Who are we?
We are a non-profit organization offering free and confidential services to immigrant visible minority and refugee women and their families who are experiencing family violence. We are located in Burnaby but we serve clients in the entire Lower Mainland.
We are immigrant, visible minority and refugee¬†women helping other immigrant,visible minority and refugee¬†women by providing:
The Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society was formed in September 1991. The Ministry of Social Services (now known as the Ministry for Children and Families Development) accepted a proposal submitted by Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of BC to set up a new organization to serve immigrant and visible minority women and their families experiencing family violence.
To End Family Violence Through Prevention, Education and Intervention.
We are a non-profit, registered charity. Our¬†bilingual/bicultural workers provide free,culturally sensitive,confidential and women-centered services in over 20 languages. We offer a safe, and non-judgemental environment for women and their children. Individual counselling is provided at the office, out of the office and over the phone. We also provide group counselling and support and counselling to women victims of sexual assault and to adult survivors of sexual abuse, emergency interventions and referrals to appropriate resources. We believe in helping women and childre to acknowledge their own strenght and to develop coping skills. We support them while they go through the different stages of rebuilding their lives at their own pace.
We also offer cultural sensitization and anti-violence presentations for professionals and community, as well as educational programs for ethno-specific communities.
2016 Christmas Party
Please, help these families to enjoya a happy Holiday Season:we accept donations in cash or cheque, and also new children's toys, gift baskets, new clothing, foodstuff and any other item useful to women and children.
We can arrange a pick up or you can conveniently drop your donation at your office, from 9:00am to 5:00pm on week days. Please,¬† call Anna at 604 436 1025 or e-mail
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