Working with Families for Strong Community

Crisis & Legal Assistance

Community Based Victim Services

Information and emotional support for victims of spousal assault, adult sexual assault, child sexual assault/abuse (and adult survivors) and criminal harassment (stalking).

Interior Crisis Line

Trained staff and volunteers listen, provide information and support in an anonymous and confidential manner. Suicide intervention, referrals to community services and non-judgmental support during challenging times. Serves the entire West Kootenay/Boundary region. This program may be contacted directly 24 hours per day by calling 1-888-353-CARE (2273) 

If you would like to be a Volunteer in this program, please click here to download an application which you can print out, fill in and return to us.  If you do not have access to a printer, just call us at our main office or the Crisis Line Office at 250-364-0274 and we can mail you a copy.

Legal Aid BC Community Partner

Refer and assist people to access Legal Aid BC  representation or brief advice services (e.g., duty counsel, Family LawLINE).

Transition House

The WINS Transition House is a 24 hour shelter for women (with or without children and pets) leaving abusive or violent situations. A safe place to explore options and obtain information in a supportive environment. Includes outreach support for women who don’t choose to stay at the Transition House but require support around abusive or violent situations.  This program may be contacted directly 24 hours per day at 250-364-1543.   

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