Resources: Women In Need

Shelter/Transitional Housing

The Cridge Transition House for Women
A safe, confidential place for women with or without children can go to when escaping a abusive relationship. Abuse can be physical, emotional, psychological or any other type.
Contact: 250 479-3963 ANY TIME OF THE DAY OR NIGHT
www.cridge.org/cthw/

Victoria Women’s Transition House
Operated by professional staff and trained volunteers. Call this number if you are experiencing abuse and are seeking safe emergency shelter.
Contact: 250-385-6611 24 Hours
www.transitionhouse.net

Annie’s Place Transition House (Sooke): Emergency Pager: 250-480-5461

Second Stage Transitional Housing

Margaret Laurence House: 250-995-0058 program@margaretlaurencehouse.org

The Cridge Supportive Transitional Housing: 250- 995-6418.
Application Link: http://cridge.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/CridgeSTHHousingApplication.pdf

Programs for Women

Bridges for Women Society
Employment training and support programs for women impacted by violence and abuse.
320-1175 Cook Street
Victoria, BC, Canada, V8V 4A1
Toll free 1 866 896-3356
Tel: (250) 385-7410
Fax: (250) 385-7459
Email: careers@bridgesforwomen.ca
www.bridgesforwomen.ca/

Women In Need
Transformational and Self Sufficiency Programs
Administration Office
785 Pandora Ave
Victoria, BC
V8W 1N9
Phone: (250) 480-4006
Fax: (250) 412-0654
Program Coordinator: 250-480-4006 ext 202
Email: programs@womeninneed.ca
www.womeninneed.ca/

Victoria Women’s Sexual Assault Centre
511-620 View St
CRISIS/INFO LINE: 250-383-3232
Tel: 250-383-5545
Email: vwsac@vwsac.com
www.vwsac.com/

Wear 2 Start
Helps women cloth themselves to get back in the workforce. Clients must be referred from a local job preparation/training/education agency.
216-733 Johnson St
Tel: 250-472-9327
Email: wear2@telus.net
wear2start.com

Counselling

Citizens’ Counselling Centre
Counseling, advocacy and liaison services for individuals, couples and groups
941 Kings Rd
250-384-9934
Email: info@citizenscounseling.com
citizenscounselling.com/

Hulitan Social Service Society
Counseling, advocacy/liaison services for First Nations children and families.
902A Caledonia Ave
Tel: 250-384-9466
Email: admin@hulitan.ca
www.hulitan.ca/

VictimLINK (Crime Victim Assistance) 1-800-563-0808
24 hr multilingual phone line for victims of any crime. Offers crisis support and referrals, information on the justice system, resources, victim services.