other resources as needed.
VictimLink BC provides services in over 110 languages, including 17 Aboriginal languages. Even if you're not sure if you've been a victim of crime, you can call VictimLink BC at 1-800-563-0808 for assistance. Your call will be completely confidential.
For more information, see the VictimLink BC page on the Ministry of Justice website.