Women's Organisations

Canada (British Columbia)



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Note about telephone area codes: There are two area codes in BC. 604 is used for the lower mainland (which includes Vancouver to Whistler and east to Chilliwack). All other areas of the province are 250, such as Victoria (and all other areas on Vancouver Island), the Okanagan (Kelowna, Penticton, etc.), and anywhere north.



South Cariboo Elizabeth Fry Society
P.O. Box 603 (601 Bancroft street)
Ashcroft, British Columbia
V0K 1A0 Canada
Tel: (604) 453-9656


North Island Women
c/o Community Futures Development Corp. of Mt Waddington
Box 458
Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0 Canada
Phone: (250) 956-2220
Fax: (250) 956-2221
email: futures@island.net
A project-based working committee established as a forum for exchanging information and developing opportunities for North Island Women for employment and training.


Sunshine Coast Community Services Society
Box 1413,
Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A0
Canada
Tel: 885-5881
Fax: 885-9493


Sunshine Coast Women's Resources Society
Box 1443,
Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A0
Canada
Tel/Fax: 885-4088


Howe Sound Women's Centre Society
P.O. Box 2052
Squamish, British Columbia V0N 3G0
Canada
Tel: 892-5748
Fax: 892-5749


Hope And Area Transition Society
P.O. Box 1761, British Columbia
Hope, British Columbia V0X 1L0
Canada
Tel: 869-5191
Fax: 869-5172


Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society
#301 - 1475 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia
V1Y 2A3 Canada
Tel: (604) 763-4613


Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre
#204--750 Cottonwood Avenue
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
V2B 3X2
tel: (250) 376-0179
fax: (250) 376-2127


Kamloops Women's Resource Centre
#7E--750 Cottonwood Avenue
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
V2B 3X2
Tel: (250) 376-3009
Fax: (250) 376-3080
e-mail: kwr_centre@telus.net
Website: http://www3.bc.sympatico.ca/KWRC/kwrc.htm


Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society
261 B Victoria Street
Kamloops, British Columbia
V2C 1A1 Canada
Tel: (604) 374-2119


Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society
#101 - 2666 S. Queensway
Prince George, British Columbia
V2L 1N2 Canada
Tel: (604) 563-1113


Upper Fraser Valley Transition Society
Box 363,
Chilliwack, British Columbia
V2P 6J4 Canada
Tel: 792-3116
Fax 792-4316


Xolhemet Society
P.O. Box 25,
Sardis, British Columbia
Canada V2R 1A5
Tel: 858-0468
Fax 792-2356


Women's Resource Society Of The Fraser Valley
Box 3044,
Mission, British Columbia, V2V 4J3
Canada
Tel: 820-8455
Fax: 820-8495


Cythera Transition House Society
22318 Mcintosh Avenue,
Maple Ridge, British Columbia V2X 3C2
Canada
Tel: 467-9939
Fax: 467-5158


Ishtar Transition House Society
Quest 5507-208th Street,
Langley, British Columbia V3A 2K4
Canada
Tel: 534-1011
Fax 534-1929


Port Coquitlam Area Women's Centre Society
2420 Mary Hill Road,
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 3B1
Canada
Tel: 941-6311
Fax: 941-9275


Act II Society
1035 Austin Avenue,
Coquitlam, British Columbia V3K 3P3
Canada
Tel: 937-7776
Fax: 937-7334


Fraserside Community Services Society
314 Sixth Street,
New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3A6
Canada
Tel: 522-3722
Fax: 522-4031


Path Centre
235-900 Cameron Street
Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada V3S 7M3
Tel: 420-2002
Fax: 420-2021


Surrey Women's Centre Society
P.O. Box 33519, Surrey Place Mall,
Surrey, British Columbia, V3T 5R5
Canada
Tel: 589-1868
Fax: 589-2112


Surrey Delta Immigrant Services Society
1107-7330 137th Street
Surrey, British Columbia V3W 1A3
Canada
Tel: 597-0205
Fax: 597-4299


Options: Services To Communities Society
100-6846 King George Hwy,
Surrey, British Columbia V3W 4Z9
Canada
Tel: 596-4321
Fax 572-7413


Judith Dumont (Nee Parenteau) Metis/Native Women Society
6029 King George Highway,
Surrey, British Columbia V3X 1G3
Canada
Tel: 597-4741
Fax: 597-6632


