Since 1991, serving immigrant, refugee,visible minority, non-status women and children experiencing family violence in Metro Vancouver.


Our Goal Is To End Family Violence Through Prevention, Education and Intervention.


VLMFSS is non-profit organization offering free and confidential services to immigrant,
visible minority, refugee and women without immigration status and their families who are experiencing
family violence. We are located in Burnaby but we serve clients in the entire Metro Vancouver.
We are immigrant, visible minority and refugee women helping other immigrant,
visible minority and refugee women by providing:


“Lets Work Together To End Family Violence”
Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Service Society provides
counselling and support services to women, children, seniors and their families in situations
of all stages of domestic violence and throughout their interactions with the legal and social system.
The society also provides educational programs within the culture-specific communities dealing
with the dynamics of family violence, prevention and alternative models of treatment.
We seek to create cultural sensitization amongst professionals and the public.



The services of the Society are provided by bilingual/bicultural workers in twenty different languages.
(list of languages optional). We also offer educational programs that help create awareness of the issue
of family violence amongst minority communities and professionals working
with immigrant families.



  1. Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
  2. BC Housing 
  3. Ministry of Public Health
  4. Ministry of Children and Family Development
  5. Employment and Social Development Canada
  6. Department of Justice Canada








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