Crime and traumatic events often happen with no warning. No one can ever be prepared for the impact a criminal or traumatic event will have on them. The sudden nature of these events often leaves victims and survivors feeling confused, overwhelmed, scared, angry, and alone.
Police Victim Services of British Columbia (PVSBC) is a provincial non-profit association and federally registered charity dedicated to serving the needs of police-based victim services programs in BC. PVSBC provides leadership, support, advocacy and training to professionals working in the field of victim services.
Police-based victim services programs can be found in communities across BC. To find a service in your community, search the PVSBC Program Directory.
VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across B.C. and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at
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Healing in the aftermath of criminal
or traumatic incidents is a process
that involves multiple types of
services and supports.
Coming soon. Information about upcoming and low-cost and free training resources.