How to access women's transition housing

There are three types of housing listed below. The first list contains both transition houses and safe homes. The second list contains second-stage housing.

  1. Transition houses provide safe, temporary 24/7 staffed shelter with support services.
  2. Safe homes provide safe, temporary short term shelter and support services.
  3. Second-stage housing provides safe, temporary short term housing and support services.
The * symbol indicates at 24 hour access line.
TH = Transition House
SH = Safe Home



Location
Organization
Program
  Type
         
100 Mile House 100 Mile House & District Women's Centre 100 Mile House Safe Home 250-395-4093
*1-800-563-0808
email
SH
         
Abbotsford
Women's Resource Society of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford Transition House
604-852-6008
604-820-8455
email
website
TH
         
Aldergrove
Ishtar Transition Housing Society
Libra Transition House
*604-857-5797
604-534-1011
email
website
TH
         
Bella Coola
Nuxalk Transition House Society Snxlhh Transition House 1-877-799-0070
email
TH
         
Burnaby
Dixon Transition Society
Dixon House
604-298-3454
email
website
TH
         
Burns Lake
Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society
Eagle's Nest Transition House
*250-692-5720
250-692-7559
email
website
TH
         
Campbell River
Campbell River & North Island Transition Society
Ann Elmore Transition House
*250-286-3666
*1-800-667-2188
250-287-7384
website
TH
         
Castlegar Castlegar & District Community Services Society Castlegar Safe Home 250-365-2104
*1-888-353-2273
email
website
SH
         
Chetwynd South Peace Community Resources Society Chetwynd Safe House 250-788-1976
250-788-6814
email
website
SH
         
Chilliwack
Ann Davis Transition Society
Ann Davis Transition House
*604-792-3116
604-792-2760
website
TH
         
Chilliwack Xolhemet Society Wilma's Transition House
604-858-0468
*1-888-558-0468
email
website
TH
         
Clearwater Yellowhead Community Services Society Clearwater Safe Home
*250-674-2135 (local residents)
1-855-674-2135 (for other communities in area)

email
website
SH
         
Coquitlam
Tri-City Transitions Joy’s Place
604-492-1700
email
website
TH
         
Courtenay
Comox Valley Transition Society
Lilli House
250-897-0511
*250-338-1227
email
website
TH
         
Cranbrook
Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays
Kootenay Haven Transition House
250-426-4887
*1-800-200-3003
email
website
TH
         
Creston Kootenai Community Centre Society Irvine House Safe Home Program 250-402-0068
*250-428-6856
email
website
SH
         
Creston Kootenai Community Centre Society Creston Older Women Safe Home Program 250-402-0068
*250-428-6856
email
website
SH
         
Dawson Creek
South Peace Community Resources Society
Mizpah Transition House
250-782-9176
250-784-8432
email
website
TH
         
Duncan
Cowichan Women Against Violence Society
Somenos Transition House
*250-748-8544
250-748-8543
email
website
TH
         
Fernie Elkford Women's Task Force Society Elkford Valley Safe Home 250-865-2031
*1-800-200-3003
email
SH
         
Fort Nelson
Fort Nelson Aboriginal Friendship Society
FNAFS Women's Transition House
250-774-4742

TH
         
Fort St. James
Fireweed Collective Society
Fireweed Safe Haven
250-996-8081
*250-996-8000
email
TH
         
Fort St. John
Community Bridge
Meaope Transition House
250-785-6021
*250-785-5208
email
website
TH
         
Gold River Campbell River & North Island Transition Society Gold River Safe Home *250-286-3666
250-287-7384
website
SH
         
Golden Golden Women's Resource Centre Golden Safe Home
250-344-5317
*250-344-2101
website
SH
         
Grand Forks
Boundary Women's Coalition
Boundary Women’s Transition House
*250-442-3131
email
website
TH
         
Hope
Hope & Area Transition Society
Jean Scott Transition House
*604-869-5191
email
website
TH
         
