Family Information Liaison Unit
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If you are a family member of an Indigenous woman or girl who is missing or has been murdered, the BC Family Information Liaison Unit (BC FILU) can help you.
- Gathering information about your loved one’s case, including police investigations, coroners' reports and inquests, and court proceedings
- Getting you information about policies and practices, including information about the criminal justice system, police procedures, child and family services, and health and social services
- Providing you information in a compassionate, culturally-sensitive, and trauma-informed manner
- Explaining to you why information may not be available
- Connecting you to services and supports promoting healing and wellness, including referrals to local victim services, cultural supports, and grief counselling.
Family members include both blood relatives and non-blood relatives, such as adopted families, cultural kin, foster care relatives, and chosen family.
Accessing BC FILU Services:
BC FILU has offices in Vancouver and Prince George. Family Support Workers may also be able to meet with you in your home community.
Resources for Service Providers
If you are a service provider working with family members who may benefit from BC FILU’s services, please use these forms to assist your client with requesting information about a missing or murdered person.
- BC FILU Information Request Form for Missing Loved Ones
- BC FILU Information Request Form for Murdered Loved Ones