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BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

A non-profit society established to provide individual and group therapy to male survivors of sexual abuse. Also provides support for relatives and significant others of the survivors.more info

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3126 West Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V6K 2H3
Office: (604) 682-6482
Fax: (604) 684-8883
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BC Society of Transition Houses (BCSTH)

Facilitates and supports the establishment of transition houses and other services to battered women and their children.more info

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325 - 119 West Pender Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1S5
Toll-free: 1-800-661-1040
Phone: (604) 669-6943
Fax: (604) 682-6962
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Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

The website provides information about abuse of older adults, with the goal of improving both understanding and the ability of communities to help prevent abuse and respond appropriately when it does happen.more info

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Child Abuse Prevention

Includes information, resources and links to other services with respect to and concerning abuse of both children and youth / teens.more info

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Ending Violence Association of BC

Provincial Association of service providers which addresses family violence, child sexual abuse (recent and historical) and sexual assault.more info

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1404 – 510 West Hastings Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1L8
Office: (604) 633-2506
Fax: (604) 633-2507
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FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women & Children

Feminist Research, Education,Development and Action (FREDA) Centre fosters and supports collaboration among community workers, practitioners, policy makers and academics who are involved in issues concerning violence against women and children.more info

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Simon Fraser University
515 West Hastings Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5K3
Office: (778) 782-5197
Fax: (778) 782-5189
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Justice Institute of BC

Provincial post-secondary Institute for Justice and Public Safety education, ranging from basic training to Bachelor Degrees. There are six campuses in BC.more info

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715 McBride Boulevard
, New Westminster, BC, V3L 5T4
Toll-free: 1-888-865-7764
Phone: (604) 528-5422
Fax: (604) 528-5518
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Nelson Elder Abuse Prevention Program

Elder abuse and neglect, learn how to prevent it, and what to do when you suspect elder abuse or neglect is occurring.more info

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Nelson and District Seniors Coordinating Society
719 Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 2B9
Phone: (250) 352-6008
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Respected Violence Prevention

A violence and abuse prevention education program.more info

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Canadian Red Cross - Kootenay Region
1250 A 26th Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 4C9
Phone: (250) 365-3911
Toll-free: 1-800-761-0099
Fax: (250) 365-6242
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Seniors First BC

Offers a number of programs and resources re legal rights and advocacy for seniors. more info

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150-900 Howe Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2S9
Office: (604) 688-1927
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