Invermere Family Dynamix Association Invermere Safe Home
250-341-3963 or
250-342-5566
*1-800-200-3003
email
website
SH
         
Kamloops
The Kamloops Community YMCA –YWCA
Y Women's Emergency Shelter
250-374-6162
email
website
TH
         
Kaslo North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society Kaslo Safe Home 250-353-7691
email
website
SH
         
Kelowna
Central Okanagan Emergency Shelter Society
Kelowna Women's Shelter
*250-763-1040
email
website
TH
         
Kitimat
Tamitik Status of Women Association
Dunmore Place
*250-632-6070
email
website
TH
         
Langley
Ishtar Transition Housing Society
Ishtar Transition House
*604-530-9442
604-534-1011
email
website
TH
         
Lillooet Lillooet Friendship Centre Society Lillooet Safe Home
250-256-4146
website
SH
         
Lytton Fraser Thompson Indian Services Society Hans Knakst Transition House 1-800-318-4455
250-455-2284
TH
         
Mackenzie Mackenzie Counselling Services Society Mackenzie Safe Home
250-997-6595
email
website
SH
         
Maple Ridge
Cythera Transition House Society
Cythera Transition House
*604-467-9966
604-467-9939
email
website
TH
         
Massett
Haida Gwaii Society for Community Peace
Tlaa Juuhldaa Naay Transition House
250-626-4664
*250-626-4666
*1-877-626-4677
email
website
TH
         
McBride Robson Valley Support Society McBride Safe Home 250-569-2266
email
website
SH
         
Mission
Women's Resource Society of the Fraser Valley
Mission Transition House
604-826-7800
604-820-8455
email
website
TH
         
Nakusp Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services Nakusp Safe Home 250-265-1843 SH
         
Nanaimo
Haven Society
Haven House
250-756-2452
*250-756-0616
website
TH
         
Nelson
Nelson Community Services Centre Society
Aimee Beaulieu Transition House
*250-354-4357
250-352-3504
email
website
TH
         
New Westminster
W.I.N.G.S. Fellowship Ministries
Monarch Place
*604-521-1888
email
website
TH
         
North Vancouver
North Shore Crisis Services Society
Sage Transition House
*604-987-0366

604-987-1773
email
website
TH
         
Osoyoos/Oliver South Okanagan Integrated Community Services Society South Okanagan Safe Home 250-498-2538
*1-877-723-3911
email
website
SH
         
Parksville Haven Society
Parksville-Qualicum Haven House
*1-888-756-0616
250-586-7418
website
SH
         
Pemberton Howe Sound Women's Centre Society
Pearl’s Safe Home
604-892-5711
1-877-890-5711
email
website
SH
         
Penticton
Okanagan Nation Family Intervention and Service Society
Okanagan Nation Emergency Transition House
250-493-4902
*1-877-493-4909
email
TH
         
Penticton
South Okanagan Women in Need Society
South Okanagan Women in Need Transition House
250-493-7233
*1-800-814-2033
email
website
TH
         
Penticton South Okanagan Women in Need Society Penticton Safe Home 1-800-814-2033
email
SH
         
Port Alberni
Alberni Community and Women's Services Society
Port Alberni Transition House
*250-724-2223
250-724-7111
email
TH
         
Port Hardy North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society Port Hardy Safe Home 250-949-8333
*250-230-1647 (24 hour access line)
email
website
SH
         
Powell River
Powell River & Region Transition House Society
Grace House
604-485-4554
*604-485-9773
email
website
TH
         
Prince George
Phoenix Transition House Society
Phoenix Transition House
250-563-7305
email
website
TH
         
Prince George
Prince George & District Elizabeth Fry Society
Amber House
*250-562-5868
*1-866-563-1113
250-563-1113
email
website
TH
         
Prince Rupert
North Coast Transition Society
Ravens Keep
*250-627-8588
email
website
TH
         
