Police-Based Victim Services Program Search Tool

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.


Are you seeking help following a crime or trauma?

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


What's New

Find the latest news impacting police-based victim services professionals and anti-violence workers in BC and Canada.

Independent Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault
Posted on Nov 02 by Celine Lee

A program that provides free legal advice to anyone who has experienced sexual assault…

Legal Remedies for Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence 2-part Training Series
Posted on Nov 02 by Celine Lee

Hosted by Tech Safety Canada, a project of Women’s Shelters Canada, these two…

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week
Posted on May 14 by Celine Lee

May 14 – 20, 2023 is Victims and Survivors of Crime Week across Canada. This week…

National Day of Remebrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Posted on Dec 06 by pvsnadmin

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is about…

PVSBC 2022 – 2025 Strategic Plan
Posted on Sep 29 by pvsnadmin

PVSBC 2022-2025 Strategic Plan Placemat

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Description of Visual Elements
Posted on Sep 27 by pvsnadmin

Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day…

Our Purpose

Providing leadership and working collaboratively to enhance services to victims of crime and trauma

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Healing in the aftermath of criminal
 or traumatic incidents is a process
that involves multiple types of
services and supports.


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