Service Directory

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society (DIVERSEcity) is a registered non-profit agency offering a wide range of services and programs to the culturally diverse communities of the lower mainland. DIVERSEcity prides itself on its well-founded expertise in assisting immigrants and new Canadians in their integration into their new community.
Address: #1107, 7330 - 137th Street, Surrey, BC, V3W 1A3
Phone: (604)-597-0205

Downtown Eastside Women's Centre

High levels of violence, homelessness, addictions and poverty characterize the Downtown Eastside community, and women and children are particularly vulnerable to exploitation, injustice and injury. Founded in 1978, DEWC is one of the few safe spaces within the Downtown Eastside exclusively for women and their children. We provide practical support to over 300 women, children and seniors, every day. As well as providing a refuge and shelter from conditions of poverty and violence, the Centre provides basic necessities.
Address: 302 Columbia Street. Vancouver, BC V6A 4J1
Phone: 604-681-8480

Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA)

EVA BC worked to coordinate and support the work of victim-serving and the other anti-violence programs in BC through the provision of issue-based consultation and analysis, resource development, training, research and education. Our work is guided by respect for different human dignity and quality. Our mandate its to provide support and training, undertake research, develop and distribute resource and tools, education the public and government bodies on the needs of victims of violence, develop and maintain standards for the provision of service and foster the development of cross -sectoral coordination and collaboration.
Address: 728 - 602 West Hastings St Vancouver BC V6B 1P2
Phone: 604-633-2506

Family Maintenance Enforcement Program

The Family Maintenance Enforcement Program monitors and enforces maintenance orders and agreements (for either child support or spousal support). Many maintenance payments are paid on time and in full, but some people like having a third party FMEP involved to track the payments.
Address: Box 80449 Burnaby, BC V5H 3X9
Phone: (604)-678-5670

International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy

The International Centre's mission is to improve the quality of justice through reform of criminal law, policy, and practice. The Centre promotes democratic principles, the rule of law and respect for human rights in criminal law and the administration of criminal justice, domestically, regionally and globally. The primary role of the Centre is to provide advice, information, research and proposals for policy development and legislation. Since information and knowledge are primary, the Centre is actively involved in education and training. Where appropriate, the Centre also provides technical assistance to governments and other agencies.
Address: 1822 East Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
Phone: 604) 822-9875
604) 822-9317

Justice Education Society

Established in 1989 as the Law Courts Education Society, the Justice Education Society is dedicated to improving access to the justice system through hands-on, targeted, two-way education between the public and those working in the system. As a non-profit organization, we offer a unique and comprehensive collection of justice-related educational services and effectively work towards creating a justice system that is accessible to all. Our programs and resources serve the general public, youth, persons with disabilities, Aboriginals and immigrants in British Columbia, throughout Canada and around the world.
Address: 260 - 800 Hornby Street Vancouver BC V6Z 2C5
Phone: 604.660.9870

Ksan House Society

A unique social service agency in the community of Terrace since 1979. The Society operates on the principle that women and men are equal, and believing that the cycle of violence can be broken. Ksan Society educates the public and provides social programs, safe shelter, food and essentials to women and their children fleeing abuse and to women, men and families who are homeless or otherwise disadvantaged.
Address: 4838 Lazelle Ave Terrace, BC V8G 1T4
Phone: 250.635.2373

Leave Out ViolencE (LOVE)

LOVE's programs are designed to help youth overcome the challenge of violence in their lives and develop the skills to become local leaders against violence. We believe that every young person can lead positive change in their own lives when offered support and oppurtunity.
Address: 691 East Broadway Vancouver BC V5T 1X7
Phone: 604.709.5728

Legal Services Society

The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides legal aid in BC. Legal aid includes representation by a lawyer, legal advice, and legal information. LSS gives priority to people with low incomes, but many of its services are available to all British Columbians. LSS's mission is to provide innovative and collaborative legal aid services that enable people with low incomes to effectively address their issues within the justice system.
Address: 510 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-408-2172, 1-866-577-2525 (toll free, outside the Lower Mainland)

Liberty Education

We are Canada's fastest growing personal and relationship development company. We believe all men and women deserve and are capable of creating lives of love and happiness both personally and in relationships. Our comprehensive programs reach far beyond technique to provide in depth, experiential, high energy, accelerated learning, so that participants lives are changed dramatically and permanently for greater success. We serve women, men, singles, couples, corporations and communities to create more personal and relationship success. We do so via transformative workshops, one on one and couples coaching and smaller success circles throughout the Lower Mainland.
Address: 1940 135A St Surrey, BC V4A 6B7
Phone: 604.351.6050