stopping violence
Important updates related to COVID-19

During COVID-19, we are providing services by phone and email, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. To get help from the Stopping the Violence Counselling Program and Multicultural Outreach Services, or to refer someone to this program, please call 236-512-6170 and ask to be connected with a support worker.

Reach us by emailing


About this program

We offer free, confidential counselling support and multicultural outreach services for women who have experienced, or are at risk of, abuse, threats, or violence in an intimate relationship, sexual assault or childhood abuse.

Staff are trained to work within multicultural communities, with women from diverse cultural backgrounds. 

Available languages

Service is available in Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Russian and English.

Services available

In immediate danger?

  • Call 911
  • Call VictimLink at 1-800-563-0808. (translation available in 130 languages)
  • Call a transition house or safe home near you.
Violence against women in all its forms is a human rights violation. It’s not something that any culture, religion or tradition propagates. Michelle Bachelet

To access services during COVID-19, contact us for more information at 236-512-6170. Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Languages available: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Korean and Russian.

For women experiencing sexual and gender-based violence:

Victims of crime:

Stopping the Violence services are made available thanks to the support of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.Government-of-BC