Family law resources are necessary when families are going through separation, divorce or other transitions, they may wish to turn to these family resources in the Greater Victoria Area.
Family Justice Center provides general information about family law in British Columbia. It has information for people considering changes in their family relationships such as separation and divorce, and may be of interest to people thinking of marrying or living with someone in a marriage-like relationship.website: http://www.justicebc.ca/en/fam
BC Families in Transition helps children, youth, and adults manage the challenges of separation, divorce, remarriage, blended family arrangements, and other complex family situations. Services include: professional counselling for adults, children, youth, and families; legal support services; and workshops. website: http://www.bcfit.org phone: 250-386-4331
Parents' Programs and Services provided by the Ministry of Education include support for Child Development, Schooling and Education, Special Needs, Health and Safety.website: http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/parents.htm
In Your Grasp is a regional and provincial database of available community resources for BC families; the database can be searched by services and location. website: http://www.inyourgrasp.bc.ca/default.asp
Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre offers a wide selection of programs and free services that assist custodial and non-custodial parents in meeting the needs of their families. website: http://www.singleparentvictoria.ca phone: 250-385-1114
Young Parents Support Network works to support and empower young parent families by meeting their needs through parenting programs and groups, as well as one-to-one services for young and expecting parents facing challenges in their lives. website: http://www.ypsn.ca phone: 250-384-0552
Child Care Resource & Referral is a quality enhancement program and supports families, child care providers, and the community in promoting quality child care.
Boys & Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria provides before and after school programs, youth justice programs, and other youth and family services in Greater Victoria. website: www.bgcvic.ca phone: 250-384-9133
VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including victims of human trafficking exploited for labour or sexual services. website: http://www.victimlinkbc.ca/vlbc phone: 604-875-0885, 1-800-563-0808
Victoria Women’s Transition House provides resources and a crisis helpline for support and information for women who are either experiencing abuse or have experienced abuse in the past. website: http://www.transitionhouse.net phone: 250-385-6611
Safe Kids BC is a Child Abuse Prevention Website by the Ministry of Child and Family Development and it provides links to Help-line numbers, parent resource sites and links to resources for teens. website: http://www.victoriasafekidsbc.ca phone: 310-1234
Resources for Women
Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative works to benefit the community through the provision of programs and services for women and their families. The website also provides a comprehensive list of resources for a variety of categories including addiction, childcare, counseling, employment, emergency food, shelter and clothing. website: http://womeninneed.zenutech.com/resources phone: 250-480-4006
If you know of other family law resources in the City of Victoria not listed here, please advise us and we will put them here.
If you wish to meet with a lawyer at Hemminger Law Group please contact us.