Community Resources

Conversations about consent, being an active bystander, relationships and boundaries, and sexual violence are necessary to enact positive change but they can also be difficult. If at any point you would like to reach out to someone to talk to, below are some community supports to draw from.

Victoria and Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island Crisis Line 24-hour Crisis line: 1-888-494-3888
Available daily from 6pm-10pm (Pacific Time):
Crisis Text Services at 250-800-3806 and Crisis Chat Services
Victoria Sexual Assault Centre Service Access Line: 250-383-3232
Provides information about VSAC services or referral to VSAC programs (counselling, groups, assistance with police, and Victim Services) during regular office hours (Monday – Friday)
Men’s Trauma Centre Phone: 250-381-6367
The Men’s Trauma Centre is here to help and support anyone who identifies as a man who has experienced emotional, sexual or physical trauma as a child or an adult.

British Columbia

VictimLinkBC 24-hour toll free telephone service: 1-800-563-0808
Multilingual information, referral, and crisis support line.
KUU-US Crisis Line 24-hour toll free telephone service: 1-800-588-8717
Culturally safe help available. First Nations and Aboriginal Peoples helping First Nations and Aboriginal Peoples.


Trans Lifeline Peer Support Hotline: 1-877-330-6366
Confidential hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
National Victim Services Directory Searchable directory of victim services agencies in Canada.