Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre_Parent Support Handbook

• Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

o The National Sexual Assault Hotline created by RAINN is a nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape treatment hotlines and provides victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services around the clock.

o National Sexual Abuse ONLINE Hotline:

Phone: 1.800. 656 HOPE (4673)


• Victim Safety Unit

o Victim Safety Unit allows victims of crime and persons protected by a Family Relations Act restraining order to register for ongoing notification about the status of an adult accused/offender and financial assistance to travel to justice proceedings.

o Phone : 604.660.0316 or toll free 1.877.315.8822

Email :


• British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

o The British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse is a non-profit society, established to provide therapeutic services for males who have been sexually abused at some time in their lives.

Phone : 604.682.6482


o Website :

• Qmunity Resource Centre

o Qmunity Resource Centre provides counselling, resources, programs and peer support to the lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual communities. Qmunity also operates Prideline, a peer support, information and referral helpline.

Phone : 604.684.5307


o Prideline : 604.684.6869 or toll free 1.800.566.1170

Website :


• HealthlinkBC

o HealthLinkBC is a gateway to non-emergency health information and services. A phone service, website and print resource provides an expanded health navigation system, access to advice from healthcare professionals and enables community members to look up symptoms and services. Translation services are available in over 130 languages on request o Phone : dial 8-1-1, nurses are available to answer questions 24 hours every day

TTY : dial 7-1-1


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• Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

o We are a non-profit organization offering free and confidential services in over twenty languages. We serve the population of clients in the entire Lower Mainland.

Phone: 604.436.1025


o Website:

Email: againstviolence@vlmf


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