Multicultural Outreach Program

Agency: Women in Need of Gaining Strength

Program Description:

The priority for service is for multicultural women and their children who have experienced abuse or are at risk of experiencing abuse by a partner. Services include:

  • offering support for women and children who have experienced any form of abuse by a partner
  • offering supportive confidential counselling
  • information about abuse and its impact
  • referrals to community services as needed
  • assistance and advocacy with income assistance, legal proceedings and affordable housing
  • ability to provide support at appointments
  • public education initiatives to raise awareness of the effects of violence against women
  • ability to meet with women and children at their home and provide support
  • help to contact police if needed

 

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria

Provided for immigrant women and children who have experienced abuse or are at risk of abuse

Registration Information

Call contact number or register in person; accept referrals from other agencies

Start Dates / Duration

Ongoing program

Program Fee: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Roshni Vedamanikam

Phone: (604) 521-1888

Fax: (604) 521-1879

Email: wingsmc@telus.net

Website: Visit

Location

#501 – 104 – 1015 Columbia Street

New Westminster, BC V3M 6V3



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