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Abuse (general)

Canadian Society for the Investigation of Child Abuse (CSICA)
PO Box 42066, Acadia Postal Outlet, Calgary, AB T2J 7A6
Phone: (403) 289-8385

Kids Help Phone
Canada's only toll-free, 24 hour, bilingual, confidential and anonymous phone counseling, referral
and Internet service for children and youth. Every day, professional counselors provide immediate,
caring support to young people in urban and rural communities across the country.
International Domestic Violence and Abuse Agencies List

Battered Women's Support Service
Offers counseling, advocacy, support groups, First Nations women's support and outreach,
as well as legal advocacy
Business Phone: (604) 687-1868
Counselling Phone: (604) 687-1867
TTY: (604) 687-6732

Transition Houses and Safe Homes

Ministry of Community, Indian and Women's Services

Transition Houses and Shelters for Abused Women in Canada (PDF)

Directory of Services and Programs Addressing the needs of older adult victims of Violence in Canada. (PDF)

Combining Voices: A Directory of Services for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (PDF)

National Inventory of Treatment Programs for Child Sexual Abuse Offenders (PDF)

A National Directory of Services and Programs for men who are or have been victims of violence (PDF)

Canada's Treatment Programs for Men who Abuse Their Partners (PDF)

Parenting Resources

Child and Family Canadah

Health Canada-Parenting

Kid Kanuck

Special Needs Opportunities Windows

Mental Health

Indian Residential Schools Mental Health Support Program

Mental Health Resources Canada

The Handbook of Mental Health Resources Across Canada

Suicide Information and Prevention

Suicide and Mental Health Association International

Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NHIB)

Drug and Alcohol

Canada's Drug Strategy-Health Canada

National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program

Sober Recovery Website Directory

Vancouver Area Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous, BC Region

Health Care (Medical)

First Nations and Inuit Home and Community Care Program

Health Information Sites

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care


Law Commission of Canada

An Act to protect students from sexual abuse and to otherwise provide for the protection of students

Safeguarding the Future and Healing the Past- The Government of Canada's Response to the
Law Commission of Canada's Report: Restoring Dignity: Responding to Child Abuse in Canadian Institutions

Institutional Child Abuse in Canada-Civil Cases

Guidelines for Lawyers Acting in Claims of Indian Residential School Abuse

Supreme Court of British Columbia Case of Abuse in Residential Schools

Indian Peoples Collection

Jericho Individual Compensation Program (JICP) (PDF)

Jericho Hill School Class Action Settlement

Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada Final Legal Releases

Alternative Dispute Resolution Process Information (ADR)

Alternative Dispute Resolution Homepage

Alternative Dispute Resolution Application Form

Informal Request Form (PDF)

Application Guide

Maps of Indian Residential Schools in Canada

Dispute Resolution Model for Indian Residential School Abuse Claims (PDF)

Government Programs

Indian Canada Portal

National Clearinghouse on Family Violence

The National Strategy on Community Safety and Crime Prevention

Institutional Child Abuse in Canada: Redress Programs

Services for Victims

Victim Link

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres

Turning Point: Native Peoples and Newcomers Online

British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
The British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse is a non-profit society, established to provide
therapeutic services for males who have been sexually abused at some time in their lives.
#202- 1252 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Z1
Phone: (604) 682-6482

Victim Services
302 - 815 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2E6
Telephone - (604) 660-5199
Fax - (604) 660-5340
Email -


Indian Residential Schools in Canada-Historical Chronology

Key Historical Events

Residential Schools (Indian)

Indian Residential Schools Survivors Society
911-100 Park Royal South Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2
Business Phone: 604-925-4464
Fax: 604-925-0020
Toll Free Line: 1-800-721-0066

24 Hour National Crisis Line:
1-866-925-4419 The Indian Residential School Survivors Society assists First Nations in BC
to be empowered from the generational effects of residential schools. It is a First Nations and
Indian Organization with an arms-length relationship to the First Nations Summit of BC Chiefs.
The Society supports survivors: crisis counseling, information, referrals, and advocates for justice
and healing: traditional and non-Indian forms.

Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada

Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada Help Desk
Indian Healing and Wellness Strategy

Indian Canada Portal

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

Ontario Native Affairs Canada (ONAS)

Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Provincial Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind Well-Being Program

The Family Network for Deaf Children

Deaf Community Christian Church

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre

Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

West Coast Association of Visual Language Interpreters

Canadian Association of the Deaf

BC Cultural Society of the Deaf

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association