How can we help you?

Transition House

This is a safe space where:

Single women or women and their children seeking safety from violence and abuse can stay for awhile.

There is practical and emotional support.

You can get information about other resources.

Necessities like food, personal care items and emergency clothing are supplied.

You can take time to get information and make decisions.

Who can go?

Women with or without children who need a safe place from violence and abuse

Women who need safety from many different kinds of abuse including physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse.

Adult women from all classes, sexual orientations, social and cultural backgrounds

How do I get there?

Call the Violence & Abuse 24-Hour Helpline any time, day or night:
Toll-free 1-877-435-7544 or (250) 537-0735

Live Chat (Monday to Friday 12:00pm to 8:00pm)

REFER YOURSELF: Transition House staff will always want to speak to you directly so you can let them know what you need. Someone who wants to help (a friend, family, social worker, police officer, etc.) may suggest you call us, but it’s always up to you.

What should I pack?

  • Identification (driver’s license, passport, SIN card, BC ID, etc.)
  • Cash, bank card, credit card
  • Mobile phone
  • Medications
  • Keys to house, car, work, etc.
  • A protection order, peace bond, or custody order if in place
  • Children are welcome at the transition house – bring them if it is safe for them and you to do so, and pack any medications and ID if possible