Ridge Meadows Women's Centre Society
12229 Harris Road,
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia V3Y 2E9
Canada
Tel: 460 0064


British Columbia/Yukon Society Of Transition Houses
# 112-409 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V3Y 2M2
Canada
Tel: 669-6943
Fax: 682-6962


South Surrey/White Rock Women's Place Association
15318-20th Ave,
Surrey, British Columbia V4A 2A2
Canada
Tel: 536-9611
Fax: 536-6362


Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
1740 Southmere Cr. #217
White Rock, British Columbia
Canada V4A 6E4
Tel: 001 604 536 3047
Fax: 001 604 535 4693


Atira Transition House Society
#200, 15210 North Bluff Road
White Rock, British Columbia, V4B 3E6
Canada
Tel: 531-9151
Crisis: 531-4430
Fax: 531-9151
Email: office@atira.bc.ca
Website: http://www.atira.bc.ca


Deltassist Community Services Society
11425-84th Avenue,
Delta, British Columbia V4C 2L9
Canada
Tel: 594-3455
Fax: 594-3496


Delta Family Services Society
205-11861-88 Avenue,
Delta, British Columbia V4C 3C6
Canada
Tel: 591-1185
Fax: 591-3570


Feminist Institute for Studies on Law & Society
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6
Canada


International Organization For Women And Math Education
Department of Math and Statistics
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5A 1S6 Canada
Tel: 604-291-3569


Families As Support Teams
2702 Norland Avenue,
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5B 3A6
Canada
Tel: 299-0005
Fax: (604) 291-0005


Burnaby Family Life Institute
#33-250 Willingdon Avenue,
Burnaby, British Columbia V5C 5E9
Canada
Tel: (604) 659-2200
Fax: 299-9731


Immigrant And Visible Minority Women Of British Columbia
102-4716 Hazel Street,
Burnaby, British Columbia V5H 1S6
Canada
Tel./Fax: 294-5993


Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society
5000 Kingsway Plaza - Phase III 306-4980 Kingsway,
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5H 4K7
Canada
Tel: 436-1025
Fax: 436-3267


Urban Native Youth Association
1607 East Hastings Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia , V5L 1S7
Canada
Tel: 254-7783
Fax: 254-7811


Press Gang Publishers
1723 Grant Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 2Y6
Telephone: (604) 251-3315
Fax: (604) 876-7892 or 604-251-3329
E-Mail: pgangpub@portal.ca
URL: http://www.pressgang.bc.ca
Press Gang Publishers is a feminist and lesbian press, producing vital and provocative books by women since 1975.


Groots
2156 E. 10th Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V5N 1Y1
Tel: 001 604 255 5624
Fax: 001 614 683 6649


Freedom Socialist Party
Rebel Centre
2278 East 24th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 2V2
Canada
Tel: (604) 874-9048


Women Working For Tibetans
P.O. Box 21584
1850 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4AO
Canada


Kettle Friendship Society
2149 Commuercial Drive,
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5N 4B3
Canada
Tel: 251-5664
Fax: 251-6385


Helping Spirit Lodge Society
3965 Dumfries Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 5R3
Canada
Tel: 872-6649
Fax: 873-4402


Indian Homemaker's Association Of British Columbia
251 East 11th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2C4
Canada
Tel: 876-0944
Fax: 876-1448


Women Against Violence Against Women Rape Crisis Centre
Box 24376, Stn. C
Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 4M5
Canada
Tel: 255-6228
Fax: 875-6011


Association Of First Nations Women
204-96 East Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5T 4N9
Canada
Tel: 873-1833
Fax: 872-1845


West Coast Mental Health Network
107-96 East Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 4N9
Canada
Fax: 879-6475


Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter
Vancouver, British Columbia
Tel: 604-872-8212
Fax: 604-876-4179 or 876-8450
email: nwes@mail.bc.rogers.wave.ca or wgacj02@web.net
URL: http//rapereliefshelter.bc.ca


Canadian Association Of Sexual Assault Centres
77 East 20th Ave.
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5V 1L7 Canada
email: casac01@shaw.ca
web site: http://www.casac.ca
English and French site on legal, social and attitudinal issues on women's equality rights with an aim to inform and educate. Also lists rape crisis centres and transition houses across Canada. The intent of the Canadian Association is to act as a force for social change regarding violence against women at the individual, the institutional and the political level.


