Author Archives: PVSBC Manager

Return to Operations – WorkSafe BC Community Services, Residential and Non Residential Protocols

Good afternoon Police Victim Services of BC Members and Associates: The Province of British Columbia has released additional Information Protocols for employers and employees on how best to plan for operations to return to the worksite, for the Commu...

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative

The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is a 5-year research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. This initiative will identify and enhance effective ...

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Learning Resources

A Learning Resources page has been created to provide links to free and low cost learning opportunities on topics related to victimization, trauma, and mental well-being....

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Presentation to the Greater Victoria Chiefs of Police

A copy of the presentation made to the Greater Victoria Chiefs of Police on May 7, 2020 has been posted to the From the Executive Director’s Desk page...

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Victim Rights in Canada – Canadian Police Knowledge Network Course

The Canadian Police Knowledge Network is offering a FREE 1-hour course on for frontline officers and other public safety officials on CVBR / Victim Rights in Canada – https://www.cpkn.ca/en/course/victims-rights-in-canada. Victim Rights in Cana...

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Updated Electronic CVAP Application Form

The Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) has updated its application form and now accepts electronically signed CVAP applications via email, due to COVID-19. The CVAP helps victims, immediate family members of victims, and witnesses affected by v...

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Prevention of Violence Against Women Week – Apr 12 – 18

April 12-18, 2020 marks the annual Prevention of Violence Against Women Week in B.C.  (see proclamation). The week recognizes the importance of supporting communities in promoting the prevention of violence against women. The COVID-19 pandemic and ...

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COVID-19 Information and Resources

Visit the PVSBC COVID-19 Information and Resource page...

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BC Provincial Courts and Supreme Court of BC Closures

Suspension of Criminal Proceedings with appendices Supreme Court of BC Suspension of Provincial Court Operations – COVID-19...

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Provincial Health Officer Letter to Social Sectors – COVID-19

Please click here for a letter from the Provincial Health Officer to social sectors about service providing during the COVID-19 pandemic Additional resources and public information can be found at the following links: BC Centre for Disease Control CO...

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