Community Based Victim Services

Community Based Victim Services

CBVS provides the following support and advocacy.

Emotional support Information about:

  • The dynamics of abuse
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Updates on police and court files and Community Resources

Practical Assistance

  • Safety planning
  • Accompaniment to file a police report
  • Liaising with Crown Counsel
  • Court orientation and court accompaniment for Criminal Court
  • Assistance with applications to the Crime Victims
  • Assistance Program
  • Explanation of Victim Impact Statements
  • Assistance in securing a translator
  • Referrals to community resources

Our team also provides assistance and information about third party reports. A third party reports allows adult victims of sexual assaults to make a report to the police anonymously. For more information please contact our CBVS program.

This program accepts self-referrals and referrals from other community services.

Funded by the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General & Community Donations

Community-Based Victim Services:


24 Hours / 7 Days

Ishtar Transition House
Tel: 604-530-9442

Libra Transition House
Tel: 604-857-5797