Family Services Of Greater Vancouver
202-1193 Kingway,
Burnaby, British Columbia V5V 3C9
Canada
Tel: 874-2938
Fax: 874-9898


India Mahila Association
47 East 50th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V5X 1A1
Canada
Tel: 325-3327


South Asian Women's Centre Society
8163 Main Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5X 3L2
Canada
Tel/Fax: 325-6637


Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service
800-601 West Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Z 4C2
Canada
Tel: 874-7626
Fax: 874-7661


Phillipine Women Centre Of British Columbia
451 Powell Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1G7
Canada
Tel/Fax: 215-1103


Downtown Eastside Women's Centre Association
44 East Cordova Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1K2
Canada
Tel: 681-8480
Fax: 681-8470


Metro Training Institute For Women
700-333 Terminal Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6A 2L7
Canada
Tel: 682-6020
Fax: 682-6468


Immigrant Services Society Of British Columbia
501-333 Terminal Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 2L7
Canada
Tel: 684-2561
Fax 684-2266


Vancouver Status Of Women
307 East 77th East Hastings
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6A 3Y1
Canada
Tel/Fax: (604) 255-5511


Sex Workers Alliance of Vancouver
Box 3075
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3X6 Canada


Feminist Research, Education, Development & Action (FREDA)
SFU Harbour Centre, Room 155
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5K3
Canada
Tel: 291-5197
Fax: 291-5189
E-mail: freda@sfu.ca
URL: http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/


Status Of Women Canada
British Columbia Yukon Regional Office
Ste. 430, Sinclair Centre
757 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 1A1
Canada
Tel: (604) 666-3465 or 1-800-811-1511
Fax: (604) 666-0212
E-mail: swcbcyk@web.net


B.C./ Yukon Society of Transition Houses
Suite 507, 475 Howe St.
Vancouver, B.C.,
V6C 2B3, Canada
Telephone: (604)669-6943
Fax: (604)682-6962


Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST)
417-535 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2E8
Canada
Tel: 604.895.5800 ext. 5814
Fax: 604.684.9171
web site: www.harbour.sfu.ca/scwist
e-mail: scwist@sfu.ca


YWCA of Vancouver
535 Hornby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
V6C 2E8
Tel: (604) 895-5800
YWCA Women's Information Centre Tel: 895-5790
Fax: (604) 684-9171
e-mail: enquire@ywcavan.org or wic@ywcavan.org
URL: http://www.ywcavan.org
The World YWCA is an international woman-centered service and advocacy organization with its headquarters in Geneva. The Vancouver chapter was established in 1897. The YWCA programs include counselling, childcare, housing, shelter for women and their families, mentorship, health and welfare programs and support for single mothers and indigenous women. The Women's Information Centre focuses on women from the Vancouver area. The centre has a database of Canadian and British Columbian women's organizations. It also houses the archive of the Vancouver YWCA.


Association Of Women Business Owners
Lower Mainland, British Columbia
Suite 1400, 355 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 2G8
Canada
Tel: 878-6699
Fax: 733-5678
e-mail: info@wbo.ca
URL: http://www.wbo.ca/


P.A.C.E. Society (Prostitution Alternatives Counselling and Education)
P.O. Box 73537, 1014 Robson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 1A7
Canada
Tel: 872-7651
Fax: 872-7508


British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
E311-4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3N1
Canada
URL: http://www.bccewh.bc.ca


Promotion Plus
305-1367 W. Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4A9
Canada
tel. (604) 737-3075
toll free in BC: 1-877-55-PROMO
fax. (604) 738-7175
e-mail: promoplus@mindlink.bc.ca
URL: http://www.virtualplanet.com/promo_plus
Promotion Plus is a non profit organization in British Columbia whose vision is to ensure that girls and women in BC have a wide range of choices and opportunities, have equity as participants, leaders, and competitors, and become fully participatory and actualize their potential.


