Healing After Homicide Loss

The BC Victims of Homicide will be hosting support groups for those who have lost a loved one to homicide.

Upcoming support groups in Vancouver:
8-week Homicide Bereavement Support Group
(Saturday mornings starting Feb 4 – March 31, 2012)

Monthly Drop-In Support Group
(starting April, 2012)

These self-help, peer support, non-therapy groups are cost-free and facilitated by trained professionals. Saturday morning sessions will provide:

  • A safe, non-judgmental, compassionate environment with time for sharing stories and insights.
  • Essential grief and mourning survival tools.
  • Practical support and information as well as valuable community connections.

No-cost although pre-registration is required as space is limited.  For inquiries and to register, please contact: Helpline: 604-738-9950 Toll Free: 1-877-779-2223 (BC)

The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime offers support, research and education to survivors and stakeholders.

What's New

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    Given the five-year anniversary of Bill C-32: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR), please read the letter we have sent to all MPs across Canada as we try to make sure the mandated Parliamentary review will take place.

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    We have responded to the Honourable Doug Downey, regarding VQRP+ cuts. Read it here. (Our original letter is here and his response can be found here.)

     

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    Read the response we received, regarding our letter to the Hon. Mark Furey, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Nova Scotia concerning support for victims of the mass shooting of April 18-19, 2020 in Portapique, NS.

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    Read the response from PBC Chairperson, Jennifer Oades, to our letter to the Hon. Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, in regards to the attendance of victims at parole hearings during COVID-19.

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    Read our letter to the Hon. Mark Furey, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Nova Scotia concerning support for victims of the mass shooting of April 18-19, 2020 in Portapique, NS.

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