Resources

Anti-Violence Project is the University of Victoria’s gender-based violence prevention program. They are committed to addressing and ending gender-based violence on campus and beyond.They strive to provide anti-oppressive and sex-positive services, advocacy and action on-campus and off to people of all genders, in partnership and collaboration, in order to address and resist gender-based and all forms of violence.

Project Respect is a youth driven prevention and education program aimed at preventing sexualized violence amongst youth.

Vancouver Island 24 hour Crisis Line Call 1-888-494-3888.

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre – Support, empowerment and advocation for people of all genders who are survivors of sexual assault and sexual abuse. They serve as a liaison between individuals affected by sexual violence, the justice and medical systems and community services.  Crisis line (250) 383-3232.

Youth Space -an online space for youth to raise any questions or issues you would like to talk about. It includes an online chat and forum options.

Victoria Youth Clinic – free, confidential health services including birth control, pap tests, and counselling. Call (250) 388-7841.

Mary Manning Centre provides counselling for children, youth and their families who have experienced sexual abuse. Call (250) 385-6111

PEERS provides support, resources, and programs specifically for past and current sex workers—any gender—as well as help with housing, training and volunteering opportunities, advocacy and public education around sexual exploitation and the issues of adult sex work. Night outreach: (250) 744-0171 Daytime outreach: (250) 744-7690

Citizens Counselling Centre offers affordable, accessible counselling to adult residents of Greater Victoria. (250) 384-9934.

BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse – counselling and support for male survivors. Call 381-0493.

Men’s Trauma Centre – provides treatment and support services to adults and late adolescent males who are survivors of physical, emotional or sexual trauma as well as support for our clients’ significant others. Call (250) 381-6367.