Vancouver Women's Health Collective Society
219-1675 West 8th Avenue,
Vancouver, British Columbia ,V6J 1V2
Canada
Tel: 736-4234 or 736-5262
Fax: 736-2152


Vancouver Society Of Immigrant And Visible Minority Women
204-2524 Cypress Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6J 3N2
Canada
Tel/Fax: 731-9108


Women's Research Centre
101-2245 West Broadway,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2E4
Canada
Tel: 734-0485
Fax: 734-0484


Center for Research in Women's Studies and Gender Relations
1896 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, V6T 1Z1
Canada


Let it Be Known-- experiences of womyn activists. (zine)
c/o the Student Environment Centre
6138 Student Union Blvd.
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T L2L Canada
fax c/o the Student Environment Centre (604)822-9019
email: alert@unixg.ubc.ca
URL: http://www.cs.ubc.ca/spider/cronauer/zine/index.html


Battered Women's Support Services
#401-510 West Hastings
Vancouver, British Columbia V6V 1L8
Canada
Tel: 687-1868
Fax: 687-1864


Richmond Women's Resource Centre Association
#110-7000 Minoru Blvd,
Richmond, British Columbia V6Y 3Z5
Canada
Tel: 279-7060
Fax: 279-7069
e-mail: rwrc@ihermes.com
Website : http://www.richmondwomenscentre.bc.ca


North Shore Crisis Services Society
North Shore Women's Centre Society
212-145 East 15th Avenue
North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7L 2P7
Canada
Tel: 987-1773
Fax: 987-1623


First Nations Wellness Society
International Plaza Towers
Room 365-1959 Marine Drive
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7P 3G1
Canada
Tel: 986-7424
Fax: 984-0124


Women's Defense Fund Society
#506-1039 View Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8V 4V6
Canada
E-mail: womensdefense@uvss.uvic.ca


Victoria Women's Sexual Assault Centre (VWSAC)
Victoria Women's Sexual Assault Centre
306 - 620 View Street
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada V8W 1J6
Tel:: (250) 383-5545 or (250) 383-3232
We are TTY accessible.
Fax: (250) 383-6112
email: vwsac@islandnet.com
The Victoria Women's Sexual Assault Centre in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, provides crisis intervention, justice related support services and counselling programs for those affected by sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse.


University of Victoria Students Society Women's Centre
Box 3035
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada, V8W 3P3
Tel: 250-721-8353
E-mail: wcentre@uvic.ca
A consensus-based collective whose mandate is to be a strong, radical, feminist voice on campus; to create social change through polictical action, education and suppport of UVic women students. Provides referrals to campus and community services, resource library, drop-in lounge areas, space and resources for organizing on issues of concern to women students and events organsing eg: Dec.14, memorial, etc., and protests when needed. Located on campus in the students unuion building. Wheelchair accesable.


Women's Studies Department
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada V8W 3P5


British Columbia Ministry of Women's Equality
PO Box 9899 STN PROV GOVT
(5-712 Yates Street)
Victoria, BC V8W 9T9
Canada
e-mail: info@weq.gov.bc.ca
URL: http://www.weq.gov.bc.ca


M.O.O.N.W.I.T. Collective
#159 - 25 Maki Rd.
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9R 6N3 Canada
Tel: (250)754-2541
e-mail: moonwit13@yahoo.com
URL: http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~aq389/moonwit
A planetary collective for change. M.eeting O.ur O.wn N.eeds W.ith I.magination & T.enacity. Connecting network for women funded totally by distribution of our awesome washable menstrual pads


Campbell River Area Women's Resources Centre
457 - 10th Avenue, Campbell River, British Columbia
Canada V9W 4E4
phone # 250-287-3044
fax # 250-287-3038
email crwc@connected.bc.ca
web page crwomenscentre.bc.ca


Ann Elmore Transition House,
Box 548, Campbell River, British Columbia
Canada, V9W 5C1
Tel (250) 287-7384 or (250)286-3666
fax (250) 286-6252
email: aeh@crcn.net
We are a shelter for women and their children that are fleeing an abusive relationship. Women can stay for up to 30 days. There are no fees. We also have a 24 hour crisis line and offer suppport/couselling appointments for non resident women. We also have one bed for non-medical detoxification from drugs or alcohol for women (maximum 2 week stay).


Unsorted/Incomplete

The Nanaimo Women's Centre
#222-285 Prideaux Ave.
Nanaimo, B.C.
Tel:(250)753-0633


Vancouver Anti-Anorexia/Anti-Bulimia League
303-1212 West Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
Telephone: (604) 731-7304
Fax: (604) 730-1015
E-Mail: tess@radiant.net
URL: http://www.geocities.com/Wellesley/4452


"Women's Enterprise Society of BC"
7-2070 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia
Canada
Tel 1-800-643-7014
fax (250)868-2709
email: wesbc@silk.net



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