Victims of Crime

Services are available to help you deal with the emotional, physical and financial effects of a crime. Government and non-profit organizations offer many free services and programs across British Columbia.

Services for crime victims include:

  • VictimLinkBC - a phone service that refers crime victims to help 24-hours a day
  • Victim Services - anyone who has been a victim of crime in British Columbia, their family members and witnesses can use victim services
  • Crime Victim Assistance Program - assists victims, immediate family members and some witnesses in coping with the effects of violent crime
  • Victim Safety Unit - provides victims with information about the accused or offender
  • Victim Travel Fund - provides funds for a family or victim to attend justice-related proceeding in B.C.
  • Protection Order Registry - a database of all civil and criminal protection orders that is designed to reduce violence against vulnerable people

A Vision for a Violence Free BC

The Violence Free BC strategy (PDF) combines immediate action with a long-term vision to end violence against women, and support women whose lives and well-being have been impacted by violence.

Contact Information

Victim Services and Crime Prevention

Telephone: 604 660-5199
Fax: 604 660-5340
302 – 815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6
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