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Related Links

BC/Yukon Society of Transition Houses
www.bcysth.ca

BC Association of Specialized Victim Assistance and Counselling Programs
www.endingviolence.org

Victim Services
www.justicebc.ca/en/cjis/understanding/parts/victim/

Kids Help Phone
www.kidshelpphone.ca

Shelternet
www.shelternet.ca

Salt Spring Women Opposed to Violence and Abuse (SWOVA)
www.swova.org

LEGAL SERVICES

Dial-A-Law Description: www.dialalaw.org 

Dial-A-Law is a library of free legal information in BC, prepared by lawyers. It has practical information on over 130 legal topics in BC. You can learn about legal rights and responsibilities, and the legal system. Dial-A-Law transcripts are offered in English, Chinese and Punjabi.  Scripts are also available online in digital audio format.

Dial-A-Law is available in two ways:

  • Telephone: 604.687.4680 or outside Greater Vancouver call 1.800.565.5297
  • Website:     www.dialalaw.org

Lawyer Referral Service Description:  www.lrsbc.org

This service is designed to assist the general public in finding the appropriate lawyer. The lawyer will provide up to a half hour consultation for $25 (plus tax). This interview is to find out whether or not the caller has a legal problem.  If both parties agree to proceed with services, then they may do so at the lawyer’s regular fee.

  • Telephone: (604) 687-3221 or  Toll-Free: 1-800-663-1919
  • Website: www.lrsbc.org
  • Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

 

 

 

 
         

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