Princeton Princeton Family Services Society Princeton Safe Home *250-295-8211 SH
         
Quesnel
Amata Transition House Society
Amata Transition House
*250-992-7321
*250-992-3385
website
TH
         
Revelstoke
Revelstoke Womens Shelter Society
Forsythe House
250-837-4382
*250-837-1111
email
website
TH
         
Richmond
Chimo Community Services
Nova Transition House
604-270-4900
*604-270-4911
email
website
TH
         
Salmo Salmo Community Resource Society Salmo Safe Home 250-357-2277 (during office hours)
*1-888-353-2273
email
website
SH
         
Salmon Arm
Shuswap Area Family Emergency Society
Shuswap & Area Women's Shelter
*250-832-9616
email
website
TH
         
Salt Spring Island
Island Women Against Violence
Salt Spring Island Transition House
*250-537-0735
*1-877-435-7544
email
website
TH
         
Smithers
Northern Society for Domestic Peace
Passage Transition House
*250-847-2595
250-847-9000
email
website
TH
         
Sooke
Sooke Transition House Society
Annie's Place
*250-642-2591
*250-480-5461 (pager)
250-642-2544
email
website
TH
         
South Okanagan South Okanagan Women in Need Society South Okanagan Safe Home 1-800-814-2033 SH
         
Squamish
Howe Sound Women's Centre Society
Pearl's Place Transition House
604-892-5711
*1-877-890-5711
email
website
TH
         
Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Community Services Society
Yew Transition House
604-885-5128
*604-885-2944
email
website
TH
         
Surrey
Options Community Services Society
Virginia Sam Transition House
*604-572-5116
email
website
TH
         
Surrey/South Surrey
Atira Women's Resource Society
Ama House for Older Women
604-542-5992
email
website
TH
         
Surrey
Atira Women's Resource Society
Shimai House
604-581-9100
email
website
TH
         
Surrey Atira Women's Resource Society Maxxine Wright Shelter for Pregnant Women 604-580-2915
email
TH
         
Surrey
Options Community Services Society
Evergreen Transition House
*604-584-3301
email
website
TH
         
Surrey/White Rock Atira Women's Resource Society Durrant House 604-531-9151
*604-531-4430
email
website
TH
         
Telegraph Creek
Tahltan Health & Social Services Authority
Three Sisters Haven House
*1-888-414-2836
250-235-3120
email
TH
         
Terrace
Ksan House Society
Terrace Transition House
*250-635-6447
250-635-2373
1-888-337-5726
email
website
TH
         
Trail
Trail Family & Individual Resource Centre Society
WINS Transition House
*250-364-1543
email
website
TH
         
Tumbler Ridge South Peace Community Resources Society Tumbler Ridge Safe Home
250-242-2082
*250-242-8028
email
website
SH
         
Ucluelet
Westcoast Community Resources Society
Westcoast Transition House
250-726-2020
*1-877-726-2080
email
website
TH
         
Valemount Robson Valley Support Society Valemount Safe Home
250-566-9107
email
website
SH
         
Vancouver
Salvation Army
Kate Booth House
604-872-0772
*604-872-0774
website
TH
         
Vancouver
Helping Spirit Lodge Society
Helping Spirit Lodge Transition House
*604-872-6649
email

TH
         
Vancouver
Kettle Friendship Society
Peggy's Place
*604-430-5202
604-430-6644
TH
         
Vancouver
Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter
Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter
*604-872-8212
email
website
TH
         
Vanderhoof
Omineca Safe Home Society
Joy Aitkens Safe Home
250-567-9512
*250-567-9959
email
TH
         
Vernon
Vernon Women's Transition House Society
Vernon Women's Transition House
*250-542-1122
email
website
TH
         
Victoria
Cridge Centre for the Family
Cridge Transition House
*250-479-3963
email
website
TH
         
Victoria
Victoria Women's Transition House Society
Victoria Women's Transition House
250-592-2927
*250-385-6611
email
website
TH
         
