Individual Advocacy / Support Services
Agency: Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society
Multicultural outreach and stopping the violence and Community Based victim Assistance programs provide culturally sensitive advocacy and support to immigrant, refugee and visible minority women experiencing family violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse and are fleeing the relationship. This service assists women to find a place in a transition house when it is required as part of the Multicultural Outreach program. During their stay at a transition house, the service liaises very closely with the staff to provide ongoing support, language interpretation and cultural sensitization.
Services are provided in nearly 24 languages at the office, over the phone or off-site.
The services advocate and assist women in their interactions with the social and justice systems.
Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria
Immigrant, refugee and visible minority women who have experienced abuse
Call contact or drop-in
Start Dates / Duration
Program Fee: FREE
Contact: Intake worker
Phone: (604) 436-1025
Fax: (604) 436-3627
306 – 4980 Kingsway Plaza
Burnaby, BC V5H 4K7