Individual Advocacy / Support Services

Agency: Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

Program Description:

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

Registration Information

Call contact or drop-in

Start Dates / Duration

Ongoing

Program Fee: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Intake worker

Phone: (604) 436-1025

Fax: (604) 436-3627

Email: againstviolence@vlmfss.ca

Website: Visit

Location

306 – 4980 Kingsway Plaza

Burnaby, BC V5H 4K7



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