Victoria Victoria Women's Transition House Society Older Women’s Safe Home 250-592-2927
*250-385-6611
email
website
SH
         
Watson Lake, Yukon (also serves Northern B.C.)
Help & Hope for Families Society
Help & Hope Transition House
867-536-7233
email
website
TH
         
Whistler Howe Sound Women's Centre Society Pearl’s Safe Home
1-877-890-5711
email
website
SH
         
Williams Lake
Cariboo Friendship Society
Chiwid Transition House
*250-398-5658
250-398-6831
email
website
TH
         
         
Second-Stage Housing Contacts
Second-stage housing assists women who have left abusive relationships make plans for independent living. Women and their children can typically stay in second stage housing for 6-18 months.
 
Location
Organization
Program Name
   
         
Abbotsford Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley Christine Lamb Residence 604-746-4200
email
 
         
Burnaby
Dixon Transition Society
Wenda’s Place
*604-298-6046
website
email
 
         
Chilliwack Xolhemet Society Xolhemet Second Stage *1-888-558-0468
604-824.0939
email
website
 
         
Coquitlam TriCity Transitions Joy's Place 604-941-7111
email
website
 
         
Cranbrook Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays Haven Gardens
250-417-2523
website
 
         
Fernie Elk Valley Family Society Chrysalis House 250-423-4213
email
 
         
Fort St. John Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society Skye’s Place
250-787-1121
email
 
         
Mission Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley Santa Rosa Place 604-820-8455
email
website
 
         
New Westminster
W.I.N.G.S. Fellowship Ministries
Chrysalis Place
604-521-1893
email
website
 
         
North Vancouver
North Shore Crisis Services Society
H.O.P.E.'s Place
604-987-0366
*604-987-3374
email
website
 
         
North Vancouver
North Shore Crisis Services Society
SAGE Second Stage
604-987-3374
email
website
 
         
Prince Rupert North Coast Transition Society Eagles Landing 250-627-8959 ext. 24
website
 
         
Richmond Chimo Community Services Chimo Second Stage 604-279-7077
email
website
 
         
Salt Spring Island
Island Women Against Violence
The Cedars
250-931-2032
email
website
 
         
Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Community Services Society
Thyme SS
604-885-4241
email
website
 
         
Surrey Atira Women’s Resource Society Maxxine Wright Second Stage
604-582-2121
email
website
 
         
Surrey YWCA Metro Vancouver Arbour House 604-597-4952
email
website
 
         
Surrey Progressive Intercultural Community Services Harmony House 604-596-7722
email
website
 
         
Surrey Domestic Abuse Services - OLGCS Eva's House
604-585-6688
email
website
 
         
Surrey/Newton
Atira Women's Resource Society
Koomseh SS
604-501-9294
email
website
 
         
Trail
Trail Family & Individual Resource Centre Society
Nova Vita SS
250-364-2665
*1-888-353-2273
email
website
 
         
Vancouver Aboriginal Mother Centre Aboriginal Mother Centre
604.558.2616
website
email
 
         
Vancouver
Act 2 Child & Family Services Society
Safe Choice
604-733-6495
email
website
 
         
Vancouver
Atira - Bridge Housing Long Stay Program
Bridge Housing Long-Stay Program
604-684-3542
email
website
 
         
Vancouver Helping Spirit Lodge Society Spirit Way
604-874-6629
email
website
 
         
Vancouver
YWCA Metro Vancouver
Munroe House
604-734-5722
email
website
 
         
Vanderhoof Omineca Safe Home Society Omineca Supportive Housing Complex
250-567-9959
email
website
 
         
Victoria
Cridge Centre for the Family
Cridge SS
250-995-6418
email
website
 
         
Victoria
Greater Victoria Women's Shelter Society
Margaret Laurence House
250-995-0058
email
website
 
         
Watson Lake, Yukon (also serves Northern B.C.) Help & Hope for Families Society Nawudigā Pathway Second Stage Housing 867-536-7234
email
website