Resources for Immigrant and Refugee Women

If you or someone you know is experiencing violence or abuse:
VICTIMLINK BC: (toll free) 1.800.563.0808
Confidential, telephone referral service with help provided in 110 different languages. Immediate crisis support for victims of family violence, general information, and referrals to services. (24 hrs a day/7 days a week)

LEGAL AID: 1.866.577.2525
Ask to speak to a legal information outreach worker for legal information and referrals to other services.
For immigration legal aid, call the direct immigration line: 1.888.601.6076
ਕਾਨੂੰਨੀ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਲਈ ਤੁਹਾਨੂੰ ਮਦਦ ਕਰ ਸਕਦਾ ਹੈ
la asistencia legal puede ayudarle
法律援助 可以 幫帮助你
法律援助 可以 幫助你 

COURT INFORMATION PROGRAM FOR IMMIGRANTS: 1.866.550.2474
Free information and referrals to new immigrants. The website provides information, videos, links to online resources and translated information from ‘Learning About the Law’ in Chinese, Vietnamese, Punjabi and Spanish.
www.courtinformation.ca/

DIAL-A-LAW: 1.800.663.1919
Free service that is available by telephone and on the internet. The library of scripts includes information on: divorce & separation, property & asset division, child custody & guardianship, common-law relationships, marriage & violence against women.
ਪਬਲਿਕ ਅਤੇ ਮੀਡੀਆ ਵਿਚ www.dialalaw.org ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਇਹ ਚੀਜ਼ ਨੋਟ ਕਰੋ ਕਿ ਅੰਗਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਾਰੀਆਂ ਲਿਖਤਾਂ ਦਾ ਤਰਜਮਾ ਨਹੀਂ ਕੀਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। ਜੇ ਕੋਈ ਲਿਖਤ ਤੁਹਾਨੂੰ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿਚ ਨਾ ਲੱਭੇ ਤਾਂ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਅੰਗਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਰੂਪ ਤੇ ਜਾਉ।
拨电查法律中所有专题提供的只是一般资料而非法律意见。这是经过翻译的版本,一切以英文版本为准。并非所有的英文专题都有中文译本。如果在任何专题中提到其他的专题,而您又未能找到中文译本,请参考英文专题。

LEGAL SERVICES SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS:
Getting Help from the RCMP
ਆਰਸੀਐਮਪੀ ਦੀ ਮਦਦ ਮਿਲ ਰਹੀ
Para Obtener Ayuda de la Policía o la RCMP
从警察或者皇家骑警那里得到 帮助
向警察或皇家騎警求助

For Your Protection: Peace Bonds and Family Law Protection Orders
ਆਪਣੇ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਲਈ
保护你: 和平保障令和 家庭法保护令
保護你 : 和平保障令及 家庭法保護令

If Your Sponsor Abuses You
ਜੇਕਰ ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਪ੍ਰਾਯੋਜਕ ਕਰਤੂਤਾ ਤੁਹਾਨੂੰ
Si Su Espónsor le Abusa
如果你的担保人虐待你
如果你的擔保人虐待你

Sponsorship Breakdown
ਸਪਾਨਸਰਸ਼ਿਪ ਟੁੱਟਣ
在加拿大,如果你的移民担 保破裂,而你有需要经济或 者其他方面的帮助
如果你在加拿大的移民擔 保破裂時需要金錢和其他 的幫助

Living Together or Living Apart: Common Law, Marriage, Separation, and Divorce
ਇਕੱਠੇ ਰਹਿ ਜ ਇਲਾਵਾ ਰਹਿ
Viviendo Juntos o Separados
共同生活或者分開生活

Support and free legal information, advice and representation for caregivers, other migrant workers, and survivors of labour trafficking in BC:
WEST COAST DOMESTIC WORKERS’ ASSOCIATION: 1.888.669.4482
302-119 West Pender Street, Vancouver
www.wcdwa.ca

VANCOUVER COMMITTEE FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS & CAREGIVERS RIGHTS: 604.874.0649
2150 Maple Street, Vancouver

LOCAL RESOURCES:
HOTSPOT COMMUNITY RESOURCE & WELCOME CENTRE: 604.815.4142
38027 Cleveland Avenue, Squamish
seatoskycommunity.org/
Information, support and connections for immigrants and newcomers. Settlement services include information about life in Canada including health care, education, social assistance, legal and other Canadian systems, information about Canadian citizenship and permanent resident card, assistance in connecting to community and government services, assistance with interpretation and translation (non-medial and non-legal) and with filling out forms, referral to English language learning and employment programs for adults, and a women’s health program for new immigrants.

IMMIGRANT SERVICES SOCIETY of BC
ISSofBC assists with initial settlement needs and appropriate language and employment training, and helps newcomers to establish networks in their communities.
Language Instruction for Newcomers (LINC): 604.567.4490
Second Avenue, Squamish

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
AMSSA: 1.888.355.5560
An affiliation of Member Agencies providing immigrant settlement and multicultural services in communities throughout BC.
www.amssa.org

WELCOME BC
An online government resource for newcomers to Canada. BC Newcomers’ Guide (available in 11 languages)

MOSAIC
www.mosaicbc.org/