stopping violence

About this program

Stopping the Violence Counselling Services (STVC) provide free, confidential counselling support to 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 English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese.

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 236-512-9739 or 604 254 9626, ext. 1081 or email Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Languages available: Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese.

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