Access resources and information on sexual assault and violence.
- Embrace Clinic
A part of the Forensic Nursing Service that provides specialized medical care for anyone who has recently experienced violence. Nurse Practitioners offer medical follow up and referrals as well as weekly open-door clinics for women.
- Surrey Women’s Centre
Surrey Women’s Centre offers a wide range of crisis, court and counselling services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and other forms of family violence. They also run SMART, a 24-hour mobile crisis service.
- Women Against Violence Against Women
WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre provides all women who have experienced any form of sexualized violence with support and healing, and engage with youth to develop leadership for prevention of future violence.
- Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter
Operates a 24-hour rape crisis centre and provides services for victims of rape.
- British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
A non-profit society established to provide therapeutic services for males who have been sexually abused at some time in their lives.
- Options for Sexual Health – sex sense phone line
National and international resources
- International Association of Forensic Nurses
Network of over 3,000 members who practice and support forensic nursing.
- Forensic Nurses Society of Canada
The Forensic Nurses’ Society of Canada (FNSC) is a Canadian organization for forensic nurses.
- Sexual Assault Canada
Provides information for sexual assault and abuse victims, including information on criminal prosecution for sexual offences in Canada.